CHINACOAT and SFCHINA Important Notice

Postponement of CHINACOAT & SFCHINA2020 Booth Allocation Process

Dear Exhibitors,

Based on recent development of the novel coronavirus outbreak in P.R. China and other parts of the world, the Organizers of CHINACOAT and SFCHINA have decided to temporarily postpone our booth allocation process of the two exhibitions to March, 2020. The actual start date may be further postponed depending on how the outbreak event develops in coming weeks. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. We shall continue to monitor developments relating to the coronavirus and maintain close contact with you. Please stay connected with our official social media platforms, mobile app or websites for latest updates. Full exhibiting details can be found at: and

If you have any question regarding this special arrangement, please do not hesitate to contact your Customer Relationship Manager or email us at

Thank you for your continuous support to CHINACOAT and SFCHINA series of exhibitions!

Yours Faithfully,
The Organizers of CHINACOAT and SFCHINA
Monday, 10th February, 2020

Important Notice: False Rumours on Our Shows

Valued Exhibitors and Visitors,

Recently, it has come to our attention there are rumours spreading around that our Guangzhou editions of CHINACOAT and SFCHINA will be cancelled, and that the two exhibitions will be held in Shanghai only every two years instead. As the Organizers of CHINACOAT and SFCHINA, we hereby deny any such false rumours and announce that the two Exhibitions will continue to be held annually and alternate their Venue between the cities of Guangzhou and Shanghai, P. R. China.

The Organizers advice exhibitors and visitors to only trust news and information as published and announced via our official channels such as official websites, social media official accounts, official publications, etc. If you ever have any doubt on the validity of information or news you receive, please do not hesitate to contact us at The Organizers reserve the rights to take any necessary legal action against any false rumours or news against us.

Last but not least, thank you for your continuous support to our series of exhibitions. We look forward to welcoming you again in Guangzhou 2020 and in Shanghai 2021 and continue to serve the industry from there!

Yours Faithfully,
The Organizers of CHINACOAT and SFCHINA
Wednesday, 27th November, 2019

CHINACOAT – A Global Coatings Show


December 8-10, 2020 | Area A, China Import and Export Fair Complex


Stepping into the 25th year, CHINACOAT has been witnessing the rapid growth of China's coatings industry. Annual paint production of China has rocketed from about 1.6 million tons in 1996 to a record high of 17.6 million tons in 2018, growing by over 11 folds. Market forecasts that in 2019, China's paint production will reach 18.6 million tons, keeping it as world's no. 1 paint production and consumption country. Our 2019 Shanghai edition attracted over 38,000 trade visitors from 89 countries/regions, together with over 1,260 exhibitors from 32 countries/ regions gathered on a gross exhibition area of over 97,000 sqm. CHINACOAT2020 will be staged at Area A of the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, and continue to provide a platform to serve global coatings industry!



Co-located Show


  • Hong Kong
    2101-2, 21/F., Jubilee Centre, 42-46 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2865 0062
    Fax: (852) 2804 2256
  • Shanghai
    NEW EXPOSTAR (SZ) CO., LTD. - Shanghai Branch
    Room 1708, 17/F., Eton Place, 69 Dongfang Road,
    Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, P. R. China
    Tel: (86 21) 5877 7680/1/2/3
    Fax: (86 21) 5877 7685
  • Shenzhen
    Unit C., 42/F., Block A, World Finance Centre
    4003 Shennan Dong Road, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518001, P.R. China
    Tel: (86 755) 6138 8100
    Fax: (86 755) 6138 8113