2019 - Nov 02, 2019

Growing market, huge platform: Swiss companies in the CIIE spotlight

  • China’s biggest trade show – the China International Import Expo – goes into its second year and will take place from November 5-10, 2019.
  • In a joint Swiss Booth organized by Swiss Centers China, 16 Swiss companies will take the chance to highlight their quality products and build their brands.
  • China is expected to import 10 trillion USD worth of goods over the next five years. Demand in high quality segments grows especially quickly.

Shanghai (November 1, 2019) – The sheer numbers are impressive: Last year, more than 800.000 exhibitors and visitors participated in the China International Import Expo (CIIE). 50.8 billion USD worth of deals were contracted. The second edition of the CIIE, taking place in Shanghai from November 5-10, will be even bigger: The exhibition space has been enlarged to 330.000 m², 3.000 companies are registered, among them 250 Fortune 500 companies.

“This year’s focus is on equipment, supplies, food, medical equipment, services and more. There will also be a specific section for luxury goods. For Swiss companies, the CIIE is an immense opportunity to showcase their know-how and quality products”, explains Nicolas Musy, Delegate of the Board of Swiss Centers in China (SCC).

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