China Foreign Trade Centre, an organization unit directly led by the Ministry of Foreign Trade & Economic Cooperation of the People's Republic of China, is entirely in charge of organization, management and undertaking of Chinese Export Commodities Fair (also known as Canton Fair):
Establish mid-term or long-term developing strategy for Canton Fair; and draw up reforming program and carry it out.
Draw up concrete implementation plans for each session of Canton Fair; Establish principles for organizing and recruiting exhibitors to Canton Fair; and coordinate with local governmental departments in charge of foreign trade and I/E chambers of commerce, to fix matters concerned with exhibition areas, locations and booths for trading delegations and exhibition halls.
Coordinate and organize fair affairs; and establish temporary managing organization of Canton Fair.
In charge of invitation and reception of overseas visitors and delegations, as well as maintenance logistics and security service of Canton Fair.
In charge of construction and management of information system of Canton Fair.
In charge of maintenance, innovation, extension of the complex and other related estate of Canton Fair.
Organize domestic enterprises to hold or attend overseas exhibitions, business discuss on meeting, and promotion meetings; and hold all kinds of domestic exhibitions and promotion meetings besides Canton Fair, as the sponsor or conductor.
In charge of the management of the state-owned assets of China Foreign Trade Centre and its subordinate enterprises, for maintenance and increment of value of all the assets.
Subordinated by China Foreign Trade Centre, China Foreign Trade Centre (Group) handles business including: conducting all kinds of foreign exhibitions in China and Chinese exhibitions both at home and abroad; import and export business; advertising; tourism; hotel and restaurant etc. It has been repeatedly listed as one of the 500 top import and export enterprises in China. It also ranked 2nd in terms of the comprehensive economic benefit among the central trade and economic companies announced by the Ministry of Finance in 1997. It was awarded by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation as one of 25 central enterprises, as well as 15 districts that made great contributions to expanding export.
Deal with daily work of CECF and coordinate the relationship between different departments; draft comprehensive materials; examine all official documents printed and distributed by Centre, CECF or the Canton Fair; receive domestic guests; edit and report information; do secretary business; keep secrets files; receive and dispatch documents; print documents; deal with petition letter and law affairs.
Draw up the CECF development and management strategy and carrying-out scheme; coordinate the affairs about CECF; in charge of domestic propaganda about CFCF; establish news centre of CECF and editorial department of the Canton Fair Report; investigate and study exhibitors, exhibits, visitors, and exhibition trade at home and abroad.
Tel.: Executive Office: +86-20-26080806 Business of Section One: +86-20-26080812 Business of Section Two: +86-20-26080813, 86661156 Fax: +86-20-86681600, 86670011
Foreign Liaison Department
In charge of overseas publicity, invitation, reception, translation, complaint reception from foreign visitors; organize seminars; handle foreign certificates.
Tel.: Business of Section One: +86-20-26080905 Business of Section Two: +86-20-26080910 Business of Section Three: +86-20-26080912 Business of Section Four: +86-20-26080915 Fax: +86-20-83335880
In charge of security and fire control of CECF, and internal certificate management; in charge of daily affairs of Safety Committee.
Tel.: Executive Office: +86-20-26081006, 86-20-83335178(fax) Security Office: +86-20-26081010 Fire Control Office: +86-20-26081013 Security Office of Halls: +86-20-26081021 Internal Security Office: +86-20-26081029 Vehicle Management Office: +86-20-26081059 Fax: +86-20-83335178