Ningbo is located at the middle part of China's eastern coastline and southern flank of the economically developed Yangtze River Delta, bordering on Shanghai and Hangzhou. Ningbo is one of the cities opening up to the outside world, an independently-planning-city enjoying the same rights as those of a provincial government in economic and trade administration and management, ¡°a large city¡± entitled to formulate local laws and regulations, and a famous historic city with rich cultural heritages. It covers an area of 9,365 km2 and has a population of more than 10 million.
Foreign Trade & Economy
Ningbo boasts a long history. It is the birthplace of the "Neolithic Hemudu Culture" dating back more than 7,000 years. Ningbo became one of the three ports for foreign trade in China as early as the 7th century. Nowadays, Ningbo-zhoushan port has become one of the most important ports in China. In 2017, Ningbo-zhoushan port topped worldwide in the light of its cargo throughput exceeding 10.1 billion tons. Ningbo had trade with 213 countries and regions all around the world with the import and export trade volume exceeding USD 100 billion for the year 2017.
Fair¡¯s Three Advantages
Exhibiting enterprises from Yangtze River Delta are within hours¡¯ or even minutes¡¯ driving distance, making it much easier for buyers to visit.
¡¤Excellent Natural Port
Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan ranks No.1 in the world for the cargo throughput. Ningbo port has 210 container routes to over 600 ports in the world. All the world¡¯s top 20 container shipping companies have offices and branches in Ningbo.
¡¤Good Exhibition Infrastructure and Excellent Service
CICGF is held at a modern multi-functional and intelligent exhibition and conference center. Several routes of free shuttle bus and free English, Japanese and German volunteer interpreters will be available for overseas visitors.