The 130th session of the China Import and Export Fair, better known as the Canton Fair, will be held both online and offline format from October 15 to November 3, lasting for 20 days, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
Canton Fair complex (Photo: Xiao Xiong)
Exhibited goods will be divided into 16 categories with 51 exhibition areas. The offline exhibition will be held in three 4-day phases as usual, with a total area of 1.185 million square meters and about 60,000 standard booths in each phase. Representatives of foreign institutions and enterprises as well as domestic buyers will be invited to attend the event.
As for the online exhibition, the Fair will develop a series of functions such as application scenarios and promotions suitable for offline exhibition.
The Canton Fair is the largest and the most effective comprehensive international trade fair with the longest history, fullest range of goods in China. In its 129th online session, domestic buyers placed nearly 2,000 intended orders with participating exhibitors at the fair. Meanwhile, 12,000 domestic buyers such as supermarkets, retail chains and e-commerce platforms, communicated with 340 exhibitors from 28 countries and regions to help overseas enterprises explore the Chinese market.