104th Chinese Export Commodities Fair
Chinese Export Commodities Fair (Pazhou) Complex
(Xingang Dong Road, Haizhu, Guangzhou, China)
Phase 1: Oct. 15 - 19, 2008 9:30AM - 07:00PM
Phase 2: Oct. 24 - 28, 2008 9:30AM - 07:00PM
Phase 3: Nov. 02 - 06, 2008 9:30AM - 07:00PM
Fair Interval: Oct. 20 - 23, Oct. 29 - Nov. 01
Significant Reform of the Canton Fair - Three Phases in 104th Session
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Brief Introduction Of CECF-Canton Fair
Export Commodities Fair (CECF), also called Canton Fair,was
originated in the spring of 1957 and held in Guangzhou every
spring and autumn of a year. During the history of 48 years,
it has borne the record among the international comprehensive
trade fairs, with the longest history, the highest level,
the largest scale, the most attendances, the most complete
varieties of goods and the highest business turnover.
Canton Fair is composed of 48 trading delegations, including
thousands of foreign trade companies, factories, scientific
research institutions, foreign invested enterprises, wholly
foreign-owned enterprises, private enterprises, etc, all of
which are of good credibility and of strong financial capability.
Besides traditional way of negotiating against samples, the
Fair holds Canton Fair online. The Fair leans to export trade,
though import business is also done here. Apart from the above-mentioned,
various types of business activities such as economic and
technical cooperations and exchanges, commodity inspection,
insurance, transportation, advertising, consultation, etc.
are also carried out in flexible ways. Business people from
all over the world are gathering in Guangzhou, exchanging
business information and developing friendship.
To encourage the export of more high-graded products or high
value-added products, particularly machinery and electronic
products. Special Exhibition Sections have been set up at
the Guangzhou Trade Fair. This serves to place special emphasis
on these high technology products as well as to make them
Thousands of exhibitors representing Chinese international
trade companies and manufacturers will be present. They will
exhibit over 100,000 kinds of goods. These goods are of high
quality, competitive prices and are often specialties from
the various regions in China. They bring new meaning to the
phrase "Made in China."
The fair will be held in a complex with an exhibition space
of 160,000 square meters. There will be more than five thousand
3-by-3-square-meter booths, all in accordance to international
standards. There are six main exhibition halls. The details
are as follows:
1. Food, Native Produce and Animal By-products: It features
products like foodstuffs, native products, carpet, tobacco,
tea, gardening goods, fur and leather, etc.
2. Metals, Minerals and Chemicals: Includes chemical products,
stone carving, machinery, industrial mineral and metal products,
agriculture implements, building materials and minerals &
metallurgical products ( including construction pottery, porcelain
as well as sanitary equipment ).
3. Light industrial Products, Arts and Crafts: Includes ceramics
& porcelain, toys, straw and willow plaited products,
pearl, gem & jewelry, bone carving and jade carving, special
arts and crafts, drawn work and embroideries, footwear and
headwear, stationery and sporting goods, clocks, watches and
optical, suitcases & bags, household utensils, furniture,
4. Textiles and Garments: This section includes textile,
silk fabrics, clothes, garments and gray silk. cotton, wool,
bast fibber, silk, knitting, dyeing & printing, chemical
5. Machinery and Electrical Products: Includes electron and
household appliance, information products and apparatus, giant
machinery equipment, bicycles, motorcycles, automobile and
fittings, vehicle and engineering & farm machinery.
6. Pharmaceutical and Health Products: Includes herbs, medicine,
health products, medical apparatus and instruments ( including
huge, complex types ) .
7. Internet, computer's products: The show is expected to
attract more than 100,000 merchants from 170 countries around
the world. Most will place orders for goods or seek business
partners in China. The business turnover is expected to exceed
15 billion US dollars.
spring of 1957
sessions a year
15th-20th & 25th-30th
Hours (99th session):
April 15th-20th 9:00a.m. -6:00p.m.
2006 April 25th-30th 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. noon
CECF PazhouComplex & Liuhua Complex, Guangzhou
(the Autumn Session of 2003)
of Trading Countries & Regions:
Autumn Session of 2003)
million (the Autumn Session of 2003)
leading committee of Chinese Export Commodities Fair is
composed of leaders of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and
Economic Cooperation, the People's Government of Guangzhou
City as well as the leaders of the Trading Delegations,
the various Import/Export Chambers of Commerce and other
Delegations are organized by different provinces and municipalities.
Exhibition halls are arranged by different Chambers of
Commerce; Trading Delegations and Exhibition Halls are
combined into one exhibits are arranged according to different