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EECN invites you to the 135th Canton Fair in Guangzhou

The Estonian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce is delighted to invite you to the 135th China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, from April 15 to May 5, 2024. The Canton Fair is the most comprehensive trade fair in China, showcasing a wide range of products and services from various sectors and industries. It is also a great platform to connect with potential business partners, suppliers and customers from China and the rest of the world.

The Canton Fair has been held biannually in Guangzhou since 1957 and has earned a reputation as “China’s No. 1 Fair”. It attracts millions of buyers from over 200 countries and regions, both online and onsite, and boasts a huge turnover of trade deals. The 135th Canton Fair will cover an exhibition area of 1.55 million square meters and feature over 28,000 exhibitors, including many leading enterprises and innovators in Chinese manufacturing. It will also host various supporting activities, such as trade matchmaking, product design, industry forums, trend sharing and award ceremonies, to provide you with valuable insights and information on the latest developments and opportunities in the global market.

The 135th Canton Fair will be divided into three phases, each with different exhibition sections and product categories. The schedule of the onsite exhibition is as follows:

  • Phase 1: April 15-19, 2024, featuring products related to industrial automation, machinery, vehicles, new energy, lighting, electronics, hardware, tools and more.
  • Phase 2: April 23-27, 2024, featuring products related to ceramics, household items, gifts, furniture, building materials, sanitary ware and more.
  • Phase 3: May 1-May 5, 2024, featuring products related to toys, clothing, shoes, textiles, food, health, personal care, sports, travel, pet products and more.

The online platform will be open for half a year: March 16-September 15, 2024, where you can browse and purchase products, chat with exhibitors, watch live streams and webinars, and enjoy other online services.

The 135th Canton Fair will also have an International Pavilion, where over 1,000 overseas exhibitors from more than 100 countries and regions will showcase their products and services, ranging from consumer goods, food and beverages, household appliances, electronics, machinery, equipment, to chemicals, energy, environmental protection and more. The International Pavilion will be open in each phase of the fair, with a scale of 10,000 square meters per phase. It is a great opportunity to explore the diverse and quality offerings from the international market and to foster cross-border trade and cooperation.

The 135th Canton Fair will also have a Product Design and Trade Promotion Center (PDC), where you can find the latest and most innovative designs from global designers and design agencies. The PDC will display the winners of the Canton Fair Design Award (CF Award), which is a prestigious recognition of excellence in product design. The PDC will also host various design-related activities, such as forums, trend sharing conferences, match-making events and more, to facilitate the exchange and collaboration between designers and exhibitors, and to promote the integration of design and trade.

The 135th Canton Fair is committed to providing a fair, transparent and efficient trading environment for all participants. It has established a comprehensive and effective mechanism for intellectual property protection, which includes a set of rules and regulations, a dispute settlement system, and an online-offline coordination. The Canton Fair respects and protects the intellectual property rights of exhibitors and buyers, and strives to create a harmonious and trustworthy business atmosphere.

The 135th Canton Fair is more than just a trade fair. It is a window of China’s opening up, a bridge of global trade and a platform of innovation and cooperation. It is a place where you can find quality products, reliable suppliers, potential customers, valuable information and endless opportunities. It is a place where you can witness the vitality and diversity of the Chinese and global market, and where you can build and strengthen your business network and partnership. It is a place where you can experience the culture and hospitality of China, and where you can enjoy the convenience and efficiency of online-offline integration.

We look forward to seeing you at the 135th Canton Fair, either online or onsite. Please visit Canton Fair’s website for more information and registration. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact us.

The Estonian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization that aims to promote and facilitate the economic and trade relations between Estonia and China. We provide various services and activities for our members and partners, such as information, consultation, networking, training, delegation, exhibition, seminar, forum and more. We welcome you to join us and become part of the growing and dynamic Estonian-Chinese business community.

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