Chinese electronics on display at CES
The International Consumer Electronics Show held in Las Vegas from Jan 7 to 10 is a comingout party for Chinese electronics companies that want to expand their presence on the global stage. More than 930 exhibitors are from China this year, about one-fourth of the total participants at the world’s largest electronics trade event. Many of them view the CES as the most important platform for launching their products and raising their international profile.
Visitors to the show from China are also numerous: Among the 150,000 estimated visitors, those from China are the fifth-biggest group, who come to sell their parts and devices, learn the latest global trends, and build business networks.
The Consumer Electronics Association, which organizes the trade show, also said China and other Asian emerging markets have surpassed the United States as the largest electronics consumer in the world: $282 billion vs $257 billion.
The booth of Changhong, a maker of televisions and other electronics, is decorated with Chinese characteristics such as calligraphy.
Party Chief of Shenzhen Wang Rong talks with William C. Tulin, West Region Markets leader of Ernst & Young LLP, at a promotion organized by the city, the electronics center of China and a major hub worldwide, on Tuesday in Las Vegas. The event aimed to introduce Shenzhen’s trade collaboration, development of the local information and technology industry, and the China High-Tech Fair.
Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, introduces the flagship Ascend Mate2 smartphone, which has a screen of 6.1 inches.
Small and medium electronics businesses from China are also represented at CES, hoping to find customers for their accessories and parts.
China’s national news service Xinhua News Agency presents its digital products including CNC World English Channel and Xinhua Financial News Channel.
Z-Park organizes companies in the technology hub of Beijing to show their products and solutions at CES.
Hisense, a major electronics company in China, occupies the booth which used to belong to Microsoft after the software giant withdrew from CES last year.