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Top 7 Trade shows in China for Sourcing Product

Sourcing from China includes settling on a great deal of choices, and perhaps the most ideal decision you can make is to visit one of the big China trade shows.

Visiting an expo assists you with meeting a wide range of providers, talk about prerequisites eye to eye and construct the beginnings of a succesful business relationship.

China has a fantastic number of shows and they fluctuate in size and scale tremendously. Picking one of these China trade fairs will help save your time and cost most.

We are going to present 7 of China's greatest and best trade fairs which are ideal for sourcing items and finding the good providers.

Across from the southwest of Chinese city Chengdu to Shanghai in the East, these trade shows offer you a huge range of Chinese suppliers who are energetically searching for abroad clients.

1. Canton Fair

The most popular of all China trade shows, Canton Fair has been running since 1957, and is the longest and biggest import&export trading fair in China.

Formally named the China Import and Export Fair, it is held two times a year in the city of Guangzhou, which is also known as Canton.

Up to 2021 it is assessed that more than 10 millions abroad buyers have visited the expo from more than 200 different countries.

And from 2020 it developes a new trade fair concept- Cloud Canton fair. Please refer to previous blog for detail: Know More about Cloud Canton Fair under Covid-19, Online Fair.

  • Official Name: China Import and Export Fair (中国进出口商品交易会)

  • Frequency: Twice per year, in spring and autumn

  • Number of exhibitors: ~45,000

  • Number of attendees: ~300,000

  • Website:

  • Venue: No. 382, Yuejiang Zhong Road, Guangzhou 510335, China

  • E-mail:

  • Contact Number: +86-20-28888999

  • Canton Fair Hong Kong Representative Office: (852)28771318

2. Hong Kong Electronics Fair

Asia's biggest eletronic epxo, the Hong Kong Electronics Fair is held in May and October every year at the prestigious Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.

Featuring high-tech expos from all around the world, this is the place you don't want to miss for sourcing items (or presents) with the latest innovative & Technological breakthroughs.

  • Official Name: Hong Kong Electronics Fair (香港电子展)

  • Frequency: Twice per year, in May and October

  • Number of exhibitors: 5,000+

  • Number of attendees: 80,000+

  • Website:

  • Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center

  • E-mail:

  • Contact Number: +852-1830668

3. East China Fair

Co-supported by 9 of China's eastern cities, the East China Fair is held in one of China's most prosperous city-Shanghai. Taking place in March of every year, it is the second biggest China trade fair and attracts more than 50,000 global purchasers every year.

  • Official Name: East China Import & Export Commodity Fair (华东进出口商品交易会)

  • Frequency: Once per year, in March

  • Number of exhibitors: 8,000+

  • Number of attendees: 50,000+

  • Website:

  • Venue: Shanghai New International Expo Center

  • E-mail:

  • Contact Number: +86-21-63539951

4. Yiwu Fair

There is a saying in China that regardless of where you purchase a handicraft from, it generally comes from Yiwu.

This may not be completely true, however it reflects that made-in-Yiwu handicraft have spread all around China and it is said that over 70% of the world's Christmas decorations are made in Yiwu".

Unlike other China trade shows, Yiwu Fair is consistently on and from numerous s a huge showroom for crafts, stationery, knitwear, toys, ornaments, accessories and much more.

  • Official Name: China Yiwu International Commodities Fair

  • Frequency: All year round

  • Number of exhibitors: 3,500

  • Number of attendees: 200,000

  • Website:

  • Venue: Yiwu International Expo Center

  • E-mail:

  • Contact Number: +86-579-85415888

5. China Hi-Tech Fair

Given that Shenzhen has most high-tech enterprises than any other Chinese cities, it is no surprise to hear that Shenzhen hosts the China Hi-Tech fair, since it has most high-tech enterprises in China. It is well known as a No.1 China high-tech show to source new cutting edge products.

  • Official Name: China International High-Tech Achievement Fair

  • Frequency: Once per year, in November

  • Number of exhibitors: 3,000

  • Number of attendees: 500,000

  • Website:

  • Venue: Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center

  • E-mail:

  • Contact Number: +86-755-82849990

6. China Electronics Fair

The only trade show in the list with multiple locations, the China Electronics Fair is kindof a roadshow, visiting Shenzhen in spring, Chengdu in Summer and Shanghai in fall.

Increasingly competing for coverage with Hong Kong's Electronics Fair, this fair is the largest of its type in Mainland China.

  • Official Name: China Electronics Fair

  • Frequency: Three times per year, in spring, summer and fall

  • Number of exhibitors: 2,000

  • Number of attendees: 60,000

  • Website:

  • Venues:

  • Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center

  • Shanghai New International Expo Center

  • Chengdu Century City New International Convention & Exhibition Center

  • E-mail:

  • Contact Number: +10-51662329

7. Asia Outdoor Trade Show

The Asia Outdoor Trade Show takes place every summer in Nanjing and is China's leading outdoor industry-focused trade show

  • Official Name: Asia Outdoor Trade Show

  • Frequency: Once per year, during June and July

  • Number of exhibitors: 1,000

  • Number of attendees: 20,000

  • Website:

  • Venue: Nanjing International Expo Center

  • Contact Number: +86-25-86891092

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