130th Canton Fair – October 15-November 3, 2021

The 130th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) will be held in a merged format, both online and offline, between October 15 and November 3, 2021. It will feature displays in 51 exhibition sections based on 16 product categories along with a designated “rural vitalization zone” showcasing products from multiple rural areas of China. The fair will be open to visitors both virtually and in-person.


The Canton Fair is an international trading event with a long history, large scale variety of exhibits and, the largest business turnover in China. This year is the centenary of the Communist Party of China bringing a greater significance for the 130th Canton Fair.The Ministry of Commerce is working closely with the Guangdong Provincial Government to enhance and expedite the various plans that are in place including exhibition organization and celebration activities.


130th Canton Fair to be held both online and offline (PRNewsfoto/Ministry of Commerce, PRC)


Onsite the exhibition will continue to be held in the three-phase format, with each phase lasting 4 days. Total exhibition space is 1.185 million square metres and around 60,000 standard booths are expected to fill the area. Chinese representatives of overseas organizations and companies, as well as domestic buyers, are invited to attend the Fair. The Fair’s online exhibition website will seamlessly combine the onsite event space allowing increased numbers of visitors to attend the offline version of the Fair.