NINGBO, China, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Held concurrently with the 12th China International Consumer Goods Fair (CICGF) in Ningbo on June 8-11, the China Zhejiang Import Goods Expo will create new business opportunities for exporters around the globe.
This year's CICGF will be held in Halls No. 2-10 of the Ningbo International Conference and Exhibition Center. The majority of the booths across the 120,000-square-meter space have been booked by companies from outside Zhejiang province, coming from other parts of China and from abroad. For the first time, the CICGF is hosting a fair within the fair; the first 2013 China Zhejiang Import Goods Expo, a 17,000 square-meter event taking place in Halls 7 and 8. The China Zhejiang Import Goods Expo will provide an opportunity for Chinese buyers to see what the rest of the world has to offer. Showcase areas are segmented based on the home location of the exhibitor: Europe, the U.S., Australia, Africa, Southeast Asia, and other Asian regions like Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. Exhibits will include Taiwan's renowned commodities, imported food and agricultural products, healthcare and beauty care products, clothing and accessories, home appliances, consumer electronics, high-tech products, electrical equipment, and machinery, among others.
A spokesperson for the CICGF organizing committee explained that the fair will build four functional platforms for the Import Goods Expo to bring together buyers and sellers by promoting trade through a single venue, collecting and disseminating information as well as providing focused services. The ultimate goal is to create a purchase center for companies worldwide seeking to enter China, a supply center for imported equipment and raw materials, an exhibition center for imported goods, a gathering center for international marketing organizations, a logistics and distribution center for import trade, and a service center for international financial settlements. The China Zhejiang Import Goods Expo aims to become a world-class expo for imported goods within five years.
The China International Consumer Goods Fair (CICGF), co-sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce PRC and the Zhejiang Provincial People's Government, is one of the four largest import and export fairs in China and is held in the famous port city of Ningbo in June every year. The fair has attracted more than 120,000 buyers from 110 countries and regions.
SOURCE China International Consumer Goods Fair