The 129th Canton Fair Successfully Closed

The 129th virtual Canton Fair came to a close on April 24. Xu Bing, Spokesperson of the Canton Fair and Deputy Director General of China Foreign Trade Centre introduced the overall situation.
Themed “Canton Fair, Global Share”, the 129th Canton Fair was held successfully online in the principle of “open, cooperation and win-win”. The Fair has not only made due contributions to maintaining the sound momentum of foreign trade, advancing innovation-led development of foreign trade, and ensuring smooth global industrial and supply chains, but also injected strong impetus into international trade and economic recovery.
As of April 24th, the Canton Fair official website was visited 35.38 million times. Buyers from 227 countries and regions registered and attended the Fair. Diverse and international mix of buyer attendance was again reflected in the stable growth of the number and the record-high source countries.
New products and technology brought dynamism to the virtual Canton Fair. 26,000 exhibitors carefully prepared and displayed new products made with revolutionized technology in creative forms, showcasing to the world Chinese companies’ vitality in innovation and a brand-new image of Chinese enterprises and Chinese brands as well as “Made in China” and “Created in China” products. In the 129th Canton Fair, exhibitors uploaded over 2.76 million products, an increase of 290,000 over the last session. According to the information filled in by companies, there were 840,000 new products, an increase of 110,000; 110,000 smart products, 10,000 more than the last session. Smart, cost-efficient, high-tech products with high added-value, self marketing and self-owned IP and brands witnessed a steady growth, with advanced, smart, branded, and personalized products as the mainstream. 340 overseas enterprises from 28 countries and regions uploaded over 9000 products. A comprehensive collection of superb products attracted global buyers to conduct negotiations. Virtual exhibition hall attracted an accumulation of 6.87 million visits, with that of the National Pavilion 6.82 million visits, and the International Pavilion 50,000 visits.

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