This is the third postponement of the Canton Fair in 67 years.
On the afternoon of March 23, the Press Office of the People's Government of Guangdong Province held a press conference.
It was announced that the 127th Canton Fair will not be held on April 15 as scheduled due to the current situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic globally.
At a regular press conference organized by the Ministry of Commerce on March 26, Liu Changyu, the second inspector of the Foreign Trade Department of the Ministry of Commerce, stated that the 127th Canton Fair was postponed. When the specific date is determined, it will be released soon.
At the press conference, a reporter asked that the 127th Canton Fair will not be held as scheduled on April 15. Is there a preliminary new date for the event and will it be cancelled this spring?
In response, Liu Changyu responded on the spot that the Canton Fair is an important platform for China's foreign trade and opening up, and is a "barometer" and a "wind vane" for China's foreign trade.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19, the Ministry of Commerce and the Guangdong Provincial People's Government, on the one hand, do all the preparations for the 127th Canton Fair as planned, on the other hand, closely follow the trend of the epidemic, analyze the relevant impacts in depth, and adjust and improve various programs. "After research, the 127th Canton Fair will be postponed. We will continue to make careful preparations with relevant departments and localities to improve various work plans including epidemic prevention and control. After the specific date is determined, we will announce at first time. "
Post time: Mar-31-2020