Jointly organised by the China Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Association (CIQA) and China Great Wall International Exhibition Co., Ltd.(CHGIE), the 8th edition of ChinaFVF took place at the China National Convention Center (CNCC) from October 30 to November 1.
Throughout the past 8 years ChinaFVF has kept its finger on the pulse of the Chinese market, making every effort to promote the development of the fruit and vegetable sector and seek business opportunities for exhibitors and visitors. It has become the most important fruit and vegetable trade show on the Chinese mainland, attracting participation from government authorities and professionals from around the world.
More than 11,000 professional visitors from 31 countries and regions around the world gathered at ChinaFVF 2016. International visitors accounted for 24% of all visitors. The top 10 countries of the professional visitors were Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, Singapore, the UAE, Australia, Thailand, Japan, india, New Zealand and Indonesia. The Chinese visitors drew from 28 provinces and autonomous regions, accounting for 76% of all visitors.
ChinaFVF 2016 attracted 220 exhibitors from 15 countries and regions, including Australia, Belgium, Chile, China (inc. Taiwan), Egypt, France, Italy, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Thailand and the US. There were national pavilions for eight countries – Australia, Chile, France, New Zealand, Peru, Poland and South Africa, Thailand – showcasing their highly reputed fruits and vegetables.
Worldwide supply chain, 16 seminars and B2B meetings
Gathering most kinds of products and brands from China and all over the world, over 500 new varieties and 1,200 brands demonstrated successfully during ChinaFVF 2016. The exhibition covered the whole fruit and vegetable industry chain from the various continents. Among them are Egyptian citrus and pomegranate, California strawberries, Poland apples, French kiwiberries, artichoke and endive.
Matching meetings generated more than 400 face-to-face discussions with 140 invited buyers from China and abroad. Among the major China buyers are the Ecommerce platforms like JD.com, Benlai.com, Yiguo. com, Fruitday.com, Tianmao.com; big fruit chains like Guoduomei, Pagoda and Greenery Fruit; large retailers like Sunlon, Wal-Mart, Ito Yokado, Tesco Lotus, Parkson and Aeon; traders from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Shenyang, Shandong, Henan and so on.
16 seminars and 45 experts
The organisers held 16 forums and seminars gathering 45 experts to offer the latest information in the fresh industry. Both Australia Nectarines Exporting to China Launching Event and Shaanxi·Luochuan Apples Exporting to Australia Launching Event chose to launch on the first day of the exhibition.
The International Fruit and Vegetable Industry Development Forum focuses on analysing the inspection and quarantine policies of China and other huge amount fruit exporting countries.
Cooperated with China Agricultural Wholesale Markets, “Agricultural and Commerce Collaboration”– Fruit & Vegetable Supply Chain Summit and China Agro-products Dealers Conference (Beijing Session) was also held on site. There was also a South Africa Macadamia nut seminar and a flower tour.