Review of 126th China Import and Export Fair, Canton Fair 2019 Autumn Phase 1, Part 1, Guangzhou, China

The first phase of the 126th Canton Fair was held in the Canton Fair Complex from October 15th to 19th, 2019. The theme of the first phase is high-tech. The exhibitors aim at the latest demand trends in the international market, launch many high-tech, high-quality, and high-value-added products, striving to move toward the high-end of the global value chain. Enterprises attach importance to the construction of independent brands, strengthen the technological and cultural connotations of the brand, and at the same time build an industrial chain integrating production, design, and channels with the brand as the core, so as to improve the overall competitiveness of independent brands.

The total exhibition area is 1.185 million square meters. The export exhibition has 51 exhibition areas according to 16 categories of commodities, with a total of 59,678 booths. There were 12,125 brand booths, 47,553 general booths, 25,000 exhibitors in total, and 8,728 exhibitors in the first phase.

Exhibited household appliances, electronic consumer products, electronic and electrical products, computer and communication products, large machinery and equipment, small machinery, hardware, tools, bicycles, motorcycles, auto parts, construction and decoration materials, bathroom facilities, lighting products, chemical products, Vehicles (outdoor), Construction machinery (outdoor), International Pavilion and other exhibition areas.

In addition to the large-scale exhibition, this year’s Canton Fair will also host many wonderful supporting activities. Approximately 20 high-end themed forums, covering international economic and trade frictions, trade risk prevention and control, RMB exchange rate, supply and procurement docking, trends and other fields.

The China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, was founded in the spring of 1957. It is held in Guangzhou every spring and autumn. It is the longest, highest-level, largest-scale, and most comprehensive product category in China. A comprehensive international trade event with the largest number of buyers, the widest distribution in countries and regions, the best transaction effect and the best reputation.

Since its inception, Canton Fair has been adhering to reform and innovation. It has withstood various challenges and never been interrupted. Canton Fair enhances trade connection between China and the world, demonstrating China’s image and achievements of development. It is an outstanding platform for Chinese enterprises to explore the international market and an exemplary base to implement China’s strategies for foreign trade growth. Over years of development, Canton Fair now serves as the first and foremost platform to promote China’s foreign trade, and a barometer of the foreign trade sector. It is the window, epitome and symbol of China’s opening up.

The Canton Fair’s trade methods are flexible and diverse. In addition to traditional sample transactions, the Canton Fair also hosts online trade fairs. The Canton Fair focuses on export trade and also does import business. It can also carry out various forms of economic and technical cooperation and exchanges, as well as commodity inspection, insurance, and transportation., Advertising, consulting and other business activities. The Canton Fair Complex is located on Pazhou Island, Guangzhou, with a total construction area of 1.1 million square meters, a total area of 338,000 square meters of indoor exhibition halls, and 43,600 square meters of outdoor exhibition halls.

The Canton Fair attracted more than 24,000 Chinese companies with good credit and strength, and more than 500 overseas companies. The Canton Fair focuses on import and export trade, with flexible and diverse trade methods. In addition to traditional sample transactions, it also holds online trade fairs to carry out various forms of economic and technical cooperation and exchanges, as well as commodity inspection, insurance, transportation, advertising, consulting and other businesses activity. Businessmen from all over the world gather in Guangzhou to exchange business information and enhance friendship.

Surrounding activities of Canton Fair 2019 Fall Phase 1:

Design strategy beyond competition
The way for Chinese brands to go overseas-brand e-commerce, realize digital globalization with brand and design
Design and create the whole perception process of users
Refactoring the design value chain
Smart home appliances for small home appliances, make home appliances more warm
Embrace the design changes in the new consumer era
Design-driven brand
Build innovation capacity
Walking with young people-the road to brand development in the digital age
126th Canton Fair China Minmetals Chamber of Commerce•PDC Design Night
New China Manufacturing Investment

China Import and Export Fair(Canton Fair)
As a great trade fair of comprehensiveness and specialization, China Import and Export Fair – Canton Fair China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex, Guangzhou exhibits over 150,000 kinds of quality Chinese products and overseas commodities with distinctive features. The renew rate of Chinese products is over 40% each session. Depending upon China’s advantages in manufacturing industry and orienting toward international market demand, Canton Fair shows a variety of high quality products with reasonable price.

The trade fair will be held in China Import & Export Fair Pazhou Complex, and is the largest trade event in China. All major producers in China are united during the Canton Trade Fair under one roof to national and international visitors to identify ways to expand their business with Chinese producers.

With the support from plenty exhibitors and visitors, China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) has now become the most comprehensive trade show with the longest history, the highest level, the largest scale, the most complete in exhibit variety, and the broadest distribution of overseas buyers and the greatest business turnover in China.

CFTC – China Foreign Trade Centre (Group) is an institutional unit directly led by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China. CFTC is a professional exhibition sponsor with rich experience, and its exhibition history could be traced back to 1957, the starting year of China’s exhibition industry.

Since its foundation, CFTC has always been taking its mission of being “a tie of friendship and a bridge of trade” and has won great trust from millions of visitors and friends from 210 countries and regions in the world. CFTC helps deliver the economic achievements and friendship of China to the world.

Going forward, Canton Fair will serve China’s new round of high-level opening up and the new development pattern. The specialization, digitalization, market orientation, and international development of the Canton Fair will be further improved. A Canton Fair that never ends will be built with online offline functions integrated, to make new contributions for Chinese and foreign companies to develop broader markets and for the development of an open world economy.