The 12th China International Auto Products Expo was held in National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from October 15th to 17th. Also in conjunction with this exhibition is the Global Auto Parts Products and Technology Forum. Wirafe was fortunate to witness this event as a visitor.

CIAPE Wirafe

China International Auto Products Expo (CIAPE) is the exclusive state-level international, professional and market-oriented expo in the auto industry. The expo has been held successfully for 11 years, attracting 7,193 exhibiting companies from 40 countries and regions as well as over 230,000 professional trade visitors and purchasers from more than 100 countries and regions. With 200,000㎡exhibition area which covers thousands of leading companies in the automotive industry, CIAPE offers a unique meeting place for vehicle makers, OEM manufacturers, aftermarket manufacturers, traders, dealers, repair chain stores, auto parts centers, workshops, service providers etc.

CIAPE 2018

CIAPE has won the support and cooperation from various parties such as 39 automotive societies from 17 countries and regions in China, Germany, the US, UK, France, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Canada, Australia, Italy, India, Iran, Pakistan, the Philippines, China Taiwan etc, 9 famous multinational automobile groups like GM, Toyota, Volkswagen etc, the world’s top 4 auto parts corporations such as Bosch, Denso, Delphi etc, 20 major domestic automobile groups like SAIC, FAW, Dongfeng, Chang’an etc as well as the 12 national auto and auto parts export bases.

CIAPE forum

In the same period, the fair held heavyweight summits, policy and regulation presentations, new technology and new product launches, and collection and docking conferences. These activities discussed the hot topics and development trends of the global automotive industry, advanced technology and innovation topics, global procurement topics, circulation and after-sales market topics. The negotiation, training and dialogue activities are rich and varied, providing exhibitors and buyers with wide-area and in-depth value-added services.