The 135th largest import export fair draws closer



China will hold the 135th Canton Fair or the China Import & Export Fair in April 2024, the biannual trade fair taking place each year in Spring and Autumn. It is the ultimate gathering of industries that have made China the world’s first choice for outsourcing products and components.

The trade fair will start on April 15th and continue to its last day on May 05th in the city of Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province.

The Canton Fair is a globally recognised trade which started in 1957 and has now attracted over 200 000 visitors from around 200 countries generating USD 1.2 trillion (M3.2 trillion) in sales. The exhibition has a large range of product with around 24 000 exhibitors showing their products.

China Import and Export Fair is organized by China Foreign Trade Centre, it is a comprehensive international trading event with the longest history, the largest scale, the most complete exhibit variety, the largest buyer attendance, the most diverse buyer source country, the greatest business turnover and the best reputation in China.

Secretary General of China Import and Export Fair Chu Shijia said on the exhibition website, Canton Fair is a trade promotion platform that directly links domestic and international markets and serves as the hub of the dual circulation enjoying a unique position in building the new development paradigm.

“All efforts will be made to innovate mechanism, create more business models and expand the Fair’s role to become a vital platform for China’s opening-up on all fronts, the high-quality development of global trade and the dual circulation of domestic and overseas markets, so as to better serve national strategies and the innovative development of foreign trade.”

The Canton Fair is for businesses from all over the world looking to find out what the latest products China has to offer and to look for suppliers they can work with in the long term.

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