Chinese Organizers Promote Canton Fair in Austria
2011-July-6 Source: China View website
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Organizers of the 110th Canton Fair held a promotion event in Vienna on June 27, inviting Austrian businesses to the largest trade fair in China.

The China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, is fast becoming a platform for Chinese businesses to seek imports of goods, technology and services, said Ren Xiangdong, deputy director of China Foreign Trade Center.

Ren said that Austrian enterprises use the Canton Fair as a platform to not only purchase Chinese goods but also seek cooperation opportunities. China has become Austria's biggest trading partner outside the European Union, and the two countries should fully explore their great complementary potential to boost future development, according to Ren.

Initiated in 1957, Canton Fair is the largest of its kind in China and is held twice a year in Guangzhou, capital of the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, under the auspices of the Chinese Commerce Ministry and the Guangdong provincial government.

The 110th Canton Fair is scheduled from mid-October to early November. Around 150,000 types of commodities from China and other countries were showcased in each of the previous 109 sessions.


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