China Foreign Trade Centre (CFTC), a government-sponsored institution affiliated to Ministry of Commerce of PRC, is responsible for organizing China Import and Export Fair (also known as the Canton Fair). At the meantime, CFTC boasts for having and operating the modern Canton Fair Complex in Pazhou Island of Haizhu District and National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) in western central business district of Hongqiao, Shanghai. Moreover CFTC plays a dominant role in China’s exhibition industry for its professional exhibition experience and service as well as outstanding performance for 62 years.
China Foreign Trade Centre (Group), a business entity affiliated to China Foreign Trade Centre, mainly organizes large and specialized exhibitions, operates the Canton Fair Complex and National Convention and Exhibition Center (Shanghai). It also covers business such as e-commerce, advertising, import and export, tourism, hotel, restaurant, property etc. through its subsidiary, holding company, or joint-stock company.
In 2018, the revenue of China Foreign Trade Centre (Group) ranks among the top 3 among the world’s exhibition companies; the area of exhibitions held in Guangzhou and Shanghai venues reaches 13.999 million m2 (including the Canton Fair), topping the world’s exhibition facilities. Home shows such as China International Furniture Fair, CBD Fair and Auto Show are world famous shows and brands. From 2013 to 2016, CFTC has been awarded consecutively as China’s Top 500 Service Companies; from 2013-2018 (6 consecutive years) Top 500 Enterprises in Guangdong Province, and Top 100 Service Companies of Guangdong Province. China Foreign Trade Centre (Group), based in Guangzhou, has established Shanghai office and is ready to cover the entire China. It is devoted to drive China’s exhibition industry to shift from big to strong and enhance the international influence and voice of China’s exhibition industry.