Three Sections, 24/7, The First Online Canton Fair In More Than 60 Years

- Apr 23, 2020-

Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, April 10 (Chen Weiwei, Dai Xiaohe) The State Council executive meeting recently held decided that the 127th Canton Fair will be held online in the middle and late June. Assistant Minister of Commerce Ren Hongbin introduced on the 10th that this online Canton Fair will mainly consist of three parts: online display and docking platform, cross-border e-commerce zone, and live marketing services, focusing on B2B and taking into account some B2C platforms to create all-weather online foreign trade platform.

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Ren Hongbin said at the press conference of the Joint Defense and Joint Control Mechanism of the State Council that the China Import and Export Commodities Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, has been uninterrupted since its establishment in 1957 and has become the longest in history, the largest in scale, the most comprehensive in commodities, and the most merchants in China. 3. The comprehensive international trade event with the best transaction effect is known as the "barometer" and "wind vane" of China's foreign trade. As usual, the annual Spring Canton Fair opens on April 15.

Ren Hongbin said that holding the online Canton Fair for the first time and replacing the physical exhibition with an online exhibition are both a pragmatic measure to deal with the epidemic and a major measure for innovation and development. The Online Canton Fair will provide online promotion, supply and procurement, online negotiation and other services for exhibitors and buyers, so that Chinese and foreign merchants can place orders and do business without leaving the house.