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Major Exhibition Information 2006

Welcome to the 100th Session of Chinese Export Commodities Fair

Venue: Chinese Export Commodities Fair (Pazhou) Complex

            (Xingang Dong Road, Haizhu, Guangzhou, China)

           Chinese Export Commodities Fair (Liuhua) Complex

           (117 Liu Hua Road, Guangzhou, China)

Date: Phase I: October 15th-20th, 2006 9:30-18:00

         Phase II: October 25th-30th, 2006 9:30-18:00

         Fair Interval: October 21st-24th, 2006

More information: http://www.cantonfair.org.cn


Welcome to China Yiwu International Commodities Fair

Approved by the State Council of PRC, sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce and Zhejiang Provincial People's Government, the Yiwu International Commodities Fair has been held successfully for 10 consecutive years, presenting commodities attractive to business people both at home and from abroad. As a trade gateway, the Fair displays over 200,000 kinds of products from more than 100,000 manufacturers, and attracts more than 200,000 international and domestic buyers. The fair provides an opportunity to create long-standing beneficial business relationship. The fair will be held on October 22-26, 2006.

More information: http://www.yiwufair.com


Welcome to the 10th China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT)

Letter of Invitation:

Dear Sir/Madam,

We cordially welcome you to the 10th China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT), China's sole nation-wide international investment promotion event focusing on pushing forward bilateral investments.

The annual CIFIT, which is held in Xiamen during Sept.8-11, is an event approved by the State Council of the People's Republic of China. CIFIT is currently one of the largest global international investment promotion events that have been approved by UFI (the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry). Each year, CIFIT attracts more than ten thousand overseas visitors from 100 countries and regions.

CIFIT is sponsored by China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), and co-sponsored by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA). The numerous CIFIT members from Provincial Governments throughout China, relevant Ministries, Commissions, and Offices under China's Central Government, as well as national trade associations organize delegations to participate in the Fair. Foreign Governmental Institutions, Commercial Associations and enterprises are invited to introduce their foreign investment policies, investment environments and investment projects, and to network with potential Chinese enterprises. Along with CIFIT's growing international influence, more and more developed countries, developing countries, and international economic organization are paying attention and participating in this event. CIFIT has not only become an important platform for china to attracting FDI and Going Global, but it also becomes an important bridge for investment among foreign countries.

During the 10th CIFIT, China's Ministry of Commerce will continue to conduct the "International Investment Forum" and dozens of seminars on hot investment issues. CIFIT will invite VIPs from the Chinese State Government, Foreign Countries and International Economic Organizations, Nobel Prize Winners, celebrated economists and multinational officers to deliver speeches.

The 9th CIFIT in 2005 saw over 12,000 overseas visitors from 125 countries and regions, including delegations sent by 350 overseas institutions from 90 countries and regions. Governmental institutions, trade associations and enterprises from 61 countries set up their booths. More than one thousand investment projects were introduced by 66 countries and regions, and 7 countries and regions from Sweden, Poland, Italy, Belgium, Denmark, Hong-Kong, and Macao sponsored Pavilion Day activities. The 10th CIFIT will continue to provide services for global trade and investment through exhibition, matchmaking symposium, policy consultation, and commercial activities with policy and information releases.

Our sincere welcome is ever extended to governmental institutions, intermediate agencies, investors, and traders to attend the 10th China International Fair for Investment & Trade.


                                                                                 The Organizing Committee of CIFIT


A Brief Introduction to CIFIT:

Time: September 8-11,Annually

Venue: International Conference and Exhibition Center, Xiamen, China

Sponsor: Ministry of Commerce of People's Republic of China


United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development(OECD)

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA)

Organizers:The Provincial Government of Fujian, The Municipal Government of Xiamen,The Investment Promotion Agency Ministry of Commerce

Members: Various provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the central government and some cities with independent plans, as well as relevant state ministries, state-level associations, chambers of commerce, etc.

In April 2005, CIFIT was approved by UFI (the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry).


Fair Highlights:

-------"Going Global" Strategy

To encourage Chinese enterprises which have the economic strength to develop transnational business to set up exhibition booths in the "Going Global" Exhibition Area, as well as to hold a series of activities such as News Release on Going Global policies.

-------Matchmaking Symposiums

To hold "Matchmaking Symposium for Foreign Investment Projects in China", "Matchmaking Symposium for Chinese Investment Cooperation Projects" and "Matchmaking Symposium for Chinese Enterprises to Go Global" on a larger scale so as to improve tangible results of business negotiation.

-------Property Rights Exchange and Multinational Purchases

To set up a new exhibition area for property rights exchange and multinational purchase.

-------Renovating Old Industrial Base of Northeast China

To establish a Renovating Northeast China Exhibition Quarter with exhibition booths set up byHeilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning Provinces and HarbinCity to showcase the attractive investment promotion projects of these economic growth areas. A seminar on Renovating the Old Industrial Base of Northeast China will also be held.

-------Cooperation betweenHong Kong, Macau and the Mainland after signing CEPA

To push forward the cooperation and development betweenHong Kong, Macau and Mainland China.

More information: http://www.chinafair.org.cn/



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