Contents 02 BIZ China 04 Sourcing All Around China 20 Trade Fairs 28 Amazing China 30 Silk Road 33 Royal City 34 Scene China 42 Cuisine 44 Tea House 48 What to Eat in Four Seasons 50 Culture 52 Beijing Opera 54 Chinese Wedding 56 Kongfu 57 Painting and Calligraphy 58 Han Costume 59 Traditional Chinese Medicine 60 Nicely Made in China 62 Porcelain 64 Textile 66 Chinese People 70 FAQ Affiliated to Made-in-China.com Published by Focus Vision MagazineADD: 8-12F, Block A, Software BLDG., Xinghuo Road, New & Hi-Tech Development Zone, Nanjing, China, 210061 TEL: +86-25-66677777 FAX: +86-25-66670000 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Senior Designer: Lu Zhimin Photos by China Foto Press
4 BIZ CHINA SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA BIZ CHINA 5 TIPS DONGGUAN Recommended Trade Fair: The 13th Dongguan China Shoes·China Shoete 2011 2011.4.28-4.30 Dongguan.Houjie GD Modern International Exhibition Center The 13th Dongguan China Shoes·China Shoete is widely supported by international and regional associations. These associations will organize pavilions and bring their members to exhibit at the show. Special Zones will be set up as a highlight of the fair. Other Manufacturing Industries Packing/ Electronic & Communication/ Tin Boxes Products/ Toys/ Electric Machine & Equipment/ Garments & Fiber Products Recommended Companies Dongguan Topleader Import & Export Co., Ltd. offers high-quality, energy-efficient and environmentally friendly LED lighting products, RV-air conditioner units, and other high-technology products and services. Showroom: http://topleader.en.made-in-china.com Dongguan GuanHong Packing Industry Co., Ltd. is specialized in the R&D of adhesive tapes. Being in this line for more than 13 years, GuanHong Basic Facts Dongguan Shoes has been one of the leading manufacturers of adhesive tapes in China. "Made in Dongguan", a new term which is popular D ongguan cur rently has near Baocheng International Group, the biggest Showroom: http://dgguanhong.en.made-in-china.com within manufacturing circles and has become 1,200 leather shoes manufacturers transnational shoes group in the world, prestigious throughout the world. with over 300,000 employees. Of established Yu Yuan Shoes Factory in Dongguan, the yearly production of 1 billion and set up Yu Yuan Industrial Park in 1988, Dongguan, located in the Mid-South of Chinas moving 10 of its subsidiary modernized factories pairs of shoes, 536 million pairs are Guangdong Province and at the core of Pearl of large scale including Bao Tai Shoes Factory, exported with an export value of River Delta as well as in the center of Guangdong- Bao Liang Shoes Materials Factory, etc. into the US$843 million. The yearly demand Shenzhen-Hong Kong economic belt, is the Industrial Park Zone. for shoe materials and shoe-making gateway for water and land transportation between equipment exceeds a total value of Guangzhou and Hong Kong and is the important 5 billion RMB. More than 10% of the economic corridor between the two regions. global shoe products are imported Dongguan ranks behind only Shenzhen, Shanghai from Dongguan, with a coverage of and Suzhou in exports among Chinese cities. over 100 countries and regions.
6 BIZ CHINA SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA BIZ CHINA 7 FOSHAN Other Manufacturing Industries Sanitary Ware/ Furniture/ LED lights/ Textile/ Plastic Products TIPS Guangfo (Guangzhou-Foshan) Metro, Recommended Companies Guangfo Line, connects Guangzhou and Foshan. It is the first par t of Foshan Room Sanitary Ware Co., Ltd. is one of the top manufacturers Guangfo Metro Line with the length of in Guangdong province for two kinds of products: bathroom cabinets 20.5 kilometers (12.7 miles), running and shower enclosures. Advantages include a strong quality guarantee, Basic Facts between Kuiqi Road in Foshan and competitive prices and a professional sales-team. Xilang Station in Guangzhou. Guangfo Foshan is a city located centrally in Guangdong Province, southern China. The town of Foshan is many line is the whole ground floor of the Showroom: http://laahome.en.made-in-china.com centuries old, and is famous for its porcelain industry. Now, the third largest city in Guangdong, it city’s first rapid rail transit line, and is has become relatively affluent compared to other Chinese cities, and is home to many large private also the first subway line, Foshan City. enterprises. In Guangdong, Foshan is one of the regions with fast economic growth, high gross amount of economy and powerful economic strength. Foshan Ceramics Foshan, the capital of ceramic, which accounts for more than half production output in China, has gathered over 60% amount of ceramic brands. In 2009, exports of ceramic reached 2.2 billion dollar, accounting for 77% of total exports in Guangdong Province and 55% of total exports in the whole of China. From the beginning of 2010 to November, exports of ceramic in Foshan reached 2 billion dollar, increasing 36%. Adapting new trend of energy saving, ceramic companies in Foshan independently produced ceramic board and officially introduced in mainland China the first high aluminum low carbon ultra-thin brick series, which is less than half the thickness of ordinary brick but 30% solider than that. Sienhua Electric Fan Co.,Ltd. Guangdong provides Lighting,Ceiling Fan & Bath Fan at a competitive price and high quality. At present, its products have a very good sale of exporting to volumn importers and retailers worldwide. Showroom: http://sienhua.en.made-in-china.com
8 BIZ CHINA SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA BIZ CHINA 9 TIPS ZHONGSHAN Recommend Trade Fair: China (Guzhen) Lighting Fair and the LED Application Fair October, 2011 Guzhen Lighting Plaza The fair is held by Zhongshan Municipal Peoples Government of Guangdong Province, China Lighting Association, China International Trade Promotion Committee Organisation for Light Industr y. "Let Lighting Capital be brighter, be greener" was last year’s theme, helping to promote the concept of the green LED. Other Manufacturing Industries Basic Facts Electronic & Communication/ Textile/ Elevator/ Game Zhongshan was the birthplace of Dr. Sun Zhongshan (Sun Yat-sen), the great revolutionary and the founder of Kong Min Tang. Zhongshan City stands in the middle of some other famous cities, Guangzhou to its east, Zhuhai to its south, Jiangmen to its west, with Hong Kong and Macao nearby. Since the reform and opening up, Zhongshan City has developed rapidly. Infrastructure facilities has progressed enormously, with developed communications and transport on land and waterways. Currently, Zhognshan is proving to be an attractive city for investors from both home and abroad. The world Fortune Top 500 has set up more than 20 enterprises in the city. Recommended Companies Hengli Lighting Co, . Ltd. is an OEM/ODM enterprise specialized in designing and manufacturing lamps and lanterns, including various Zhongshan Lighting lamps for home decoration, such as Chandelier Lamp, Bracket Light decoration in Zhongshan covers half domestic production and sales market, and also export to Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan region, Southeast Asia, Lamp, Wall Lamp, Table Lamp, Floor Lamp. Japan, US, Europe and so on, over 130 countries and regions. Showroom: http://henglilighting.en.made-in-china.com Zhongshan old town has a high concentration of light decoration industry, keeping a elaborate division of production progress and holding complete matching facilities. By the end of 2009, the number of lighting accessories Zhongshan Sunview Lighting Co.,Ltd. is a leading company in LED companies in the whole town was far beyond 4000, with lighting products, major products include Tube, Spot, Bulb, Down nearly 10 lighting accessories markets and more than 3000 light and more. stores including. Light decoration and accessories industry accounts for 70% of the whole town’s manufacturing Showroom: http://sunviewlighting.en.made-in-china.com industry. The industry cluster of light decoration there has formed a perfect manufacturing chain and so called “regional economy of scale & accessories economy of scale”, which largely reduced the internal and external transaction cost and thus efficiently reduced the total cost of light decoration producing, consequently to transform to strong competitive advantages.
10 BIZ CHINA SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA BIZ CHINA 11 JIANGMEN Basic Facts is now becoming a city with the highest output and performance in national motorcycle field. Jiangmen is located to the west of the Pearl River Delta on It was awarded the first "demonstration base of Chinas motorcycle industry," the first batch the coast of the South China Sea, adjoining Foshan in the of selected industrial clusters of upgraded Recommended Companies north, Zhongshan and Zhuhai in the east, Zhaoqing in the demonstration area in Guangdong Province. west and Yangjiang in the south and adjacent to Hong Guangdong Yatu Chemical Co., Ltd. is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified Kong and Macao. In 2009, industrial output value of the citys company, established in 1995, specializing in manufacturing complete motorcycle was totaled 24.97 billion yuan with ranges of high quality automotive refinishing products. Jiangmen was selected as a pilot city for a nationwide 4,141,600 vehicle output, accounting for about information program. It was also chosen by the Pacific Showroom: http://yatu-car-paint.en.made-in-china.com half the output of Guangdong Province, 1 / 6 of Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) as a trial city for the national output. It is estimated that vehicle the Regional Integration for Sustainable Economics (RISE) production in Jiangmen city will reach 7 million project. Among various indicators, Jiangmen excelled in with total industrial output value reaching 50 infrastructure, low labor redundancy, proportion of joint billion yuan in 2015. ventures in all firms, informal payments to government, taxation, productivity and the investment rate. Other Manufacturing Hongsu Adhesive Products Industrial Co., Ltd. is a professional company Industries specializing in manufacturing and exporting a full range of adhesive tapes and acrylic water based glue. Household Appliances/ Electronics/ Food Processing/ Synthetic Fibers/ Showroom: http://hosttape.en.made-in-china.com Garments Jiangmen Motorcycles Jiangmen motorcycle industry started since the early nineties of last century and then speeded up since the mid-nineties with an average annual growth rate of 30% from 1996. It has grown rapidly into R & D, manufacturing base with rise of the attention among peers. Jiangmen
12 BIZ CHINA SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA BIZ CHINA 13 Recommended Companies After rapid development for over 10 years, Union Source has become a large General Merchandise export group, which covers widely product range for customers all around the world. Showroom: http://unionsource.en.made-in-china.com NINGBO Basic Facts Ningbo is located in the middle of the coastal line of the Chinese Mainland and to the South of the Yangtze River Delta, and enjoys one the most developed economies in China. Other Manufacturing Renowned as one of the most important windows of opening up to the outside world in China, Industries Ningbo is an important foreign trade harbor city. In 2009, the import and export trade volume of Ningbo reached USD 60.81 billion, with an increase of 20.1%; the export volume was USD 38.65 billion Mould/ Auto Par ts & Accessories/ and the import volume was 22.16 billion. Ningbo’s import and export volume ranked the 2nd position Consumer Electronics/ Lights & Lighting Xiangshan Huatai Plastic Electric Appliance Co., Ltd., is specialized in among the nation’s 5 specially designated municipalities and the 3rd position among the 15 sub- supplying and exporting of all kinds of Auto Parts & Accessories Products provincial cities. including auto part, plastic fastener and exhaust manifold and has many years experience in this field. Showroom: http://huataiinc.en.made-in-china.com Ningbo Stationery As the city of "China Stationery Capital", Ningbo has created a large number of well-known brands such as "BEI FA", "GUANG BO", "DE LI" with more than 2700 different kinds of stationery enterprises. You can find a comprehensive range of varieties of stationery products in Ningbo with 11 major categories and tens of thousands of various products covering writing instruments, paper products, notebooks, stationery of hardware table. In 2009, sales of stationery in Ningbo amount to 36.3 billion yuan, the export delivery value of which is 22.1 billion. Stationery industry comes at the top ten major industries in Ningbo City; it serves as an important role for Ningbo city in setting up an advanced manufacturing base, it has become more and more obvious that the rapid growth of the industry has taken effect in economic development in Ningbo.
14 BIZ CHINA SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA BIZ CHINA 15 TIPS Opened on 29 November, 1995, Binwang Market is one of the three main markets of this China Commodity City. It is located in No 158, Binwang Road, Yiwu City. Binwang Market, consists of five trade districts and one international trade center, has more than 9000 booths, over 20,000 employees. The main business lines cover commodities of 16 different industries including apparel, knitting underwear, neckties, woolen yarn, towels, leather, textiles, lace, beddings, non-staple foods, dried fruits, confection, roasted seeds & nuts, grocery and furniture etc. YIWU Basic Facts Yiwu is a city of about 1.2 million people in central Zhejiang Province near the central eastern coast of China. The city is famous for its small commodity trade and vibrant free markets and is a regional tourist destination. Although Yiwu is a county-level city under the jurisdiction of Jinhua, it is more well-known than Jinhua nationally and internationally. Recommended Companies Established in 1993, Zhejiang Jiayan Daily Commodity Co., Ltd. is one of Chinas largest Yiwu Small Commodities and most professional manufacturers specializing in plastic straws and wet tissues. The commodity industry has been leading They are able to output 800 containers of plastic straws and 200 containers of wet industry in the regional economy. The Yiwu tissues per year. market has been an international commodity Showroom: http://jyrypgs.en.made-in-china.com distribution center and the important base for foreign merchants to purchase commodities. Currently, the Yiwu commodity market covers an area of 1.5 million m2, and has 40,000 stores, comprising 28 categories and about 200,000 varieties of daily goods. The industrial economy is rapidly strengthening, and currently has developed and is exploiting Yiwu VIFA Imp. & Exp. Co. Ltd. offers extensive best selling quality dollar items and stocks to industrial park areas of 64 square kilometers, dollar store owners, importers, supermarket chain stores to over 20 countries ranging from with more than 1300 enterprises. It has also automotives accessories, electronics gifts, household, hardware to kitchenware, outdoors, cultivated a group of predominant industries, pet items, and stationery. scale enterprises and famous products of socks, ornaments, zippers, cosmetics, shirts, cultural Showroom: http://vifachina.en.made-in-china.com articles, pen-making, toys, etc.
16 BIZ CHINA SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA BIZ CHINA 17 Wuxi Electric Vehicle The electric car industry enjoyed a great period of rapid development between 2000-2004. It went into large-scale development which leads to three major industrial clusters: Wuxi, Zhejiang, Tianjin in accordance with the differences between north and south (South luxury, north simple). Wuxi electric car industry has become Chinas most important production base of electric vehicles accounting for one third of the market with unmatched advantages of industrial clusters comparing to other regions. Among them, Xishan District, which Wuxi City electric car industry is concentrated in, is the main production base whose production capacity accounted for a quarter of the country with 186 existing manufacturers of electric vehicles supporting more than 480 companies which employ 5 million people. Xin Ri electric car is a leading enterprise in Wuxi with its largest output of electric car for 5 consecutive years in the world, serving as the designated supplier of electric vehicles at 2010 Shanghai World Expo. Other Manufacturing Industries Industrial Equipment & Components/ New Energy/ Biomedicine Recommended Companies Wuxi Angell Autocycle Co., Ltd. was bought by NASDAQ listed company ABAT. Its major products are: Hybrid scooters, electric vehicles, leisure e-products and some key parts for e-vehicle like motor, controller, meter, and plastic. WUXI Showroom: http://wxabat.en.made-in-china.com Basic Facts Jiangsu Fuyuan Energy Conservation Electrical Equipment Co.,Ltd. Wuxi is an old city in Jiangsu Province. Split into halves by Lake Tai, Wuxi borders Changzhou is a professional manufacturer of solar products. Customers provide to the west and Suzhou to the east. The northern half looks across to Taizhou to the north over Fuyuan with reputable feedback due to its good quality and after- the Yangtze River, while the southern half also borders the province of Zhejiang to the south. sale service. Wuxi earned its nickname "Pearl of Lake Tai" because its built on the shore of Lake Tai with beautiful sceneries. Wuxi was also dubbed "little Shanghai" because of its close proximity to Showroom: http://wxfuyuan.en.made-in-china.com the city and its fast urbanization and booming economy.
18 BIZ CHINA SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 SOURCING ALL AROUND CHINA BIZ CHINA 19 TIPS Huqiu Wedding Gown Street is a famous production base of wedding dress in the north of Suzhou Tiger Hill Road, near Tiger Hill Scenic Area. There are located mostly self-employed hand-made wedding workshops usually using low price and style wedding dress to win new customers. The supply of wedding products can hardly keep pace up with the demand SUZHOU during spring and autumn wedding seasons each year. Basic Facts Other Manufacturing Industries Suzhou is located in the southeast of Jiangsu Province , bordering Plastic Machinery / Electrical & Electronics/ Textile/ Biomedicine/ Precision Instrument Shanghai on the east, Zhejiang Province on the south, the Lake Tai in the west and the Yangtze River in the north. Old sayings describe Suzhou as a “Paradise on the Earth” and the "East Venice of the World”, referring to its natural beauty, classical gardens, bridges and waters, traditional operas and soft dialect tone. Recommended Companies Apart from its natural beauty, splendid history, cultural heritage, Suzhou’s economy represents the highest growth and the fastest expansion in the past 5-10 years in the region and in China. More than 80 Fortune 500 corporations have established offices in the town. Suzhou Wedding Dress Sinzu Wedding Dress Co., Ltd. Suzhou is lying in the famous scenic spots - Tiger Hill of Suzhou, located in the most famous wedding dress of domestic market - rose fields. Suzhou is one of the two major wedding industry bases; it has grown in It is specialized in supplying and exporting of all kinds of wedding dress products the years of eighties from the initial 3 bridal wedding stores to now more which have many years experience in this field. than 1,000 enterprises and businesses with a stable customer base in the country and around the world. Su Zhou is undoubtedly the leader of the Showroom: http://xinzujack.en.made-in-china.comt Southeast Asian wedding industry with annual sales of 10 billion yuan, and the share of sales accounted for about 70% of the country. Suzhou Huqiu Wedding Gown Street and Huqiu Divine wedding Boutique Square are among one of the famous production bases of wedding dress Suzhou DERUN Machinery Co., Ltd. is a professional manufacturer in full set of liquid in China. It brought together nearly a thousand self-employed manual filling equipments. It focuses on research and development. It is also one of the key workshops, factories and wedding shops. Divine Wedding Boutique enterprises which is doing well in production, technical services and marketing sales. Square sells top-grade wedding products, the prices of which range from hundreds to hundreds of thousands. Huqiu Wedding Gown Street is Showroom: http://derunfillingmachine.en.made-in-china.com focused mainly in the low-cost based wedding dress.
20 BIZ CHINA TRADE FAIRS FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 TRADE FAIRS BIZ CHINA 21China Import and Export Fair (also renowned as the Canton Fair) has become"China’s No. 1 Fair" and a well-known exhibition in the world. The Canton Fair is acomprehensive tradeshow of international trade, boasting: the longest history,the highest quality, the largest scale, the most complete variety of exhibits, thelargest buyer attendance, the broadest distribution of buyers’ origin and thegreatest business turnover in China.The 108th Session of China Import and Export Fair concluded successfullyon November 4 at Canton Fair Complex. 200,612 overseas buyers from 208countries and regions around the world attended the 108th Canton Fair,basically the same with 107th Canton Fair with only 2.38% decrease, however anincrease of 5.7% over the same period last year.
22 BIZ CHINA TRADE FAIRS FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 TRADE FAIRS BIZ CHINA 23 CHEN CLAN ACADEMY SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY Add: No. 7, Zhongshan Road, Liwan District Add: No. 135 Xingang Xi Road, Haizhu District The Chen Clan Academy was built in 1890 during the Qing Dynasty. It is one Sun Yat-sen University, of the scarce clan ancestral temples in China. originally known as Kwangtung University, was founded in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen. For more than eight y years since its inception, the university, inspired by the pioneering spirit of Dr. Sun Yat-sen. He has been dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence and produced a significant number of outstanding professionals. In the later part of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), a man named Chen achieved the third place in the highest imperial examination and was given LOCAL a distinguished office title which made the Family Chen well-known. Many years later someone suggested that all the Chens families raise money to build a temple to pay respects to the ancestors and encourage their GUANGZHOU offspring to study hard. Therefore, the temple was finished in 1894 with the SHANGXIAJIU WALKING STREET money donated by Chens families in 72 counties of Guangdong Province as well as some overseas family members. Add: Shangxiajiu Road, Liwan District Since Shangxiajiu road opened as the first business street of Guangzhou in DR.SUN YAT-SENS MEMORIAL HALL September, 1995, this pedestrian shopping street has ranked the first among others in Guangzhou for its length of more than 1200 meters and its more than 300 shops. Add: No. 259, Dongfeng Zhong Lu, Yuexiu District Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall is one of the most symbolic buildings in Guangzhou. It is a major site for great convention and performance as well as a tourist attraction for both Chinese and overseas visitors. The most impressive attractions in the temple are various superb carvings Dr. Sun Yat-sen (1866 - 1925) was a revolutionary political leader that reflect the beauty of nature. They are made from a variety of materials who played a key role in overthrowing the Qing Dynasty. He is such as wood, brick, pottery, stone, and limestone. regarded as the Father of Modern China. HUANGPU MILITARY ACADEMY This shopping area had developed Add: Changzhou Island, Huangpu District its own business culture "the Western Guan Culture". It is a showcase of The Huangpu Military Academy, also called Army Military College, was traditional Cantonese architecture, and set up in 1924 by Sun Yat-sen with the aim of training military officials for is especially pretty at night when lit up. revolution. All the shops here are Qilou or sotto From 1924 to 1927, Huangpu Military Academy offered four terms of study porticos (a building structure of South- to 4,981 students. Those graduates took the lead to form the revolutionary Chinas construction style), which army and took part in the battle for unifying Guangzhou and the Northern make the open market weatherproof. Expedition War.
24 BIZ CHINA TRADE FAIRS FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 TRADE FAIRS BIZ CHINA 25 MACHINERY LIGHT China Yiwu International Commodities Fair 2011 2011 Shanghai Intl Printing & INDUSTRY & Date: 2011.10.21 - 10.25 Venue: Yiwu International Expo Centre (No.301, Binwang Road, Yiwu City, Zhejiang Province) Packaging Products Trading Fair Date: 2011.7.6 - 7.9 DAILY USE With 5,000 booths in an exhibition area of 120,000 square meters, the fair will attract more than 2,600 domestic and Venue: Shanghai New International Expo Centre foreign enterprises. Yiwu Fair has become one of the largest, (No.2345 Long Yang Road, Shanghai, P.R. China) most influential and productive commodities fairs in China. It Shanghai Intl Printing & Packaging Products Trading Fair aims to building China International Consumer Goods Fair is estimated that over 120,000 professional traders will visit the fair, including 18,000 foreign traders and 80 trade groups from six platforms for China’s printing industry to exchange the services Date: 2011.6.8 - 6.11 overseas. trading, information, talents, science & technology and enterprise image. Venue: Ningbo International Convention & Exhibition It was the first specialized printing and packaging products fair in China. Center Hall (No.181, Exhibition Road, Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province) China International Consumer Goods Fair (CICGF) is the largest professional international consumer goods fair in China, ranking second only to Canton Fair among all the exhibitions sponsored by Ministry of Commerce. The 2011 show will cover 100,000 m2. CONSUMER ELECTRONICS China Hi-Tech Fair Date: 2011.11.16 - 11.21 Venue: Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center (Fuhua San Road, Shenzhen) PTC ASIA 2011 China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) is the largest and most influential exhibition for high Date: 2011.10.25 - 10.28 technologies in China. Incorporating trade in hi-technologies, product exhibition, Venue: Shanghai New International Expo Centre high-level forums, investment invitation and information exchange, CHTF is the (No.2345 Long Yang Road, Shanghai, P.R. China) No.1 Technology Show in China. The PTC ASIA and CeMAT ASIA 2010 again triumphed as one of the leading exhibition platforms for the international power transmission/ fluid power and materials handling industry, helping to build new momentum for the industry. Over the four days of the show, October 25th to 28th, PTC ASIA and CeMAT ASIA gave positive exposure to the 1,609 exhibitors with a total display area of 95,000 m2.
26 BIZ CHINA TRADE FAIRS FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 China International Consumer Electrics Show Date: 2011.7.7 - 7.10 Venue: Qingdao International Convention Center (No. 9, Miaoling Road High-Tech Zone Qingdao, Shandong Province) SINOCES is the abbreviation for the China International Consumer Electronics Show. Since 2001, SINOCES has evolved into the most prominent international fair for consumer electronics professionals in the Asia-Pacific region. CONSTRUCTION, DECORATION & TOY Construction & Decoration The 13th China (Guangdong) International Building Decoration Fair Date: 2011.7.8 - 7.11 Venue: China Import & Export Fair Complex (NO.380, Yuejiang Zhong road, Guangzhou) CBD 2011 will continue the brilliant results of CBD 2010. With the total area of 300,000 SQM, CBD 2010 is the largest event for building decoration industry in Asia. Toys & Gifts MEGA SHOW Date: 2011.10.20 - 10.23 Venue: Hongkong Convention & Exhibition Centre (1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hongkong) MEGA SHOW is the most important sourcing exhibition for the gift, housewares, premiums and toy industries in the Asia-Pacific region, and takes place every October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
30 AMAZING CHINA SILK ROAD FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 SILK ROAD AMAZING CHINA 31 SILK ROAD Trading Center : Dunhuang Dunhuang lies at the western end of the Gansu Corridor. The name Dunhuang originally meant "prospering, flourishing"-- a hint that Dunhuang must once have been an important city. The Silk Road, or Silk Route was an important path for cultural, commercial and technological exchange between traders, merchants, pilgrims, missionaries, soldiers, nomads and urban dwellers from Ancient China, Ancient India, Persian Empire and Mediterranean countries for almost 3,000 years. Foreign merchants and monks from the West as well as officials and soldiers from central China brought their own cultures to Dunhuang and made the trading center a cultural "melting pot." Many economic, military, political and cultural activities took place at this cross-road. The Beginning: Xi’an Xian sits on an ancient site. The land is fertile, renewed yearly by the silt from the Yellow River. The world-renowned Mogao Grottoes, also known as the Caves of a Thousand Buddhas, is the largest and richest ancient art treasure in the world. The Han emperor, Wudi, needed allies to guard against threat from a strong neighbor. So in 119 B.C. Wudi sent Zhang Qian to form an alliance. Zhang Qians travels took him toward India. When Zhang Qian returned and told Emperor Wudi of what he had seen in these western states. He was sent back with a large delegation and items to trade. Silk was an immediate hit.
32 AMAZING CHINA SILK ROAD FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 ROYAL CITY AMAZING CHINA 33 ROYAL CITY : BEIJING King Wu was the first to declare Beijing the capital city in 1057 BC. Subsequently, the city has gone by the names of Ji, Zhongdu, Dadu, and finally Beijing when the Ming Dynasty Emperor ChengZu chose the name in 1421. Before 1949, Beijing was known as Peking by the Western world. A Beautiful Pasture Land : Urumqi During the 22nd year of the Zhenguans reign in the Tang Dynasty, 648 A.D., the Tang government set up the town of Luntai in the ancient town seat of Urabo, which is now 10 kilometers away from the southern suburb of Urumqi . Chinas Import and Export Data in 2010 In 2010, the total value of import and export nationwide amounted to USD2.9727 trillion, up 34.7% year- on-year. Export reached USD1.5779 trillion, up 31.3%; import USD1.3948 HUTONG is a typical lane or small street in Beijing that originated during the Yuan Dynasty (1271- trillion, up 38.7%. The trade surplus 1368). People say that the real culture of Beijing is "the culture of hutong" and "the culture of stood at USD183.1 billion, down courtyard". Where there is a hutong, there is a story. 6.4% from the same period last year. The Ancient Luntai Town, which played quite a significant role on the new northern route of the Silk Road in the Tang Dynasty, was a center for tax collection, management, and supply. BEIJING 798 ART ZONE was once occupied by a factory. Many art organizations and artists came to rent the vacant plants and transformed them, then gradually formed a district of galleries, art studios, cultural companies, fashion shops etc. SUMMER PALACE is the largest royal park of the Key Cultural Relics Protection Sites of China. In December 1998, UNESCO included the Summer Palace on its World Heritage List. It declared the Summer Palace "a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design.
34 AMAZING CHINA SCENE CHINA FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 SCENE CHINA AMAZING CHINA 35 HEAVEN ON EARTH : CAPITAL OF SIX DYNASTIES : HANGZHOU NANJING Nanjing is located in the Yangtze River Delta. With history of over 6,000 years, Nanjing has become a famous historical and cultural city since it was established 2,500 years ago. It was once the financial center of the Far East. Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang Province. It has been one of the most renowned and East China prosperous cities of China for much of the last East China is a geographical and a 1,000 years, due in part to its beautiful natural loosely-defined cultural region that scenery, with the West Lake as its most well- covers the eastern coastal area of known location. China. Metropolises like Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing are located The West Lake came from a shallow bay in in this area. It is one of the most ancient time where Qiantang River ran into the important and fast-growing regions sea. Among 60 cultural relic sites of state, the in China. most classic is the Ten Scenes and the New Ten Scenes at the West Lake. Longjing Tea is one of Chinas best teas and is The Mausoleum of General Yue Fei is one reason for Hangzhous international fame. Xi located at the southern foot of Qixia Hill near The Confucius Temple is not only a Hu Long Jing has more than a thousand years of the West Lake. Yue Fei was a famous patriot and memorial place for the Great Sage in China recorded history and was mentioned in the first military general. Since his death, Yue Fei has but has a surrounding area bustling with ever tea book (Cha Jing) by Lu Yu during the Tang evolved into the standard model of loyalty in shops, restaurants and a snack street housed in Dynasty. Chinese culture. traditional Chinese architectural buildings.
36 AMAZING CHINA SCENE CHINA FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 FOCUS ON CHINA / 04 / 2011 SCENE CHINA AMAZING CHINA 37 LAND OF MILK AND HONEY : FAIRYLAND : HUANGSHAN CHENGDU Huangshan occupies the southernmost part of Anhui Province. Huangshan means Yellow Mountain in Chinese and the city is named after the famously scenic Yellow Mountains. The citys current jurisdiction covers much of the historical and cultural region of ancient Huizhou. Chengdu is located on the edge of the fertile The city of Chengdu is home to Chinas living plains of the Red Basin in Chinas Sichuan treasures the Giant Panda. The Chengdu Province. Chengdu is also one of the most Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding important economic centers, transportation and is a non-profit research and breeding facility for communication hubs in Western China. giant pandas and other rare animals. For centuries, limited farmland in Huizhou area drove local people to travel out to make a living, bringing about the legendary success of Hui merchants who dominated the Chinese business world up until the 19th century. Hui carvings. The prefecture-level city of Huangshan administers 7 county-level divisions, including 3 districts and 4 Jinli Ancient Street is part of the old city of counties. The Hongcun village in Yixian county is one of the most beautiful villages around China. Chengdu; it features hotels and small stores in old-fashioned style. It is very popular among Development in Central and both tourists and locals, especially at night, with West China many bars, restaurants, and nightclubs. In 2010, foreign trade in central and western China increased at a rate of 45%, which was higher than the growth speed in East China, 25% around. Companies such as FOXCONN, have transferred from southeast coastal regions to central and western regions like Henan, Hubei, Sichuan or other provinces. This trend will probably bring new competitive advantages to foreign trade or industry in China. Chengdus local cuisine is world renowned for its delicious spiciness.