Sri Lankan Food Exporters Get Opportunity to Showcase to the ‘One Trillion Yuan’ Chinese Market (Heading)
Posted on October 23rd, 2021

China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT)

Sri Lankan Exporters of food items will soon have the opportunity of accessing the gigantic Chinese food market with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) hosting the second China On-Line Import Fair and matchmaking of Food and Agro products (CIFFA) from November 15 to December 3, 2021

There will be lots of scope for a large number of exportable food and beverage products from Sri Lanka such as Ceylon tea, King Coconut, Coconut Arrack, Fruits such as mangoes, pineapples, and sea food such as shell fish, tuna fish, Spices such as Cinnamon, Black Pepper and Cardamom etc.
Further there is also scope for confectionary products such as biscuits, chocolates, kithul treacle, ice creams. The opportunity would be beneficial to SMEs.

China has the world’s largest market of imported food with the retail scale exceeding 1 trillion RMB, and this market is still vigorously growing, which means there is great potential for global food manufacturers and suppliers”, the CCPIT Online Marketing Coordinator Grace Li Jiani mentioned

    • 40+ exhibitors      • 500+ products

   • 400+ Chinese selected importers and dealers

The event will invite more than 400 buyers, including e-commerce platforms such as Alibaba’s T-Mall and Further large supermarkets and relevant food enterprises as buyers.

The 1st CIFFA was held in June 21th-25th, 2021. This event was also operated on a virtual platform which ran so smoothly that it was highly commended by exhibitors and buyers alike. There were 24 overseas exhibitors, 320 exhibits, 350 registered Chinese buyers and 100 plus online match makings.

The 1st CIFFA event saw more than 350 registered quality buyers participating with more than 5,000 secured orders. Buyers from large domestic exhibitions like CIIE (Shanghai), Canton Fair. Some of the exhibitors included from countries included Italy Romania, Russia, Turkey, Mongolia, Brazil, Mexico, Dominica, Guatemala and Argentina.

Exhibitors’ Benefits

  • Easy Access to Your Clients. We will help you find & match suitable Chinese importers.
  • Online 1:1 Matchmakings. Private, efficient & in-depth communication opportunities.
  • Speech Delivery at Exhibits Promotion Conference.
  • Online Inquiries. Instant communication & won’t miss any inquiries from your clients.
  • One-year Value-added Advertisement. Besides CIFFA website, your exhibits will also be extensively promoted through CCPIT’s and other social media including Wechat and Chinese Tiktok for whole ONE YEAR!
  • Legal Consultation. Need legal service on exporting your products to China? We are at your hand to give you helpful advice.
  • Translation. No Chinese staff? We will manually translate all your information into Chinese and provide translation service during online matchmakings. More accurate!

Founded in 1952, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) is the largest foreign trade and investment promotion agency in China, with over 1,000 national sub-branches, 38 overseas representative offices and more than 250,000 member companies. CCPIT also participates in World Expo on behalf of the Chinese government, and supports China

International Import Expo (CIIE-Shanghai) and China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS).

Interested parties and companies could contact International Business Council at and/or Online Exhibition Coordinator Miss Grace Li Jiani at For registration, please go to or email us at:

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