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129th China Import and

Export Fair (Canton Fair)


April 15-24, 2021

As a member of the Canton Fair Global Cooperative Partnership Program, the U.S.-China Chamber of Commerce was proud to support the 129th Canton Fair.

The report from Xu Bing, Spokesperson of the Canton Fair and Deputy Director General of China Foreign Trade Centre includes the following details: 

"New products and technology brought dynamism to the virtual Canton Fair. 26,000 exhibitors carefully prepared and displayed new products made with revolutionized technology in creative forms, showcasing to the world Chinese companies’ vitality in innovation and a brand-new image of Chinese enterprises and Chinese brands as well as “Made in China” and “Created in China” products. In the 129th Canton Fair, exhibitors uploaded over 2.76 million products, an increase of 290,000 over the last session. According to the information filled in by companies, there were 840,000 new products, an increase of 110,000; 110,000 smart products, 10,000 more than the last session. Smart, cost-efficient, high-tech products with high added-value, self marketing and self-owned IP and brands witnessed a steady growth, with advanced, smart, branded, and personalized products as the mainstream. 340 overseas enterprises from 28 countries and regions uploaded over 9000 products. A comprehensive collection of superb products attracted global buyers to conduct negotiations. Virtual exhibition hall attracted an accumulation of 6.87 million visits, with that of the National Pavilion 6.82 million visits, and the International Pavilion 50,000 visits." [Read More]


Live-streaming and virtual reality booths were also a success. Live-streams were viewed 880,000 times, and 2,244 exhibitors designed and uploaded 2,662 VR booths, which were visited more than 100,000 times.


The Canton Fair is co-hosted by the Ministry of Commerce of PRC and the People's Government of Guangdong Province and organized by China Foreign Trade Centre.  With the experience gathered during their last two virtual exhibitions, they are preparing to turn the 129th Canton Fair into a truly exceptional event! 


See the links below to LEARN MORE!

Promotion of the
127th Canton Fair

In June of 2020 when the first virtual Canton Fair was launched, USCCC was happy to take part in its promotion. 

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At that time, the Canton Fair promised to "introduce advanced information technology to create a new online trading platform for global buyers in hope of making new 'win-win' business opportunities."  We are thrilled to see those promises fulfilled. 


Apr 15-24 - Canton Fair

The FT Global Boardroom (3rd Edition)

May 4-6, 2021

May 4-6 - Global Boardroom

Dear members, 

As a supporting partner, we were pleased to present the FT Global Boardroom 3rd Edition on 4 -6 May 2021, organised by the Financial Times.   

Although the event is over, you can still get 90 days on demand access to all talks of The Global Boardroom 3. [Details]


The Global Boardroom returned for its third edition to discuss the practical steps governments, business and finance can take to build a resilient, sustainable recovery, more than a year into a crisis that has crippled the global economy and fundamentally changed the way we live, work and communicate.


As COVID-19 continues to spread, how effective will the vaccination programmes be and to what extent have they brought forward the timing of a recovery? What impact will the new US administration have on domestic and global affairs? What should businesses do to assure future growth and competitiveness?


Join the FT’s top journalists led a series of live online conversations with leading policy-makers, CEOs and investors -- across three days and multiple time zones from Asia through to Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Americas -- to debate and design the most effective post-pandemic strategies.

Philippines - United States Business Dialogue: Cooperation for Post-Pandemic Recovery

June 21, 2021 at 7:30-8:30 p.m. US EDT

It is our honor to have been invited by The Honorable Ramon M. Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry of The Republic of the Philippines to partner with them to invite you to an upcoming virtual economic briefing entitled "Philippines - United States Business Dialogue: Cooperation for Post-Pandemic Recovery" to be held on Monday, 21 June 2021 at 7:30pm-8:30pm US EDT, via Zoom Conference.


The briefing will give an update on the current Philippine economic and investment landscape, introduce business opportunities and highlight the enduring PH-US bilateral relations. Please register at  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at or 312-368-9030.  Thank you.

June 21 - Philippines-U.S.A.

Global Trade Virtual Week

June 28 - July 2, 2021

Prosperity powered by trust: technology, data and supply chain resilience

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U.S.-China Chamber of Commerce is proud to support the

Global Trade Virtual Week,

a virtual event hosted by

the Economist. 

Speakers include:

  • Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-general, World Trade Organisation

  • Ambassador Katherine Tai, United States Trade Representative

  • Anthony Scaramucci, Founder and co-managing partner, Skybridge Capital and founder and chairman, SALT

  • Anabel González, Deputy director-general, WTO and senior fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

  • Ranil Jayawardena, Minister for international trade, UK Parliament

  • Mary Ng PC MP, Minister of small business, export promotion and international trade, Government of Canada

  • Jack Cheng, Chief executive officer, MIH Alliance, Foxconn and co-founder, NIO

  • Dr. Randhir Thakur, Chief supply chain officer, Intel Corporation and president, Intel Foundry Services

  • Angela Qu, Chief procurement officer, Lufthansa Group

  • Guy Platten, Secretary-general, International Chamber of Shipping

  • Amanda Lacaze, Managing director and chief executive officer, Lynas

  • Diane Gilpin, Founder and chief executive of Smart Green Shipping

  • Niclas Mårtensson, Chief executive officer, Stena Line

  • Kamissa Camara, Senior visiting expert for the Sahel and former foreign Minister of Mali, United States Institute of Peace

  • Mike Corbo, Chief supply chain officer, Colgate Palmolive

  • Bud Darr, Executive vice-president maritime policy and government affairs, MSC Group

  • Quentin Roach, Chief procurement officer, Mondelēz International

  • Sarah Thorn, Senior director, global government affairs, Walmart

  • Roberto Azevêdo, Chief corporate affairs officer, PepsiCo

  • And many more