From the 125th Canton Fair Countdown Days
China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, was founded in the spring of 1957. It is held in Guangzhou in spring and autumn. It is jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce and the Guangdong Provincial People‘s Government. It is hosted by the China Foreign Trade Center and is the longest and largest in China. The comprehensive international trade event with the most complete types of products, the largest number of buyers, and the widest distribution of countries, the best transaction results and the best reputation.
As of the 123rd session, the cumulative export turnover of the Canton Fair was about 1,233.7 billion US dollars, and the total number of overseas buyers was 8.42 million. At present, the scale of each Canton Fair is 1.185 million square meters, with nearly 25,000 exhibitors from home and abroad, and about 200,000 overseas buyers from more than 210 countries and regions.