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14 Oct, 2014, 03:16 BST The 116th Canton Fair: Ready for New Business

Leading enterprises from China and around the globe will soon flock to Guangzhou for the 116th Canton Fair, set to kick off on October 15. In line...


01 Sep, 2014, 02:00 BST Through Gaza tunnels to China--Canton Fair attracts buyers with product quality and variety

China has long maintained that the dispute between Palestine and Israel should be resolved through negotiations and communication, not violence. In...


21 Jul, 2014, 02:00 BST The 115th Canton Fair: Enhanced innovation and service highlights the future of trade

Though the Chinese national team did not make it to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Chinese merchandise certainly did. One flag company in Zhejiang...


16 May, 2014, 02:00 BST Canton Fair Introduces New Global Resource for Its Partners - The Media Resource Exchange Program (MREP)

The timely exchange of information between the organizers of any trade exhibition and their trade partners, buyers, and sellers alike has long played ...


25 Apr, 2014, 02:00 BST The 115th Canton Fair - Emerging Markets Now the Focus of Increased Purchasing Power

The 115th Canton Fair opened with a high note in Phase 1, with a healthy 10% increase in overseas buyers' attendance. Whilst European visitor numbers ...


04 Apr, 2014, 02:00 BST The 115th Canton Fair "Driving Design-led Trade To New Levels"

Spaniard Juan Sabata knows all about the Canton Fair's capacity for generating new business. Attending China's most prestigious trade event for the...


13 Mar, 2014, 01:00 GMT The 115th Canton Fair: A Platform for Promoting China's Economic Reform

As the country's most prestigious trade show, the Canton Fair has always played a key role in advancing China's economic development. With the...


13 Jan, 2014, 01:00 GMT Canton Fair: An Optimistic Outlook

While commerce and attendance figures for both Canton Fairs in 2013 were generally stable compared to the previous year, a healthier global economic...


02 Dec, 2013, 01:00 GMT The 114th Canton Fair

The 114th session of the Canton Fair, China's leading trade show, closed in Guangzhou on November 4. Attracting nearly 190,000 overseas purchasers...


14 Oct, 2013, 02:00 BST The 114th Canton Fair -- "New Design Awards Reward Excellence in Innovation"

From transparent 3D televisions to bicycles you ride standing up, innovation was the name of the game at this year's spring installment of the Canton ...


02 Sep, 2013, 02:00 BST Perk Practice - A Win-win Situation with the Canton Fair's Invitation Programs

Good business is built on more than just great products and services. It's about making connections and rewarding effort. With this in mind, the...


18 Jul, 2013, 02:00 BST From China With Love

One man, one trade show, a unique 47-year-old history. When Peppino G. Cocozza, popularly known as Giuseppe, first arrived in China in 1966, his hair ...


12 Jun, 2013, 02:00 BST World's Biggest Retail Association Visits The Canton Fair To Boost Trade

On one side, an industry boasting more than 3.6 million American companies. These create jobs for more than 42 million people and generate US$2.5...


17 May, 2013, 02:00 BST The 113th Canton Fair

Figures from the spring session of the Canton Fair, which closed on May 5, show that China's most prestigious trade show outperformed market...


15 Apr, 2013, 02:00 BST The 113th Canton Fair "China's largest foreign trade event ready to welcome participants"

Attendees are counting down the hours to the start of the 113th Canton Fair, China's most prestigious trade show. The spring installment is kicking...


19 Mar, 2013, 02:30 GMT The 113th Canton Fair: "User-friendly and profitable, China's premium trade event appeals to global businessmen"

The Canton Fair - China's highest profile trade summit - today helps businessmen from all over the world access the lucrative Chinese market. The...


07 Feb, 2013, 01:00 GMT The 113th Canton Fair: "Great Opportunities for Emerging Markets"

As a window onto the Chinese marketplace, the Canton Fair - China's most prestigious trade event - is proving increasingly important to buyers and...


28 Dec, 2012, 01:00 GMT Canton Fair -- "A Burgeoning Platform for Africa-China Trade"

Trade between China and Africa has displayed sustainable growth despite the ongoing global financial crisis. According to Chinese customs data,...


20 Sep, 2012, 09:00 BST The 112th Canton Fair "Boosting Trade with Asia-Pacific Markets"

Despite ongoing economic problems in Europe and the US, figures from the 111th Canton Fair, which closed in May, demonstrated impressive resilience....