The 133th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) will be held both online from April 15 to May 5.
The China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, was established in 1957. It is a comprehensive international trading event with the longest history, the largest scale, the most complete variety of exhibits, the largest number of buyers, the broadest distribution of buyers’ source countries, and the greatest business turnover in China.
Co-hosted by the Ministry of Commerce and the people’s government of Guangdong province, and organized by the China Foreign Trade Center, it is held every spring and autumn in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, serving as a platform for Chinese enterprises to explore the international market.
The 129th Canton Fair was held online from April 15 to 24, 2020. During the fair, the website of the Canton Fair received a total of 35.38 million visits, and buyers from 227 countries and regions registered for the exhibition. Exhibitors displayed over 2.76 million exhibit items, 290,000 more than in the previous year.
The 130th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) will be held online and offline for 20 days from Oct 15 to Nov 3, 2021. It will set up 51 exhibition areas according to 16 categories of commodities.
The value of the Canton Fair lies in providing innovative services for China's trade cooperation with countries and regions around the world, facilitating Chinese and foreign enterprises to achieve one-stop trade consultation and procurement, providing reliable suppliers and purchaser resources, reflecting the development trend of the industry and international trade, and providing comprehensive trade services.
The Canton Fair has effectively driven the development of the convention and exhibition industry in China and even the world, and effectively promoted the development of China's foreign and international trade as well as the global economy.
The 132th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) will be held both online from October 15 to 24.