The Greatest Show on Earth: The China Import & Export Fair

The Greatest Show on Earth: The China Import & Export Fair

Preview: The 116th Session Canton Fair (Autumn 2014)

AustCham – South China Source Goods at the Canton Fair

canton fair logoAustCham Seeks to Assist New Australian Buyers to the Canton Fair

Are you looking to source goods or develop the production of your product; and import them to your international market? Do you need goods produced which are fast, reliable and cheap?

AustCham – South China is looking to assist first time buyers to the Canton Fair for the 116th Session of the China Import and Export Fair (CIEF) in Guangzhou, PRC (

The Canton Fair is the China’s original and best trade fair with the best range of products that can be sourced in China. And was once the sole avenue for trade with China before the Opening and Reform period.

At the previous session in Spring 2014, there were 24,581 exhibitors with a business turnover of US$31.051 billion at the fair.  At the 115th Session, there were 188,119 buyers down from the corresponding Spring session in 2013 with over 202,000 buyers and the peak of 210,000 in 2012.


Exhibitions & Trade Fairs - Canton Fair (ON Guangzhou) (web)

AustCham – South China Assists First Time Buyers to the 116th Session

If you are an Aussie or Kiwi who would like the AustCham – South China’s VIP guide to the Autumn 2014 Session of the Canton Fair – sign up now:


AustCham – South China can assist with registration, hotel bookings, flights, translators, contacts, introductions, tours, QC, shipping and factory visits.


The 116th Session of the China Import & Export Fair

Canton Fair - China Import & Export Fair (Guangzhou Globe) - web 1Venue: The China Import and Export Fair Complex (the Pazhou Complex), 28 Yuejiang Zhong Lu, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, PRC

Phase 1 (October 15 – 19, 2014)

Electronic & Household Electrical Appliances | Lighting Equipment | Vehicles & Spare Parts | Machinery | Hardware & Tools |Energy Resources | Chemical Products | Building Materials | International Pavillion

Phase 2 (October 23 – 27, 2014)
Consumer Goods | Home Decorations | Gifts
Phase 3 (October 31 – November 4, 2014)
Office Supplies, Cases & Bags; and Recreation Products | Food | Medicines, Medical Devices and Health Products | Textiles & Garments | Shoes | International Pavilion

What’s New at the Canton Fair?

Did you know, there will be a new section for New Energy (Solar Power, Wind Power, Bio-energy, Tidal Power) in Phase 1.