Exhibits have begun arriving in South China's island province of Hainan for the third China International Consumer Products Expo, or Hainan Expo, in mid-April. Foreign products for the Expo at the Hainan International Convention and Exhibition Center in Haikou are being given expedited customs clearance. Lin Wo has more.
Items in the first batch of exhibits to arrive for the Expo include Italian clothing, jewelry and furniture. Under an integrated customs clearance arrangement, these goods took off from Italy, the Expo's guest of honor country this year, and arrived at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. After clearance by Haikou Customs and Guangzhou Customs, they were transferred to Haikou. This batch of exhibits sets a starting point for more to arrive.
CHU HAISHENG, Operation Manager, Bondex Group, Hainan Company "This batch of goods was efficiently transported to Hainan through integrated customs clearance. The Customs also gave us great support on the handling of clearance documents."
GAN JIAYONG, Chief, Comprehensive Business Department, Haikou Port Customs "The Hainan Expo set up a green channel for customs clearance, providing 24/7 service to ensure there were no delays for the exhibits and other relevant goods."
The Hainan Expo is one of four major national-level exhibitions held in China every year. It will be the first to be held offline since the beginning of 2023. The Expo encompasses an area of 100,000 square meters, with one-fifth for domestic products and the rest for international exhibits. Multiple global brands in sectors including clothing, cars, and consumer electronics, will be participating in the Hainan Expo for the first time.