Retail in Asia


A hugely successful Hainan Expo comes to an end

The second China International Consumer Products Expo (Hainan Expo) was closed on 30 July, ranking as a hugely successful follow-up to the inaugural 2021 event.

The Expo, which began on 26 July in Haikou, has attracted 2,800 brands representing over 60 countries. Many exhibitors were making their debuts at the event, helping to attract over 100,000 visitors over the first two days alone.

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France, this year’s guest-of-honour country, brought close to 50 enterprises and 250 brands to the Expo, across the skincare, beauty, fashion, wines, spirits and gourmet food categories. France had the largest number of exhibitors after China.

Source : Hainan International Media Center; Photographer, Liu Yang

Opening day saw some 74 events held, most notably the second Global Consumer Innovation and Duty Free & Tourism Retail Conference. Over 20 consumer reports from various professional research and consulting firms on various industries were released including the second Hainan Offshore Duty Free and Free Trade Port White Paper from KPMG China and The Moodie Davitt Report. The second Hainan Expo Fashion Week saw 48 product launches.

(Source: The Moodie Davitt Report )