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Possibilities for Swedish companies at Canton Fair and China International Import Exposition

Welcome to join us for this conference on possibilities for Swedish companies attending the well-known China Import and Export Fair, also known as the “Canton Fair”, held twice every year since 1957 in Guangzhou and the first China International Import Expo, CIIE, to be held November 5-10 in Shanghai.

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Canton Fair is an important channel for China’s foreign trade sector and a demonstration of China’s opening up policy. It plays a key role in advancing the development of China’s foreign trade and the economic and trade exchanges between China and the rest of the world. Since its establishment in 1957, according to the organizers Canton Fair has enjoyed the longest history, the largest scale, the most complete product variety, the best business turnover in China, and the biggest buyer attendance from the broadest range of countries for 123 sessions.


In May 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation that China will hold China International Import Expo (CIIE) starting from 2018. To hold CIIE is a significant move for the Chinese government to push forward a new round of high-level opening-up, and an important measure to actively open the Chinese market to the world. CIIE sincerely invite enterprises from all countries and regional of the world to attend the Expo and share the development opportunities of China.

When: 10:00 – 13:30, registration starts at 09:30, Friday, September 14, 2018
Where: Hagasalongen, Sheraton Hotel, Tegelbacken 6, Stockholm
Cost: Free of charge
Registration: Please register with your contact details to: not later than September 7.

This conference is hosted by the China Foreign Trade Centre with the support by Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office of the Embassy of China. Organizer is Guang Hua Kultur-und Mediengruppe and co-organized by Sweden-China Entrepreneur Association and Sweden-China Trade Council.

More information is available here:

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