Applications for 14th China-ASEAN Expo now open

Participation of 150 local companies – Brunei’s largest delegation to date – targeted for the September showcase

Brunei companies looking to showcase local products and services can now apply to join 14th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) set to take place in Nanning this September 12 to 15.

The Sultanate will take centre stage at the expo’s commodity pavilion at the Nanning International Convention and Exhibition Centre (pictured) as the Country of Honor, and is looking to bring its largest delegation to date – 150 companies – to network and explore opportunities with China and ASEAN member nations.

Bruneian companies, of all sizes, from various sectors with local products and services – especially those that are ready to export or branch out overseas – are welcome to join.

CAEXPO is an initiative that was born out of the 7th China-ASEAN Summit that took place in 2003, where it was proposed as an annual event to be hosted in Nanning, Guangxi.

The expo focuses on regional economic and trade cooperation and provides business opportunities from participating countries.

Aside from offering an opportunity to showcase Brunei products and services, CAEXPO has also provided also provided platform for large-scale foreign investment into Brunei by Chinese corporations.

The Country of Honour distinction was launched at the 4th edition of CAEXPO back in 2007, with each ASEAN country invited annually to take the mantle, in a rotation based on the alphabetic order of their country names.

Brunei was the first to receive the honour, with this year’s edition marking the second time it will receive the distinction.

To apply, download the form at and email it to or submit it in person to the Business Support Centre at Level 1 of the Design and Technology  Building located in Simpang 32-37 in Kg Anggerek Desa. Deadline for application is June 9, 4pm.

For any inquiries, please contact the Expo and Trade Fair Secretariat at 2384488 extension 1050.

Picture courtesy of China Daily