The 123th Canton Fair was opened on April 15, with participating companies totaling about 10,000. Among them were more than 200 companies from Cixi, which impressed the visitors with innovations.
“Cixi Household Appliances” was on display in the PDC (Products Design and Trade Promotion Center). This year, the Canton Fair showcased more than 160,000 products from 25,000 companies across the country, including over 2,000 famous brands. A large number of leading companies that possess independent intellectual property rights, proprietary brands and core technologies, exhibited their latest products. As the pilot zone of advancing the “Made in China 2025” of Ningbo, Cixi sent a trade group that attach great importance to technical innovations.
“We have set an exhibition area to showcase ‘Cixi Household Appliances’ on the PDC display platform themed on ‘Quality Ningbo, City of Manufacturing ',”said Li Lizhong from Zhejiang Yueli Electric Co., Ltd, who had brought their latest competitive products to the Fair. “We have brought the latest 2in1 smart multi-function ironing machine to the Canton Fair this year,” said Xu Tian, who was in charge of the PDC display platform of Cuori Group. The ironing machine was able to iron vertically and horizontally. The user can just rock the machine for it to identify the fabrics to be ironed, cotton, linen and wool. It can intelligently tell the materials from the hand movements, which made ironing smart and automatic. Through upgrading and transforming in recent years, Lanbao Electric Company has managed to upgrade its product mix, from water dispensers to smart kitchen appliances. “The products displayed on the PDC represent the latest design trends of those industries. That Cixi small household appliances are able to be exhibited on this platform well testifies the strength of the industry, ” said a leader of the Cixi Trade Group. “The PDC display platform not only helps Cixi enhance its brand competitiveness , but also upgrade the overall image of Cixi export bases, ” he added.
With Sino-US trade war escalated, the Canton Fair this year attracted much attention. It was learned that Cixi trade group had made full preparations for the Canton Fair. On the one hand, the group actively assisted companies in preparing for exhibitions and following how the trade war was going. On the other hand, they enhanced communication with superior commercial organizations, trying to make voices of companies heard by the authorities. They expressed the hope that the state authorities could well cope with the trade war and bring the adverse impact of the trade war to the minimum.