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“Canton Fair, Global Share”: 131st Canton Fair Sets Multiple Records

GUANGZHOU, China, May 9, 2022 /CNW/ — The 131st The Canton Fair, held as a virtual exhibition, has successfully concluded and set several records in terms of the total number of visitors, views, exhibits and foreign buyers registered at the fair.

“With a mission of ‘Canton Fair, Global Sharing’, the 131st Canton Fair built a bridge in the cloud to gather guests from all over the world, connect and share China development and opportunities with global markets and audiences,” said Xu BingCanton Fair spokesperson, deputy general manager of China Foreign Trade Center.

An efficient platform for commerce

The 131st Canton Fair has built a full-time, borderless and highly efficient business platform. A total of 25,500 enterprises participated in the latest expo and downloaded 3,052,100 exhibit items, with the official expo website receiving 10.09 million visitors and 33.9 million website landings.

The business services provided by this year’s Canton Fair have supported and helped suppliers and buyers expand their business networks through various forums, new services and business models, cross-border e-commerce zones, financial zones and intelligent customer service systems.

Expand the business partnership network

The 131st The Canton Fair saw the participation of 536,000 overseas buyers from 228 countries and regions, marking a year-on-year increase of 48% and a monthly increase of 41.8%.

Meanwhile, the Canton Fair has also signed cooperation agreements with 14 overseas industry and trade institutions, helping the fair’s total number of global partners reach 170, further expanding its foreign trade network.

Promote regional industrial clusters in less developed areas

The 131st The Canton Fair has also developed a creative support module to strengthen regional development. A total of 975 enterprises from less developed areas were featured in the rural revitalization area to promote the upgrading of rural industries.

Precise matching of supply and supply

In order to promote precise contact between suppliers and buyers, the 131st The Canton Fair has improved the accuracy and efficiency of business matchmaking by using more convenient logos and e-cards.

In addition, the Canton Fair has hosted dozens of trade matchmaking and promotion events targeting various markets and industries. Among which, the 50 “Trade Bridge” virtual promotions attracted nearly 4,000 buyers from 57 countries and regions, and the 8 “Discover Canton Fair with bee and honey” live streams attracted more than 1, 4 million viewers.nm

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