East China Fair (ECF) initiated in 1991, is an annual exhibition that has been held successfully 28 times. It is the largest regional trade fair in China that covers a variety of exhibits in Garments, Textiles, Home Products and Gifts segments, attracts the most traders and bag them the most on-site deals. Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China supports the trade fair, and nine provinces and cities co-sponsor it, like Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Shandong Province and two cities of Nanjing and Ningbo.
The 28th ECF held from 1st March to 4th March, 2018 at Shanghai New International Expo Center at an exhibition area of 123,600sqm recorded trade volume of about 2.32 billion US dollars. 5,707 standard booths were erected in five specialized exhibition areas, namely, Garments, Textiles, Home Products, Gifts and Modern Lifestyle (including Overseas Products and Cross-border E-commerce) where more than 4,000 enterprises showcased their products and services. Over 460 overseas exhibitors from 16 countries and regions took part, mainly from Japan, South Korea, Poland, Lithuania, Malaysia, Thailand, Nepal, Pakistan, India, Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam, Kashmir, United States, Hong Kong China and Taiwan China. The local and overseas exhibitors displayed an assortment of traditional and new products with more focus on famous and high-tech local brands. The fair attracted 36,944 business visitors in total, among which 14,633 from domestic and 22,311 from overseas.
The 29th ECF is scheduled from 1st March to 4th March, 2019 at Shanghai New International Expo Center, China. In total of 126,500sqm exhibition area, 6,000 standard booths will be erected. Companies, individuals and industry experts are invited to this intriguing business platform that encourages connection between buyers and sellers, business growth and economic development.
More than 4,000 exhibitors are expected to participate in this upcoming import and export B2B fair for light-industrial products in China. Shanghai where it is planned to be organized is China's economic, technology, industrial, financial, trade, expo and maritime center. Exhibitors from China and other countries will exhibit a variety in following product categories to the wide audience:
Garments | Textiles | Home Products | Gifts | Modern Lifestyle