Chinese Export Commodities Fair, also called Canton Fair, is held twice a year in Spring and Autumn since it was inaugurated in the Spring of 1957. It is China's largest trade fair of the highest level, of the most complete varieties and of the largest attendance and business turnover. Preserving its traditions, the Fair is a comprehensive and multi-functional event of international importance.
Fifty Trading Delegations, being composed of thousands of China's best foreign trade corporations (enterprises) with good credibility and sound financial capabilities, take part in the Fair, including foreign trade companies, factories, scientific research institutions, foreign invested enterprises, wholly foreign-owned enterprises, private enterprises, etc.
Besides traditional way of negotiating against samples, the Fair holds Canton Fair online. The Fair leans to export trade, though import business is also done here. Apart from the above-mentioned, various types of business activities such as economic and technical cooperations and exchanges, commodity inspection, insurance, transportation, advertising, consultation, etc. are also carried out in flexible ways. Business people from all over the world are gathering in Guangzhou, exchanging business information and developing friendship.
|Time of Initiation||the spring of April, 1957|
|Interval||two phases a session, two sessions a year|
|Fair Session||Phase 1: April.15th -20th Phase 2:April.25th-30th
Phase 1: Oct.15th -20th Phase 2:Oct.25th-30th (Autumn)
|Duration||6 days each phase, 2 phases each session|
|Venue||Chinese Export Commodities Fair (Pazhou)
(Xingang Dong Road, Haizhu, Guangzhou, China)
Chinese Export Commodities Fair (Liuhua) Complex
(117 Liu Hua Road, Guangzhou, China)
|Gross Exhibition Space||576,000 M2|
|Number of Booths||30,058 standard booths (99th Session)|
|Varieties||more than 150,000|
|Business Turnover||32,220 Million USD (99th Session)|
|Number of Trading
Countries & Regions
|211 (99th Session)|
|Number of Visitors||190,011 (99th Session)|
|Exhibitors||13,686 exhibitors (99th Session)|
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