Medical zone at 3rd CIIE greatly expanded

Huang Yixuan

The medical equipment and health care products zone at the third China International Import Expo will cover an overall exhibition area far bigger than the planned 60,000 square meters.

Nearly 340 exhibitors in the medical sector, including more than 70 Fortune Global 500 companies and industry leaders are bringing their advanced products and cutting-edge technologies for exhibition and trading at the third CIIE.

The section will display items such as drugs, medical equipment, elderly care and rehabilitation products, nutrition dietary supplements and medical services, according to Wang Binjie, assistant general manager of the exhibition department of China International Import Expo Bureau.

A special zone for public health and pandemic prevention will be set up in the expo’s medical exhibition area, where a few companies will present advanced epidemic control products, technologies and services, including oxygen machines, ventilators, thermometers and face masks.

The subsection was planned to cover an exhibition area of 2,000 square meters. So far, a total of 48 companies have signed up for the special zone, covering an area of around 12,000 square meters.