The 15th China Products Exhibition 2017 is scheduled to be held on November 16–18, 2017 at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC), Mumbai. The exhibition is being organized jointly by the China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), Guangdong Province Committee Commercial Industry, and Worldex-SingEx Exhibitions (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd. The exhibition is co-organized by Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, Department of Commerce of Guangdong Province and managed in India by Worldex India Exhibition & Promotion Pvt. Ltd. Products displayed will range from consumer electronics, home appliances, household products, LED and lighting products, to machine tools, industrial goods, building material and equipment, among others.
India has a sizeable trade deficit with China and to balance this, commerce ministries of both the countries have signed a five-year development program for economic and trade cooperation to lay down a medium-term roadmap for promoting balanced and sustainable development of economic and trade relations which will give a positive impetus to the India–China bilateral trade. China has also started investing in Indian infrastructure, industry parks, and SEZ sectors with Chinese investments cumulatively rising to USD 1.67 billion till June 2017. Several Chinese firms are also in the process of setting up industrial parks. The provinces and regions participating in the show include Guangdong, Fujian, Zhejiang, Macao, and Hong Kong. The exhibition has special pavilions for networking receptions, one-to-one business matching for buyers, and industry seminars.The exhibition has been endorsed and supported by trade bodies in India including the All India Association of Industries (AIAI), India–China Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCCI), Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC), SME Chamber of India, and the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Mumbai.