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China Travel Resource Guide


China is rapidly becoming one of the most important outbound tourism markets in the world with the United States becoming an increasingly popular destination for Chinese travelers.  In fact, China is expected to become the largest source of overseas travelers to the United States by 2020.  Learn more about the growing market here:

China Permits U.S. Firms to Shape Draft Cybersecurity Law

Summary: Commerce, State, USTR and Treasury have consistently engaged high-level Chinese officials on their development of new cybersecurity laws that may hurt U.S. business interests. In an effort to assuage concerns, China agreed to let Microsoft, Intel, Cisco and other U.S. firms to participate in a key government committee that will review this draft law.

China FinTech Overview

Summary: An overview of Alipay and other Chinese fintech companies. China is increasingly at the forefront of regulatory developments within fintech, signaling a dramatic change in the origin of where regulatory standards may emerge from.

Ernst Young Report (PDF) - FinTech in China

Summary: As the fintech sector went from one platform in 2007 to more than an estimated 2,000 platforms in 2015, the peer-to-peer sector went from too-small-to-care to too-big-too-fail, attracting a new level of regulatory scrutiny. Ultimately, this systemic shift offers China a regulatory and market reform opportunity with profound consequences for the country and the developing world.

Online Virtual Opportunities


Event Title: Webinar - Connected Vehicles, The Road Ahead in China

Date: November, 3, 2016, 7:00pm Eastern

Cost: $25


Event Brief: Transportation around the world is fundamentally changing. Access and appetite for smart vehicles are increasing among consumers in developing markets as incomes rise. Join the Commercial Service to learn about the smart and energy-efficient vehicles industry with a focus on untapped opportunities in the Chinese market.


Event: Webinar - Opportunities in China’s Medical Device Market

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Time: 8:00 – 9:00pm (Eastern)

Cost: $35

Register: Click Here

Webinar Topics:

·An overview of The China Medical Device Market (Latest research here)

·Is your product ready for the China Market? Hear an overview of the current regulatory requirements that must be met to successfully enter the China market.

·How to protect your IPR when exporting medical devices to China

·The 2017 CMEF Show and opportunities for U.S. Companies


Date: November 15, 2016

Event Info: Opportunities and Incubators in China for U.S. Companies with Waste Water Treatment Technology - Presented by the Dept of Commerce, Mandarin Environment, IIICorp, and Sphaera World. For more details, contact Matthew Quigley at  

Textile, Apparel, & Sporting Goods


Event Title: Introducing US Fashion Brands to China through Moonbasa

Date: March, 2017

Application Deadline: October 30, 2016

Event Brief: Moonbasa will create a webstore with full turnkey services to qualified brands for a special promotion fee for one year.  Brands will participate in a three day online to offline event at Moonbasa’s Flagship Digital Store in Shanghai where merchandise will be available both in the store and online.

For more info: Barbara Graff, Moonbasa Managing Director US or Kim-Bang Nguyen Office of Textiles and Apparel

International Events


Event Title: China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) and the CORPORATE EXECUTIVE OFFICE (CEO) PROGRAM

Date: May 15-18, 2017

Cost: $4,250
Additional Info: or

Event Brief: The Corporate Executive Office (CEO) Program is a trade show program designed to offer small and medium sized companies a method of exhibiting at a trade show.  The CEO is a specific area on the trade show floor (generally located within or next to the USA Pavilion) that is subdivided into meeting space (with tables and chairs, one set per each U.S. company), business center (internet access, small desk, etc.) and small lounge/seating area. 



Event Title: Finovate Asia 2016 | Hong Kong

Date: November 8, 2016

Cost: $995 (early-bird through Oct 8) | $1,095 (regular)

Additional Info: Keenton Chiang (, Commercial Officer | Registration Website | Event Brochure

Event Brief: Finovate is a conference focused exclusively on innovative new financial and banking technologies. The highlight of its program are the product/service demonstrations by fintech startups to an audience of financial executives, venture capitalists, trade press and industry analysts. “A great forum to get to know how the future of fintech is shaping up” (PayPal). “The one show that should be on your HR induction program if you touch fintech” (MasterCard).



Event Title: HOTELEX Shanghai 2017

Date: March 28-31, 2017

Additional Info: HOTELEX is the leading hospitality equipment, supplies and fine food trade fair in China. The exhibition covers the entire hospitality and catering value chain from catering equipment, tableware, appliances & amenities, textile and uniform, security, fitness& leisure, to food and beverage, coffee & tea, wine & spirits, bakery & ice cream, ingredients, high-end water and more. (

Textile, Apparel, & Sporting Goods

Event Title: Taiwan eCommerce Virtual Product Pitch

Date: November 17, 2016

Application Deadline: October 21, 2016

Cost: $100

For More Info:

Event Brief: Taiwan’s eCommerce market is developing into a highly sophisticated and popular platform for consumers. To take advantage of these opportunities, the U.S. Department of Commerce is organizing the “virtual” product pitch session connecting U.S. companies with leading Taiwan eCommerce platforms. 

For general questions, please contact your local Trade Specialist.

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