2016 China Trade Fairs: The Top 10 that You Should Not Miss
It’s 2016 and soon the Trade Fair season will begin, if you are new to bulk wholesale sourcing from China, or seeking to meet manufacturers in China to produce your products, then this list is for you.
CECF – Canton Fair cantonfair.org.cn all types of consumer goods
Chinese Export Commodities Fair, also called Canton Fair, is held twice a year in Spring and Autumn since it was inaugurated in the Spring of 1957. It is China’s largest trade fair of the highest level, of the most complete varieties and of the largest attendance and business turnover. Preserving its traditions, the Fair is a comprehensive and multi-functional event of international importance.
ECF – East China Fair eastchinafair.org all types of consumer goods
East China Fair is co-sponsored by nine provinces and cities in the East China, namely Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Shandong, Nanjing and Ningbo. Since 1991, 13 sessions has been successfully staged. There are three main categories: textiles, crafts and light industrial commodities.
CICGF cicgf.com Consumer Goods
China International Consumer Goods Fair (CICGF), co-sponsored by Ministry of Commerce PRC and Zhejiang Government, is one of the four largest import and export fairs in China, which is held in Ningbo in June every year. It covers 4 sections: Ornaments and Gifts Section: gifts, toys, stationery, ornamental artworks, lighting and fittings, festival products, furniture, outdoors and recreational products, household products, ceramics; Kitchenware Section:sanitary articles, kitchenware, household appliances, appliances, integrated kitchen; Consumer Goods Section: household textiles, hardware, bathroom fittings, household articles, personal care products, pet products; Imports and E-commerce Section.
CIFIT chinafair.org.cn Investment and Trade
China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT), China’s sole nationwide international investment and trade event, is sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of the PRC. Held annually in Xiamen, it involves Chinese governments at provincial and municipal levels, autonomous regions, as well as ministries, commissions, offices, bureaus and national associations.
CITE citexpo.org Electronics
China Information Technology Expo is held annually in Shenzhen, China. Hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Municipal Government of Shenzhen. The event showcases product from Electronics & Electrical Goods, Household Consumables, Building Construction, Telecom Products & Equipment industries.
Yiwu Fair yiwufair.com all types of consumer goods
China Yiwu International Commodities Fair (Yiwu Fair) has been held since 1995. The event has been jointly hosted by the Ministry of Commerce, the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province and other relevant authorities. It sets up 4500 international standard booths, Including Hardware, Electronic & Electrical Appliances, Knitwear, Jewelry & Accessories, Crafts, Daily Necessities, and Cultural & Sports Goods. Yiwu fair also has E-commerce & Trade Services, Foreign goods, Women’s Federation, Zhejiang Shanhai Cooperation zone.
Global Sources Exhibitions globalsources.com Consumer Goods
Global Sources is a well known online platform connecting Chinese manufacturers/wholesalers with international buyers. They conduct 3 major trade show events annually in Hong Kong covering Electronics/Gifts & Home/Fashion.
Bauma China bauma-china.com Construction and Building Industry
Bauma China is International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles. Held annually since 2002 in Shanghai.
FHCC fhcchina.com F&B and Hospitality
China’s largest trade show for the food and hospitality industry. Held in Shanghai annually it covers 85,000 sqm and includes 4 sub events being ProWine China, Meat China, Tea & Coffee China, FHC Hotel & Restaurant China and Beer China.
Furniture China furniture-china.cn Furniture & Home
International Brand, Contemporary Furniture, Upolstery, European Classical & Chinese Classical Furniture, Mattress, Table & Chair, Outdoor Furniture, Children’s Furniture, Office Furniture, Ceramics, Lighting, Carpet, Kitchenware, Home Textile Fabrics. It features four concurrent events Home Furnishing China 2016, Design of Designers, Furniture Manufacturing & Supply China 2016, MAISON SHANGHAI 2016.