Stanbic Bank Uganda encourages all businesses in Uganda who buy overseas to attend this exciting virtual trade fair!

China Import and Export Fair, also known as Canton Fair, was established in 1957. It is held every spring and autumn in Guangzhou, China. Canton Fair is a comprehensive international trading event with the longest history, the largest scale, the most complete exhibit variety, the largest buyer attendance, the broadest distribution of buyers’ source country, and the greatest business turnover in China. Up to the 126th session (63 years), the accumulated export volume has amounted to about USD 1.4126 trillion and the total number of overseas buyers has reached 8.99 million. Now, the 127th Canton Fair has been held online from June 15 to June 24. It is the first online exhibition in 63 years. There are 50 exhibition areas for 16 categories of commodities, and an online foreign trade platform is set up to provide promotion, procurement, online communications, and other services.

Why the Canton Fair

  • High level – China Import and Export Fair, also known as Canton Fair, is co-hosted by the Ministry of Commerce of PRC and the People’s Government of Guangdong Province and organized by China Foreign Trade Centre.
  • Longest history – Canton Fair is established in 1957, held every spring and autumn in Guangzhou.
  • Comprehensive – China. Canton Fair is a comprehensive international trading event with the largest scale, the most complete exhibit variety. There are 50 exhibition areas for 16 categories of commodities in the ongoing 127th Canton Fair.
  • Productive – Up to the 126th session, the accumulated export volume has amounted to about USD 1.4126 trillion and the total number of overseas buyers has reached 8.99 million.
  • Easy connect – The 127th Canton Fair has been held online from today to June 24. It is the first online exhibition in 63 years.
  • See friends – with this digital platform, you could easily find your old friends and meet new partners online.
  • Latest technology – The platform provides various innovative functions like “live stream”, “instant communication”, “ face to face meeting” to give a fresh experience.

Why the Canton Fair

The future is coming, let’s start embracing the “New Normal” and have our own digital opportunity now.

  1. You can register and attend the Canton Fair as Oversea Buyer on the below official linkage. https://buyer.cantonfair.org.cn/en/register/selectiveId?invitationCode=05390000- 00b9-5254-3f0b-08d80df609c5 New users can register by filling personal and company information.
  2. After login, you can search interested exhibitor or exhibit on the homepage. Enter company name or booth number to find your old partner. You can submit sourcing request of a specific exhibit directly or go to Supply & Demand Hall to do so and the system will match exhibits for you. You can also schedule an appointment with an exhibitor to talk in a face-to-face video meeting.
  3. Click “Exhibitor on Live” to watch exhibitors’ live streaming, subscribe to it and replay. Buyers can invite friends to register and attend by sending exclusive “i-Invite” link in the Buyer Service Platform.
  4. Come experiencing the innovative integration of China’s oldest trade fair and the latest Internet technology.

Want video instruction? Click: https://www.cantonfair.org.cn/en/news/article/5ee4b7a106206f3fec4a6833