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16 Apr, 2019, 09:09 BST 25,000 Exhibitors Bring Sustainable Opportunities to 125th Canton Fair

The 125th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair or "the Fair") is bringing more than 25,000 exhibitors across 51 product sections from home and...


05 Apr, 2019, 15:00 BST 125th Canton Fair to Exhibit New Decade of Technological Development to Global Customers

The 125th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) is set to exhibit a record number of new generation products, celebrating a new decade of human...


03 Apr, 2019, 15:00 BST Canton Fair Advances Promotion for the 125th Session to Invite Global Buyers

The 125th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) is holding business promotion events in 21 countries and regions to spotlight business...


07 Mar, 2019, 15:00 GMT Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines Join 125th Canton Fair By Offering Travel Benefits for International Buyers

The 125th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) has announced a joint offering to international buyers with Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines....


20 Nov, 2018, 07:23 GMT Canton Fair Promotes Local Industrial Clusters to Global Buyers

During its 124th session, the China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) has implemented specialized promotional programs for local industrial...


12 Nov, 2018, 04:11 GMT 124th Canton Fair Records US$29.8 billion In Turnover, Hosts More than 70,000 New Buyers

The 124th edition of the China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair, or "the Fair") has wrapped up after recording substantial increases in export...


31 Oct, 2018, 12:36 GMT 124th Canton Fair Promotes Intellectual Property Rights Protection

The 124th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair), which runs until November 4 in Guangzhou, is promoting professional and efficient intellectual...


17 Oct, 2018, 11:57 BST The 124th Canton Fair to Further Open Chinese Market to Global Buyers

The China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) kicked off in Guangzhou on October 15 gathering over 25000 exhibiting companies. The 124th fair,...


21 Sep, 2018, 09:52 BST The Canton Fair, China Southern and Turkish Airlines Team-up to Welcome the World to 'Discover More' at the 124th China Import and Export Fair

The China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) announced an expansion in their offering to buyers with the signing of travel partnership deals with...


27 Aug, 2018, 05:52 BST 124th Canton Fair to Mark the 40th Anniversary of China's Reform and Opening Up Policy with the Aim of Growing Trade Opportunities

The 124th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) will run from October 15 - November 4 in Guangzhou. The fair, with an exhibition space of 1.185...


05 Jun, 2018, 12:44 BST Canton Fair Makes Fighting Poverty a Priority

The 123rd China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) has taken important steps to help alleviate poverty by granting free access to exhibitors from...


23 May, 2018, 09:11 BST Growth in Textile Sector at 123rd Canton Fair Signals Rising Opportunities for Industry

The 123rd China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) has come to an end with Chinese textile & garment products reaching a total turnover of US$1.42...


16 May, 2018, 03:34 BST 123rd Canton Fair Closes with Strong Growth As Export Volume Rises by 3.1 Percent

The 123rd China Import and Export Fair, widely known as the Canton Fair, has concluded by posting robust growth in the value of deals signed. By the...


28 Apr, 2018, 06:19 BST Phase 2 of 123rd Canton Fair Opens with Focus on Products' Upgraded Design and Function

Phase 2 of the 123rd China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair), featuring kitchenware & tableware, general ceramics, household items, personal care...


18 Apr, 2018, 14:03 BST 123rd Canton Fair Opens with Upgraded Structure to Accommodate Booming International Trade

The 123rd China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) has officially kicked off in Guangzhou, China. Held in three phases categorized by products and...


02 Apr, 2018, 07:55 BST Qatar Airways Named Official Airline of 123rd Canton Fair

The China Import and Export Fair (the Canton Fair) has named Qatar Airways as the official partner airline of the 123rd Canton Fair. As part of the...


26 Mar, 2018, 04:51 BST 6 Exhibitor Groups from Belt and Road Countries Joining 123rd Canton Fair

The 123rd China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) has confirmed that 6 exhibitor groups from countries participating in China's Belt and Road...


19 Mar, 2018, 13:32 GMT 123rd Canton Fair to Open On April 15, Highlighting Intelligent Manufacturing and Smart Products

The 123rd China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) will run from April 15 - May 5 in Guangzhou. The fair, covering 1.2 million m2 of exhibition...


27 Nov, 2017, 10:12 GMT Canton Fair Finding Partners with Sense of Responsibility for the Red Cross

The 122nd China Import & Export Fair (Canton Fair) has joined hands with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and hosted a special...


13 Nov, 2017, 04:00 GMT The 122nd Canton Fair Closes with US$30 Billion Turnover, Showing Stable Overall Trade Situation

The 122nd China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) ended successfully on November 4 with a total of 191,950 buyers from 213 countries and regions...


30 Oct, 2017, 13:01 GMT Canton Fair Connects China and Europe: New Opportunities Presented for Sino-UK Trade

Canton Fair, the largest trade fair in China and a key trade platform for Sino-UK trade that is held biannually in Guangzhou and organized by the...


17 Oct, 2017, 14:54 BST The 122nd Canton Fair Kicks Off in China

The 122nd Canton Fair ("the Fair"), the largest trade fair in China, kicked off on Oct.15, with 60,466 exhibitors covering an area of 1,185,000...


12 Jul, 2017, 14:04 BST Belt and Road Initiative Creates Opportunities in Eastern Europe Food Trade at Canton Fair

he China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) is reporting a sharp increase in the number of buyers from Eastern European countries, including 6294...


10 May, 2017, 14:31 BST 121st Canton Fair Concludes with 6.9 percent Growth of Turnover

The 121st China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair or "the Fair") has concluded with steady growth achieved in both volume of turnover and number of ...


24 Apr, 2017, 14:00 BST Smart Technology Booming In Electronics and Appliances Industries at 121st Canton Fair

The 121st China Import and Export Fair(Canton Fair) has exhibited an array of new electronics and home appliances products from April 15 to 19 at the ...