File photo: A view of the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong province. [Photo/China Daily]
Twenty-three companies from Zhoushan in East China's Zhejiang province secured intended orders worth $4.39 million at the 10-day China Import and Export Fair online, commonly known as Canton Fair, which concluded on April 24.
Zhoushan companies had set up 58 online booths at the exhibition to showcase their products, including home appliances, machinery, automobile accessories and toys.
Some Zhoushan companies livestreamed and played recordings of their intelligent manufacturing process to allow potential buyers to learn about their products.
Canton Fair attracted a record 25,500-plus domestic and overseas exhibitors with over 3.05 million exhibits displayed online this year.
A total of 536,000 overseas buyers from 228 countries and regions participated in the event, up 41.8 percent from the 130th session, setting another record for registered buyers. Among them, there were 150,800 buyers from RCEP members, accounting for 28.12 percent of the total.
Starting in 1957, Canton Fair is the country's largest and longest-running comprehensive trade fair, and has the largest number of overseas buyers and product categories, according to the Ministry of Commerce.