About Paperworld China

Paperworld China made its debut in Shanghai since 2005 under the name of mother show in Frankfurt – “Paperworld”, which is the world largest trade fair in stationery, office supplies and writing instrument industry. The fair aims at providing the best networking platform for industry players from stationery, office supplies and paper products industry in exchanging knowledge and conducting business. Locating in China, one of the world’s manufacturer bases in the world, Paperworld China is able to work closely with the industry and react quickly to the market change.

Since 2020, the China Stationery and Sporting Goods Association collaborates with Paperworld China to feature even more China’s leading manufacturers, suppliers and noted speakers at the fair. Participants will be able to obtain first-hand information on everything from stationery & office supplies to stationery gift items, art and craft supplies, while having the opportunities to gain insights on industry technology, equipment, and future prospects via a series of thought-provoking conferences and seminars.

Fair facts

Opening hours
12 – 14 May 2022
Exhibition venue
National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai, China
Exhibition space 23,000 sqm gross (2020)
Number of visitors
12,857 (2020)
Number of exhibitors 334 (2020)

Product groups

  • pens
  • fountain pens
  • pencils/ board markers
  • felt tip pens
  • ball point pens
  • varnishing pens
  • multi-purpose pens
  • pen accessories and inks
  • filing organisation
  • binding equipment
  • presentation aids
  • mailing, adhesive, stamping
  • briefcases, business luggage, small leather goods
  • office furniture
  • account & banking equipment
  • office total solutions and software
  • printing consumables
  • office paper and transparency paper
  • stickers, labels
  • exercise books, diaries, albums
  • envelopes, paper bags, cards
  • paper-made art-crafts, calendars
  • drawing utensils
  • paints, inks, watercolors, varnishes
  • artists’ paper, canvas, linocut
  • mounting aid
  • artists’ tools, brushes, graves, palettes
  • decorative crafts (ribbons/edging, florists’ requisites, mosaic, floral foam and materials for wiring and taping, etc)
  • handicraft, textile design
  • precious stones, sequins, pearls
  • make-up colours, silk paints
  • patchwork, knitting, leather making, needle felt, origami
  • school aimed stationery
  • pencil boxes, school bags, bags
  • dictionaries
  • whiteboard, blackboard
  • educational articles
  • outdoor study
  • sports articles
  • teaching aids
  • multimedia, electronic teaching system
  • luxurious pens
  • model, puzzle, figure
  • business gift sets
  • promotional articles
  • trend articles, licensed articles
  • designers/ picture calendars (art, cartoon, photo calendars, etc)
  • cultural-designed articles
  • calculator
  • timer
  • mailing, adhesive, stamping
  • cutting utensils
  • correction aids
  • filing organisation
  • pencil boxes
  • school bags, bags
  • book stand
  • photo frames
  • name card holder, lanyard
  • computer and mobile accessories
  • data storage equipment
  • earphone and headphone
  • bluetooth speaker
  • power bank
  • USB cable
  • memory stick

Visitor profile

  • Wholesalers
  • Dealers
  • Importer and Exporters
  • Agents
  • Department Stores
  • Supermarkets
  • Retailers
  • School, Institute
  • Government procurement
  • Manufacturers

Materials to download


2020 catalogue & visitor guide