Canton Fair: China's Greatest Trade Fair to Open in April

By China Foreign Trade Centre cftc, PRNE
Monday, April 11, 2011

GUANGZHOU, China, April 13, 2011 - The 109th Session Canton Fair will officially commence on April 15. The
session will run in 3 phases and conclude on May 5.

Buyers attending Canton Fair can expect improved quality of products and

China is upgrading its manufacturing industry, which will benefit those
trading with the Big Factory. In Canton Fair, Chinese exhibitors have
invested significantly in R&D and development of their own products and
brands. Innovation and environmental sustainability has become an important
focus, resulting in better quality products and services - matched to buyers'
requirements. In the 109th session, a new Product Design & Trade Promotion
Center (PDC) will be launched, whose major focus is to enhance industrial
design factors for Chinese products.

Big trade fair provides big service. In Canton Fair, the organizer
provides service that makes your sourcing easily and effectively. For
example, trade matching services have been expanded to better link buyers
with suppliers. Apart from that, the Fair has also established an array of
tailored services such as CantonBee Intelligent Service System, Multinational
Sourcing Service, a Client Liaison Center, dedicated counters for Chambers of
Commerce and business associations, and a VIP Lounge.

The Canton Fair Call Centre will be further expanded to 30 lines in
Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Russian as well as providing 24hr

The Canton Fair is the most important and successful trading platform
between China and rest of the world. Every year, the fair sees billions of
dollars worth of deals signed. The fair will cover over 1,160,000 square
meters and will accommodate 58,706 exhibition stands. Over 20,000 Chinese and
foreign companies will participate in the fair. It is a must for foreign
companies wanting to develop their businesses and reap trading benefits with

The 110th Session Canton Fair will be held in October 2011.

109th Session Canton Fair at a Glance:

    Phase 1: April 15-19, 2011
    - Electronics and household electrical appliances; hardware and
      tools; machinery; vehicles and spare parts; building materials;
      lighting & equipment; chemical products; and International Pavilion.

    Phase 2: April 23-27, 2011
    - Consumer goods; gifts; home decorations.

    Phase 3: May 1-5, 2011
    - Textiles and garments; shoes; office supplies; cases & bags;
      recreation products; medicines; medical devices; health products; food;
      and International Pavilion.

Where: Canton Fair Complex (Guangzhou, China)

For further information please visit:

    For media enquiries:

    Mr. Wu Xiaoying
    Tel: +86-20-8913-8628


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