(ECNS) -- The preparatory work of the 4th China International Import Expo (CIIE) has entered the final stage.
The numbers of participating countries and exhibitors both surpassed those of the third CIIE last year, and more than 80% of Fortune 500 companies and industry leaders from last year will return to the expo.
Among them, there are nearly 50 overseas exhibition groups from over 40 countries and regions, with a total exhibition area of nearly 42,000 square meters.
From the first CIIE to the fourth session, Karcher, a German cleaning systems provider, has increased the exhibition area to 800 square meters.
And it will bring new products including Futuretech, AI cleaning robots, and automatic car washing robots.
Tang Xiaodong, president of Karcher Greater China, said he hoped to exploit and share growth opportunities in the Chinese market through participation in CIIE.
Japan's Panasonic brand will take CIIE as a global strategic exhibition.
It will show the positive consequence of carbon peak and carbon neutrality.
The 4th CIIE will take place from Nov. 5 to 10 in Shanghai.