The third China International Consumer Products Expo (CICPE) is currently being held in Haikou, capital city of Hainan Province, where visitors can witness China’s cooperation and exchanges with global partners through a diverse array of coffee varieties. With China’s coffee market expected to consume 10 cups per capita this year and a projected market value of 219 billion yuan by 2025, coffee is gaining momentum in the country, with chain outlets and niche cafes appearing all over. At the CICPE, attendees can explore the latest in coffee bean roasting technologies and manufacturing techniques for capsule and instant freeze-dried coffee, while tasting authentic Italian espresso from this year’s guest country of honor, Italy. Brands like illycaffè, an Italian coffee company, are showcasing their products at the expo and aim to expand their market share in China. Additionally, companies like C.P. Group from Thailand and Indonesia’s leading coffee company Kapal Api have also taken advantage of the event to enter the Hainan market. Themed “Share Open Opportunities, Co-create a Better Life,” the CICPE will continue until April 15.
The expo also highlights the importance of environmentally conscious business practices, with companies like illycaffè pledging to achieve carbon neutrality by 2033. Starbucks, the American coffee giant, has also introduced a green-themed mobile coffee van, where customers can order ahead using phone applications.
Moreover, the expo aims to promote the idea of green, smart, and fashionable consumption concepts. The Hainan Province has provided favorable policies for coffee brands to settle in the region, with companies like C.P. Group reviving the local Sun River Coffee through a modern industrial park that integrates coffee processing and tourism. They also plan to take advantage of the free trade port’s policies to buy coffee beans from all over the world for further processing in Hainan and sell them outside the island.
As the CICPE continues, visitors can learn about the latest trends in consumer products and witness the continued growth and development of China’s coffee market. The event serves as a platform for international cooperation and exchange, bringing together businesses and entrepreneurs to create new opportunities and drive economic growth.
In addition to the coffee industry, the CICPE also features other sectors, including food and beverage, household appliances, and beauty and personal care. With over 1,500 exhibitors from 70 countries and regions, the expo offers a diverse range of products and services, highlighting the latest trends in global consumer goods.
The event also serves as a platform for international companies to showcase their brands and products, build partnerships and network with potential customers and investors. It provides a valuable opportunity for businesses to enter the Chinese market and tap into the country’s vast consumer base.
As China continues to open up to the world and promote global economic cooperation, events like the CICPE play an important role in facilitating trade and promoting international exchange. With the continued growth and development of China’s economy, the demand for high-quality consumer products and services is only set to increase, providing new opportunities for businesses both within and outside of China.
The CICPE also serves as a platform for the exchange of ideas and knowledge, with a series of forums and seminars held during the event. These sessions bring together industry experts, academics, and policymakers to discuss key issues and trends in consumer products and services, providing valuable insights into the latest developments in the global market.
This year’s event also focuses on the theme of sustainable development, with a special exhibition area dedicated to showcasing environmentally friendly products and services. The area features a range of innovative and sustainable products, from eco-friendly cleaning products to energy-efficient household appliances, highlighting the growing importance of sustainability in the consumer goods industry.
As the world continues to face a range of social, economic, and environmental challenges, events like the CICPE serve as an important platform for promoting sustainable development and cooperation among global partners. By bringing together businesses, policymakers, and other stakeholders, the event aims to drive innovation, create new opportunities, and promote a more sustainable and equitable future for all.
In addition to promoting sustainability and innovation, the CICPE also showcases the cultural diversity of the global consumer goods industry. With exhibitors from all over the world, the event offers a unique opportunity to experience different cultures, tastes, and lifestyles.
From traditional handicrafts to modern technology, the event celebrates the rich and diverse heritage of global consumer goods, highlighting the important role that cultural exchange and understanding play in promoting economic and social development.
As the third CICPE draws to a close, it is clear that the event has been a great success, showcasing the latest trends and developments in the consumer goods industry and promoting international cooperation and exchange.
With China’s consumer market continuing to grow and diversify, events like the CICPE are set to become even more important in the years ahead, providing a valuable platform for businesses to connect with customers, explore new opportunities, and drive innovation and growth in the global consumer goods industry.