China (Yangjiang) Knives Fair is known as “the first exhibition of knives and scissors industry in China”. It is the largest, highest-specific and most influential professional exhibition in the hardware and knife industry domestically and globally.
The 18th China (Yangjiang) International Hardware Knives and Scissors Fair was held in Yangjiang International Exhibition Center and Yangjiang International Trade City from October 18th to Oct 21st. It has fully demonstrated the development and achievements of the industry, promoted the innovation and manufacturing technology of it, and further enhanced the influence of Yangjiang Knives and Scissors Industry domestically and internationally.
With three exhibitions halls and an exhibition area of 37,000 square meters, the Fair has 509 exhibitors and 900 booths, which allows a more comprehensive display of the industry than before. New knives and kitchen utensils products from the well-known high-quality brands, new machinery, raw materials, packing, related manufacturing technology, as well as e-commerce and related industries are all exhibited in the Fair. The total number of exhibitors and visitors has exceeded 100,000, including over 5,000 professional buyers from the United States, Russia, Japan, Germany, Canada, Sweden and so on. Buyers and delegations from the well-known retail giants such as Walmart, Alibaba, Jingdong, Suning have also visited the Fair.
In addition, the Knives Fair has held a series of cultural exchange activities such as the Knives & Scissors Industry Development Forum of China, the Artisan Spirit and Culture Sharing of Yangjiang Knives Industry, the International Knives and Scissors Trade Matchmaking Conference, and the Global Knives & Scissors Purchasing Alliance Traders Meeting. The International Trade Alliance of Knives & Scissors was established. More than 500 local kitchen utensils manufacturers and traders, and sellers from Dawan District, Taiwan and oversea market have attended the Cross-border e-commerce Meeting of Kitchen Utensils Buyers and Sellers.
As the largest knives and scissors production and export base in China, Yangjiang has an important position and influence in the field of metal knives and scissors in the country and the world. Currently, there are more than 10,000 enterprises and self-employed households related to the industry in the city. The total output value of the industry has exceeded 55 billion yuan, which accounts for more than 70% domestic market and over 85% export value of the the country. Known as the “Capital of Knives & Scissors of China”, Yangjiang is exporting to more than 130 countries and regions. Thanks to the strong industrial foundation, The Knives Fair has been successfully held for 18 sessions, continuously improving its specialization, branding, and getting internationalized.