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Dozens of Asia trade fairs, conferences postponed amid coronavirus fears

The venue of China's oldest and biggest trade fair, the Canton Fair, has suspended exhibitions until further notice. It was due to hold its spring exhibition at the complex from April 15

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Reuters  |  Shanghai/Beijing 

More than two dozen large trade fairs and industry conferences in Asia have been postponed because of the spread of the China coronavirus, shuttering events where billions of dollars worth of deals have been signed in the past. The pushed back events, including some scheduled as late as the end of March, show the ripple effect the virus is having on businesses globally, with airlines cancelling flights as governments and companies curb travel, and thousand of factories and shops remain shut. The venue of China's oldest and biggest trade fair, the Canton Fair, has suspended ...

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First Published: Fri, February 07 2020. 06:49 IST
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