The China International Auto Products Expo (CIAPE 2017), supported by the East African Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (EACCIA) and the Chinese government, was the exclusive state level professional parts and the leading trade fair in the automotive industry. Up to now, the expo has been successfully held for 10 years, attracting 7,193 exhibiting companies from 40 countries and regions as well as over 230,000 professional visitors and buyers from over 100 countries and regions.

This year CIAPE was held on 21st to 23rd September, 2017. CIAPE is unique with regard to the width and depth of automotive industry, consisting of the following segments:

  • New Energy Vehicle
  • Auto Parts
  • Electronics and Information Technology
  • Clean Fuels and equipment
  • Intelligent Manufacturing and Robots
  • Auto Maintenance and Diagnosis Equipment
  • Auto Accessories
  • Auto Refitting
  • Motorcycle and scooter, electric motorcycles
  • Service including Finance, Insurance, Leasing and Recycling Resources

With 200,000 square meters exhibition areas at the National Exhibition & Conference Centre, CIAPE covered the whole automotive industry meeting the need of vehicle makers, OEM manufacturers, aftermarket manufacturers, traders, dealers, distributors and wholesalers, repair shops and chain stores, companies from hundreds of auto parts centers, repair garages, service providers.

Besides, over 20 concurrent activities every year were held during the exhibition such as high end summits, introduction of policies and regulations, release of new technologies, match-making meetings, etc. The organizers and the speakers were all professionals and experts in this field, from who you can know more about the information of automotive industry in China and the world as well.

The Expo was held at the China Exhibition and Conference Center which is currently the world’s largest exhibition complex, covering an area of 1,470,000 square meters, among which there are indoor exhibiting area, outdoor exhibiting area, commercial center, office facilities and hotel.

The delegation enjoyed (exhibitor and visitor) the following benefits:

  1. International Auto Parts Buyer-Seller Meet during CIAPE 2017, Chinese speakers, Chinese attendees, conference room facilities, etc.
  2. For both exhibitors and visitors, they were offered matchmaking services, as soon as the companies were registered. Please let us have your detailed information. For each company, they were connected to at least 10 partners out of the 7,000 recommended Chinese auto parts manufacturers by the Ministry of Commerce of China.
  3. It was arranged, for the trade mission (exhibitor and/or visitor) to visit a local auto manufacturing factory or auto parts factory.
  4. An interview was arranged before, during and after the show, for the head of the delegation and/or the group in general.

Day 1: Wednesday, 20th September 2017:
Arrival in Shanghai

Day 2: Thursday, 21st September 2017:
Morning: Visit CIAPE
Afternoon: Attend the Seminar in the Automotive Industry

Day 3: Friday, 22nd September 2017:
Visit CIAPE or Attend the Buyer-Seller Matchmaking Meeting

Day 4: Saturday, 23rd September 2017:
Morning: Departure from hotel to plant tour (Visit factory or auto industry zone)

Day 5: Sunday, 24th September 2017:
Visit the 2nd factory and then departure


Shanghai from 21st to 23rd September, 2017.

Discover and attend the China International Auto Products Expo (CIAPE 2017) was held by Party A at the National Exhibition & Convention Center in Hongqiao District, Shanghai, China. Your trip includes four nights at one of Shanghai’ hotels, daily meals, a lifetime of memories, plus the opportunity to network with top international business leaders.

PACKAGE FEE: Each Delegate was required to Pay Kshs. 210,000 Only.


  • Return air ticket,
  • 4 night’s accommodation,
  • Local transfers from the hotels to the exhibition venues.

For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

East African Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture
2nd Floor, Mirage Plaza, Bellevue Area, Mombasa Road
P. O. Box 35104 – 00200, Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone:   +254 20 6000 823, +254 774 702 718,
+254 723 341 143, +254 20 60 49 32.
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