April 15-19, 2013
April 23-27, 2013
May 1-5, 2013
China Import and Export 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.
The fair, comprehensive in nature, has won its renown of “China’s No.1 Fair” for the longest history, the highest level, the largest scale, the most complete exhibit variety, the biggest buyer attendance, the broadest buyer distribution, the greatest business turnover, and the best credit standing in China.
Forty-eight 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.
China's best foreign trade corporations (enterprises), foreign trade companies, factories, scientific research institutions, foreign invested enterprises, wholly foreign-owned enterprises, private enterprises and general public.
• Phase 1
Electronics & Household Electrical Appliances, Hardware & Tools, Machinery and Spare Parts, Building Materials, Lighting Equipment, Chemical Products, International Pavilion.
• Phase 2
Consumer Goods, Gifts, Home Decorations.
• Phase 3
Textiles & Garments, Shoes, Office Supplies, Cases & Bags, Recreation Product, Medicines, Medical Devices, Health Products, Food Products.