China International Import Expo-CIIE

In May 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation that China would hold China International Import Expo-CIIE starting from 2018.
China International Import Expo

China International Import Expo

The 1st China International Import Expo was held from Nov.05 to Nov.10 in 2018. It is a significant move for the Chinese government to hold CIIE to give firm support to trade liberalization and economic globalization and actively open the Chinese market to the world. It facilitates countries and regions all over the world to strengthen economic cooperation and trade, and to promote global trade and world economic growth in order to make the world economy more open.
The pre-registration for the Enterprise Exhibition of the Second CIIE starts from July 1, 2018. The deadline for pre-registration is April.30, 2019 and will be subject to the time of submitting the registration information on the official website.The deadline to sign up is May.15, 2019.The arrangements for the Second CIIE have started on Jan.31, 2019 and the total exhibition area is expected to exceed that of the first CIIE.

Time and place for the Second CIIE?

Exhibition hall: National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai, China
The 2nd China International Import Expo
Time: Nov.05 to Nov.10, 2019, Important guests and media visit on November 5, professional audience on November 6-8,  and social audience on November 9-10
Address:333 Songze Avenue, Qingpu District, Shanghai, China

Introduction of exhibition hall

National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) is the world’s largest single block building and exhibition complex with a total construction area of nearly 1.5 million square meters. Facilities at NECC (Shanghai) include exhibition halls, the commercial plaza, office buildings and hotels. NECC (Shanghai) covers a total area of 500,000 square meters, including 400,000 square meters indoor exhibition hall and 100,000 square meters outdoor area. The indoor exhibition area consists of 13 big halls with each covering an area of 30,000 square meters, and 3 small halls with each covering an area of 10,000 square meters, all accessible to trucks. Over 60 fully-equipped conference rooms surround the exhibition halls.

Exhibits profile?

Sci-tech Life: Smart Homes, Smart Home Appliances, Appliances, Service Robots, Online Entertainment, Wearable Devices, Digital Video and Audio, HD Displays, Sports Technology, etc.
Automobile: High-end Big Brand Cars, New Energy Technologies and Products, Auto Design And New-concept Products, Intelligent Driving Vehicles and Technologies, Auto Parts and Components, Auto Accessories, Auto Measuring, Testing and Diagnostic Equipment, Auto Repair and Maintenance Equipment and Supplies, RV, etc.
Equipment: 3 Hall (High-End Equipment):Materials Processing and Molding Equipment, Aerospace Equipment, Energy Technology Equipment, Integrated Circuit, etc.
4.1 Hall (Intelligent Manufacturing & Solutions):Automation, Industrial Robots, Aerospace technology equipment, Comprehensive Solutions, Environmental Science and Technology, etc.
Outdoor: Engineering Machinery, Agricultural Machinery, Special-purpose Vehicles and Supporting Services, etc.
Medical Equipment & Health Care Products: Medical Equipment and Devices, Pharmaceuticals, Health and Health Care Products, Traditional Medical Products, Medical Cosmetics, Senior Care and Rehabilitation Services, Pharmaceutical Machinery and Equipment, Scientific Instruments, Equipment and Related Services, Medical Device Design and Software, Medical Services, etc.
Quality Life: Beauty and Cosmetic Products, Maternal and Infant Products, Sports Goods, Outdoor Sports and Entertainment Goods, Pet Foods and Supplies, Accessories, Toys, Gifts and Creative Cultural Products, Furniture and Household Supplies, Clothing and Accessories, Bags and Suitcases, Shoes, Jewelry and Ornaments, Timepiece, Artworks, etc. To set up a special exhibition area for high-end consumer goods.
Trade in Services: Financial Services, Logistics Services, Cultural Services, Education Services, Tourism Services, Comprehensive Services, etc.
Food and Agricultural Products: Fruits and Vegetables, Meat, Seafood, Beverage and Liquor, Dairy Products, Snack Foods, Condiments, Sweets, Agricultural Products, Synthetic Foods, etc.


On October 25, 2018, China international import expo bureau released the list of enterprises that  signed to participate in the Second CIIE, and 20 enterprises from New Zealand, Japan, Australia and other countries and regions signed the contracts. Till April 2, 2019, more than 1,800 enterprises have signed up to attend the Second CIIE. Among them, the number of contracted enterprises from 77 countries and regions has exceeded 900, including 17 G20 members and more than 30 ” The Belt And Road” related countries. Over 180 of the applicants are among the world top 500 and leading enterprises.

How does the general public visit?

Tickets are not sold, and ordinary social visitors can actually make a preregistration to visit, please pay attention to the official website ( The visitors of the CIIE are divided into professional visitors and social visitors. Professional visitors include domestic and foreign purchasers, as well as professionals from domestic and foreign government agencies, institutions, social organizations and so on. For professional audience please register on the official website, and on-site registration is not accepted.
Pudong airport to China International Import Expo map

Pudong airport to China International Import Expo map

How can you get to the National Exhibition and Convention Center from the airport?

From Pudong airport: you can take the east extension of metro line 2, get off at Guanglan road station, transfer to metro line 2, get off at east Xujing station, and walk to get there.The distance is about 62 kilometers.
Hongqiao airport to China International Import Expo map

Hongqiao airport to China International Import Expo map

From Hongqiao airport: you can take metro line 2, get off at east Xujing east station, and walk to get there. The distance is about 4 kilometers.