Canton Fair 2023 – China Import & Export Fair -Guangzhou Sourcing Agent

Canton Fair 2019 China Import & Export Fair - Guangzhou Sourcing Agent

Canton Fair 2023, China import & export fair for manufacturers, factory and wholesale buyers with sourcing agents. Canton fair is the most famous exhibition in the world for bulk orders. In fact, it is a feast for all of the business man. Not only foreign buyers who purchasing from China. But also for China manufacturer and trade Agents. Generally, almost every China import & export companies or manufacturer will attend the Canton Fair. Including Guangzhou sourcing agent or buying companies. There are thousands of China manufacturer, factories, wholeslers and sourcing agents. Most of the China manufacturer and sourcing agents will join twice each year. With their trendy products or buying service. Especially for China sourcing agents and export shipping forwarders. 

For Shangjin trading agency company, we are focus on fashion textile cloth products and household items. So that canton fair are important for us too. As we can source many new clients at the fair. Or find some good shipping forwarders or logistics companies. Or source and work with some good factory suppliers. Such as manufacturers directly produce for clothing, shoes, fabric, etc. Or furniture, home decoration, appliance items. And so on.  Meantime, we can pay attention to the new products luanching. And compare our sourcing service or buying solutions are competitive or not. Made in China, and buying solutions are the basic service of Chinese agency company.

Find good product manufacturer and service company

Why so important the import & export fair for the companies? Because the China agent will help foreign buyers sourcing, purchasing and export from Guangzhou. As well as Shanghai, Ningbo, Yiwu. Or Shenzhen, Dongguan, Wenzhou, etc. No matter the China manufacturer or agent. They all want to find good clients in Canton fair. While buying service wholesale products and export from China. This is the main purpose of each Guangzhou sourcing agent.

Because of the special situation in the world of 2023. There are new method of canton fair in this season of 2023. As the canton fair will not hold at the canton fair exhibition hall. But will hold online websites. With the new technology and organize methods. And the time schedule are from 15th June to 24th June. For 24 hours everyday online fair. This way are new methods. With e-commercial, online meeting, and b2b platforms. This artical are only share you the traditional way. For this season’s canton fair, we now don’t know more detailed rules for buyers. If you want to know more, please contact us directly. So that we can update you as soon as we get new informations.

China Sourcing Agent Guide You Enjoy Canton Fair To Import & Export From Guangzhou Wholesale Buying

1. What is Canton Fair?

Canton Fair, formal name is “China Import and Export Fair”. In fact, it is the largest import & export trade fair in China. Meantime, Canton Fair is a comprehensive exhibition. And focus on international import and export business purpose, as well as China sourcing agent seeking clients in Guangzhou. Furthermore, China manufacturer show their factories and collections. And launch their new products in latest trendy designs for bulk orders. As a traditionary, canton fair hold twice each year. When is the canton fair? One is in Spring, and another in Autumn.

Canton Fair is famous for its huge scale of categories and products. Including all kinds of the items that used in daily life. For instance, fashion clothing, textile products, leather shoes and bags. Or home appliance, furnitur, electric. As well as plastic commodities, toys, stationary, etc.

Moreover, it is an amazing feast for import & export trade companies, and China agents of sourcing, buying in Guangzhou. Generally, each session, the buyers visit the fair. And will start business with China manufacturer or Guangzhou trade companies, or sourcing agent for export buying. Usually, the bulk order inquiries will send after the buyers come back hometown.

2.Who is better to visit Canton Fair?

Although Canton Fair is very popular and well know in the world. While it not means everyone should attend the import & export fair. Why to say so? Following, as a professional Guangzhou sourcing agent, we’d like to introduce you. And help you know who is better to enjoy import & export Fair. With different business styles to import & export trade from China market. There are different purpose for buyers source in Canton fair. Especially for some online shopping owners. Or e-commercial brand companies.

Enjoy import & export fair with a Guangzhou sourcing agent, to understand China manufacturer and wholesalers better.
Canton Fair - China Import & Export Exhibition - Wholesale factory suppliers

Canton Fair – China Import & Export Exhibition – Wholesale factory suppliers

China Sourcing Agent Guide You Enjoy Canton Fair To Import & Export From Guangzhou Wholesale Buying

China Sourcing Agent Guide You Enjoy Canton Fair To Import & Export From Guangzhou Wholesale Buying

(1) Business starters learn to know China manufacturers and Guangzhou sourcing agent

If you are a business starter. Who want to know what products from China manufacturer. Or what’s the potentional hot selling items for wholesale. That can achieve a good sales in your local market. Then better for you to visit the canton fair. Of course, you’d better visit import & export fair before you start business. Because a Guangzhou sourcing agent will remind you the big MOQ in Canton Fair of China manufacturers. And will suggest you how to consolidate in a best shipping way. So that you can understand the whole import & export process for your business in China. There are many tips, hidden rules, and details should pay attention to. Otherwise, you may fell into troubles when you buying from China market.

(2) Experienced business men, sourcing more competitive categories to develop sales

If you are an experienced foreign buyer. And you want sourcing and buying more categories to export from China, with a Guangzhou trade agent. In order to enlarge the products range that existed. Then you’d better to sourcing China manufacturer and Guangzhou buying agent in the import & export fair.

If you try to find more good China manufacturer with cheaper price or better quality. Just come to enjoy the China import and export fair with a Guangzhou sourcing agent. Absolutely, it is the best choice for you. Why? Because the China agent will help you sourcing, buying and export. As well as help you find the best factory suppliers. Or even if you consider the MOQ is too big. Then the Guangzhou sourcing agent will guide you buying from China wholesale markets.

Actually, a good Guangzhou sourcing agent, knows Chinese markets very well. And they can help you purchase from whole China cities. No only in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hongkong. But also in Dongguan, Fujjian, Shanghai. And Ningbo, Yiwu, Wenzhou, etc.

(3) Fashion buyers to seeking more fashion trends and elements for their business or designs.

Moreover, Canton Fair is good for a fashion buyer or company. As well as merchandiser, products engineering and designers. Why to say so? Because it is very helpful to seeking fashion trends, elements, and products, in the import & export fair. Here need remind you to hire a Guangzhou sourcing agent. Because they will help you sourcing, record details, and give you suggestions. In fact, Guangzhou sourcing agent work as your own staffs. When you sourcing and buying from China. No matter from China manufacturer, factories, or wholesale suppliers.

In the Canton Fair, you will find many China manufacture and factories. And each of the China manufacturer will display their new designs and new products. So that you can communicate with the China manufacturer or factories. And you can gather much useful information or idea from the fresh products or designs. For example, new functions of textile material. Or special techniques of embroidery, pritting, dyes, etc.

(4) Others who are interested in Canton Fair

There are many researchers who enjoy the Canton Fair. Same as Guangzhou sourcing agent seeking clients for buying and export from China. For example, the researchers are seeking new information. Or data of industries made in China. And they are enjoy industry meeting, fashion show. As well as new products launch events. Here, another popular service company will attend the canton fair. This is shipping forwarder. Of course, to find their clients and business for export shipping service. With economy shipping ways.

By the way, many individual persons will visit the Canton Fair. Usually in the last day of the phase. Why? Because they go around to seek some interesting new products. Or they want to buy some daily commodities with cheap price. Because most of the exhibitors will sell their samples. When the phase finished.  And the price are extremely lower than normal.

Agents service companies

Of course, China sourcing company or buying agent will attend the import & export fair, no matter they locate in Guangzhou or not. Obviously, they want to find new clients. Or introduce their buying or export service to foreigners. In fact, many trade companies comes from Ningbo, Wenzhou and Yiwu. Or Shanghai, Chengdu, and Chongqing. Or from some manufacture center in China cities. Such as Cixi, Yongkang, Shantou, etc. Those trading companies will get a booth for their samples and service display.

Guangzhou sourcing agent - buying and export from China manufacturer

Guangzhou sourcing agent – buying and export from China manufacturer

Shangjin -2

Shangjin -2

3.What’s the exhibition time of Canton Fair?

Traditionary, the schedule of Canton fair is fixed. In fact, every year are same schedule. From middle April to early May for spring session. And middle October to early November for Autumn session. If you are interested in other China famous fairs, you can know. That before or after the canton fair. There are many famous or professional fairs in Guangzhou, Hongkong, Shanghai and Ningbo.

Following list for your information of the sessions time. Which already list the schedule of the 127th-128th Sessions. Spring and Autumn in 2023. In fact, China manufacturer or Guangzhou sourcing agent will prepare, to attend the import & export fair half years in advance. Of course, this year are not same. As the canton fair will hold online websites.

Phase daily schedule
Session Phase Entrance for Exhibitors Entrance for buyers
Spring Session Phase 1 Apr. 15-19, 9:00-18:00 Apr. 15-19, 9:30-18:00
Phase 2 Apr. 23-27, 9:00-18:00 Apr. 23-27, 9:30-18:00
Phase 3 May. 1-May.5, 9:00-18:00 May. 1-May. 5, 9:30-18:00
Autumn Session Phase 1 Oct. 15-19, 9:00-18:00 Oct. 15-19,9:30-18:00
Phase 2 Oct. 23-27, 9:00-18:00 Oct. 23-27, 9:30-18:00
Phase 3 Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 9:00-18:00 Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 9:30-18:00

4.What’s the product category of Canton Fair?

Canton Fair is famous for its huge China manufacturer and factory products supplie. Including all of the daily life commodities. There are 3 phases in each session. Nor matter spring or autumn. While each phase has featured products. For instance, first phase for consumer electronics, appliance products, machine, etc. And the second phase are for furniture, building material, toys, gifts, etc. For the third phase, mainly for clothing, textile, and fashion cloth products.

There are many Guangzhou sourcing agents seeking clients and suppliers in the China import & export fair. As well as many shipping forwarder, visa agency, and promotion companies. Is it amazing? Sure, come on! And join us. Shangjin trading company are experienced in fashion textile products. And e-commercial home appliance commodities. And focus on fashion clothes, shoe, bag, etc.

Featured products of canton fair
Phase 1

October 15-19, 2020

Phase 2

October 23-27, 2020

 Phase 3

October 31- November 4, 2020

  • Consumer Electronics and Information Products
  • Electronic and Electrical Products
  • New Energy Resources
  • Household Electrical Appliances
  • Lighting Equipment
  • Bicycles
  • Motorcycles
  • Vehicle Spare Parts
  • Vehicles
  • Power and Electrical Equipment
  • Construction and Agricultural Machinery
  • Construction and Agricultural Machinery
  • Hardware
  • Tools
  • Building and Decoration Materials
  • Sanitary and Bathroom Equipment
  • Chemical Products
  • Kitchenware & Tableware
  • General Ceramics
  • Household Items
  • Personal Care Products
  • Toiletries
  • Clocks, Watches & Optical Instruments
  • Toys
  • Gifts and Premiums
  • Festival Products
  • Art Ceramics
  • Glass Artware
  • Weaving, Rattan and Iron Arts
  • Home Decorations
  • Gardening Products
  • Stone/Iron Decoration & Outdoor Spa Equipment
  • Furniture
  • Pet Products & Food

5. How to attend the Canton fair?

It is a little complexity for a new starter to attend the Canton fair. Because there are several process need to proceed. However, the most important thing is to get your buyer card. Otherwise, you can’t visit the canton fair. What is buyer card? The Buyer card (badge) is the only official admission to Canton Fair. And you can get the badge at Canton Fair Registration office. If you hire a Guangzhou sourcing agent. Then they can help you save much time. To join the China import & export fair.

There are many methods for you to choose. And according to your convenience. Below flow chart for your idea. In fact it’s a very easy process. While need cost you some time. And better for you to check with your hotel. As some good hotels will have a bus to send and pick up their clients. to visit canton fair.

As a remind, please pay attention. There are some fees for a foreigner. If you are the first time to visit. For instance, 100 rmb for badge cost. If you want a translator to accompany you. And assist you in business communication. Then you have to pay for the entrance ticket for the interpreter. Generally 300 rmb/day for one translator. For this season’s canton fair. Till now, don’t have fixed the rules of attendee.

Need comprehensive market guide, or sourcing agent service

To speak frankly, it is no meaning for you to hire an interpreter. If you come from america, uk, canda, etc. Where speak english. And you only need the interpreter to work as translator. Because every China manufacturer in the import & export fair, has sales man. Who speak English, no need to hire a interpreter inside. There are many market guiders. Who speak language of germany, france, and italy. Or spain, arab, portugal, etc.

However, you maybe need a Guangzhou sourcing agent in the import & export fair. Why? Because of their comprehensive service for business. For instance, the market interpreter will hep you bargain the price. And take the name card and cataloges. With detailed information recorded. Meantime, they will introduce or suggest you some basic information of Guangzhou wholesale markets. Or China manufactuer hubs for factory suppliers and products. While the most important point, is for buying and export shipping service. That’s mean the Guangzhou sourcing agent will guide you buying, quality checking, goods consolidating and shipping. To help you handle all of the detailed purchasing and export work.

China Sourcing Agent Guide You Enjoy Canton Fair To Import & Export From Guangzhou Wholesale Buying

China Sourcing Agent Guide You Enjoy Canton Fair To Import & Export From Guangzhou Wholesale Buying

 6. How is the scale of attendance each year?

Following is some statistics data of Canton Fair. For your information. As you can see, the attendance are very huge in each Canton fair season. And foreign buyers come from even every country. That’s why Guangzhou become the import & export center in China. Even in the world. And China manufacturers are famous in the world. By the way, we can understand. Why China sourcing agent are welcome for buying and export service in Guangzhou.

Year Number of Buyers Number of Countries and Regions
Spring Session Autumn Session Spring Session Autumn Session
2018 203,346 189,812 214 215
2017 196,490 191,950 213 213
2016 185,596 185,704 210 213
2015 184,801 177,544 216 213
2014 188,119 186,104 214 211
2013 202,766 189,646 211 212
2012 Almost 210,000 188,145 213 211
2011 207,103 209,175 209 210
2010 203,996 200,612 212 208
2009 165,436 188,170 209 212


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