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Canton Fair sees robust demand from exporters

    The number of exhibitors at the Canton Import and Export Fair, better known as Canton Fair, has risen for the second straight time this year. The autumn edition of the fair, a gauge of China’s export performance in the next six to nine months, opened in exhibition halls with a total area of […]

Hotel Nikko Guangzhou set for launch

Nikko Hotels International is set to launch the new Hotel Nikko Guangzhou, bringing its portfolio in China to nine. Situated in the Software Park of the Guangzhou Tianhe Intelligence City in Tianhe District, Hotel Nikko Guangzhou is aimed at business travellers. The 15-storey building will feature 400 guestrooms including apartments and suites. Facilities include six […]

Water Festival to return in Siem Reap

Following a three-year absence in Phnom Penh, the annual Water Festival will return to Siem Reap this year. To be held on November 5 to 7, the festival will feature music, boat races, exhibitions, cuisine and shopping. By evening, illuminated boats will float on the river with firework displays lighting up the sky. The festival […]

Yusen Logistics expects growth in warehouse services demand

Yusen Logistics, the supply chain arm of Japanese shipping firm NYK Group, expects substantial growth in demand for warehouse services in China’s southern metropolis of Guangzhou. The 172,448 sq ft warehouse is nine miles from the Guangzhou port and 25 miles from the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. The international freight forwarder seeks to expand delivery […]

Over 60 UAE SMEs to attend Canton Fair

Over 60 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UAE will be participating in the 116th edition of the China Import and Export Fair, giving them access to diverse opportunities offered by Chinese and other foreign markets. The participation of the UAE companies in China’s biggest trade event is being facilitated by a 4-day program, […]

Canton Fair launches measures to draw exhibitors

Canton Fair, the biggest trade event in China, has initiated series of innovative measures to benefit many exhibitors. This year, the Canton Fair has launched its new “i-Win” service, wherein VIP brand exhibitors can work with the fair to send personalized invitations to potential buyers. Event organizers, after receiving an exhibitor’s client list, create and […]

Thai carrier launches Krabi-Guangzhou flight

Thailand’s biggest low-cost airline Thai AirAsia (TAA) will launch non-stop daily service that connects Krabi and China’s southern metropolis of Guangzhou, aiming to tap into the renewed surge in arrivals from the most populous country in the world. The Krabi-Guangzhou service, to be launched on November 6, is set to become TAA’s 14th Thailand-China air […]

Windows of Guangzhou project signifies openness to global trade

UK-based company Atkins is developing the Windows of Guangzhou, a riverside development in the Guangdong capital featuring buildings in the shape of floating windows to signify the city’s openness to global trade. The two ‘windows’ and one upright, 208-m tower spell ‘001’ to signify Guangzhou’s status as the first city in China to open for […]

UK businesses urged to invest in China

UK businesses are not cashing in on China’s rapid economic growth, says Mr. Xu Bing, deputy director general of China Foreign Trade Centre, at the recently concluded 2014 Canton Fair London seminar. Hosted by Great Britain’s Economic and Commercial Section of the Chinese Embassy and China Foreign Trade Centre, the event offered advice to UK […]

Guangzhou introduces one-stop shop for firms

The Customs department has launched a one-stop shop at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to provide all services to companies. The shop will offer services to firms in the area, which include registration, alteration and customs declaration. In terms of customs supervision, the policy is one of the best in a comprehensive bonded area, forming a […]