Chinese national exhibitions in Moscow: exchange of international experience and search for alternative suppliers for Russian business

Press release of the upcoming Chinese national shows in 2023
Chinese national exhibitions in Moscow: exchange of international experience and search for alternative suppliers for Russian business.
On October 30 − November 1, 2023, the international exhibitions with the participation of Chinese companies will take place at IEC Expocentre. The fact that Russia and China are mutually important trade partners is not new. China has been the main trade partner of Russia for more than 10 years, at the same time, Russia's position in the same ranking has also strengthen compared to last year, rising from 10th to 7th place. Taking into account the economic situation and the close relations between two countries, the trend of further development of mutual trade relations will continue in the upcoming years. Thus, the Chinese national projects become even more important for the Russian market as platforms for the exchange of international experience, search for partners and signing contracts.

For the past two years, the exhibitions had been held in a hybrid format with the partly remote participation of Chinese exhibitors due to the pandemic and travel limitations. This time, the companies' representatives will be onsite personally to present the products of high demand in Russian market.

Industrial Equipment at China Machinery Fair

In 2023 the National Trade Fair for Chinese Machinery and Innovations China Machinery Fair will be held in Moscow for the first time after a long break due to pandemic. Its exhibitors will present:

  • Packaging Machinery
  • Pumps, Valves & Pipeline Fittings
  • Machine Tools
  • Construction Machinery & Vehicles
  • Electric Power & Power Transmission
  • Hardware, Building Materials & Lockset

Since 2022, the reduction of industrial goods and equipment imports has become one of the main problems for Russian industrial companies that has significantly increased the demand for purchase these products from Asia and the Middle East. China Machinery Fair will bring together 200 suppliers and manufacturers of industrial goods and equipment, ready to negotiate about the direct supplies that mostly solves this problem.

Variety of consumer goods at the International Commodity Fair / China Commodity Fair

The event will be co-located with the exposition of International Commodity Fair / China Commodity Fair 2023 which will contain over 250 manufacturers and suppliers from China, Russia and other countries who will present the following product categories:

  • Houseware & Kitchenware
  • Home Appliances & Consumer Electronics
  • Apparel & Accessories
  • Gardening & Outdoors
  • Gifts & Artware
  • Baby & Kids Products
  • Beauty & Health Good
  • Food & Agricultural Products
  • Emergency Supplies
In the current situation, the exhibition will be a great platform for making trade deals with Chinese companies that will personally demonstrate the goods, help assess their quality and offer the most beneficial conditions for the purchase. For Russian entrepreneurs, this is an opportunity to fill the free niches in the consumer goods market with the subsequent sale both on marketplaces and in offline stores.

Business program and consultations for business

In addition to the exposition, visitors will be able to attend the business program with the participation of experts, representatives of industry associations, business and government structures. During sessions and round tables, forum participants will discuss problems and further steps in the development of economic, trade and industrial cooperation between Russia and China.

Moreover, taking into account the needs of the market, for the 3rd year in a row, a significant part of the program will be devoted to e-commerce, in particular, work on online marketplaces, which are currently considered to be the most important distribution and direct sales channel. Thus, exhibitions combinethe possibilities of both searching for trading partners and obtaining the most up-to-date information on the market and practical knowledge on sales and promotion.

The exhibitions also present the Consulting Center which is a special part of the exposition, where each visitor and exhibitor may seek assistance from its participants related to various issues of cooperation with foreign partners: from signing a contract to the implementation of a project or product, including the search and verification of a supplier, financing of foreign economic activity, logistics, customs clearance, sales and marketing.

New horizons: cooperation with Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

In 2023, the exhibitions will be held with the official support of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), which unites representatives of industrial, scientific, financial and commercial organizations of Russia.

Such cooperation is aimed on the events' image improvement and attraction of more Russian exhibitors and visitors as well as the increase of the Chinese exhibitors' number. Such cooperation is of strategic importance for both parties, as it will contribute to building close and long-term business ties between RSPP members with Chinese partners.