Chinese firms at the 126th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) showcased ethical products developed in the digital age. The second phase of the Canton Fair was held from October 23-27, 2019. The Canton Fair is made up of 48 trading delegations, including foreign trade companies, factories, scientific research institutions, and foreign enterprises.
In line with the event’s call for advanced research and development, brand incubation, and promotion of intellectual property rights, the final products on display highlighted innovative self-development capabilities with multiple science-fiction style functions, according to a press release on the show.
One of the highlights at this year’s Canton Fair is cross-functional products. Zhejiang Xingxing’s Food + refrigerator, was displayed, which can maintain humidity and temperatures consistently at around 5 °C, an ideal environment for storing cosmetics. Guoguang Electric company’s visual waterproof audio equipment that has a spare disk which acts as a vibrating backup speaker when music is played, was also displayed.
Chigo Air Conditioning displayed its cutting-edge patented thermoception wind and cloud control system that aims to create a healthy and clean lifestyle intelligently. The technologies demonstrated at the Canton Fair not only delivers to developed markets but also emerging markets, enabling better living conditions. Chigo’s split air conditioning units differentiated themselves from others by offering energy-saving products with low noise output and are proving popular in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, North America, and Southeast Asia.
Sadik Reyepov, a buyer from Turkmenistan, was impressed by many Chinese born premium products at the Fair, such as clean-free washing machines and IoT central air-conditioning systems that can connect to up to 1,500 pieces of equipment, and refrigerators with body fat scales that can recommend recipes.
Jessie from China Electronics Import & Export Zhuhai which provides payment equipment to several countries noted that their products are well received in many international markets as their mobile and barcode payment solutions fill the market gap in fintech payments.
A portable fan from Africa’s Guangzhou Shibaoli, which includes a flashlight, solar panel, and doubles up as a portable battery was displayed, which ensures utmost versatility while staying cool.