GUANGZHOU: The Canton Fair also named as the 126th China Import and Export Fair opened at as scheduled on October 15.

Canton fair holds import exhibitions in its initial and third phases. With 998 booths, the import exhibitions have attracted 642 enterprises from thirty-eight countries and regions. These embrace 367 firms from twenty-one Belt and Road countries and regions.

According to Xu Bing, spokesperson for the fair can improve the standard of the exhibitions to deliver an international platform.

The China Import and Export Fair held every spring and autumn in Guangzhou, capital of south China’s Guangdong Province, is widely seen as a barometer of China’s foreign trade.

The fair features three phases. The first, falling in October 15 to 19, can mainly display electronic merchandise, home appliances, mechanical instrumentation and building materials. The second, from Oct. 23 to 27, can show goods, decorations and gifts. The third, from Oct. 31 to Nov. 4, can show textiles and covering, food and medical merchandise.

Xu said the Canton Fair has become an important platform to promote trade between China and those countries and regions taking part in the Belt and Road Initiative.

Source: Xinhua News Agency