border e-commerce for the first time, in order to panoramically present the Chinese industrial business chain.
The exhibition includes four main areas – an importer area, exporter area, integrated service provider area and international area.
Chen Haiquan, head of Guangdong Asia-Pacific E-commerce Research Institute, said cross-border e-commerce is considered an important engine of China’s innovation-driven development.
he ongoing 13th China International SME Fair, which is being held from Oct 10 to 27 in Guang
zhou, has organized four industrial exhibitions for visitors and professional buyers both from home and abroad.
Energy Conservation ExhibitionDate and Location: Oct 10-13; Poly World Trade Center Expo
Energy-saving and emission-reduction projects are endowed with even higher and new requirements in 2016, the beginning of China’s 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20). The E
nergy Conservation Exhibition, held annually, is the largest and most influential gala of its kind in Guangdong province. This year’s event provided 280 international-standard booths in an area of more than 5,600 square meters.
Textile and Apparel Exhibition
Date and Location: Oct 10-13; Poly World Trade Center Expo Along with the advancement of science and technology, and the flourishing development of internet plus industries, traditional garment com
panies have in recent years grown more interested in a new and vibrant sector – smart clothing. This year’s Textile and Apparel Ex
hibition set up a specific exhibition area for smart clothing, in a bid to help integrate both the up – and downstream of the industrial chain.
Smart Building Materials and Home Decorations Fair
Date and Location: Oct 16-20; Guangzhou International Sourcing Center To help companies start and expand export trade globally, thi
s year’s Smart Building Materials and Home Decorations Fair will gather worldwide purchasing resources and work with professional financi
al institutions to provide a one-stop integrated export service, which includes customs clearance, foreign exchange and tax reimbursement, as well as sea, air and land logistics.
Intelligent Manufacturing and Equipment Exhibition
Date and Location: Oct 24-27; Guangzhou International Sourcing Center This year’s Intelligent Manufacturing and Equipment Exhibition set up 600 international-standard booths in an area of 17,500 square meters. It is expected to attra
ct 300 exhibitors and over 60,000 professional visitors. There are 66 medical service institutions in the area, including two top level public hospitals.
It has also become one of few Chinese industries that can lead the world.
According to a related leaders summit held on Oct 11, the volume of China’s cross-border e-commerce transactions reached 5.4 trillion yuan in 2015, up 28.6 perc
ent year-on-year. As of June this year, the volume reached 2.6 trillion yuan, up 30 percent over the same period last year.