China is expected to hold the fourth China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China 2002) in the city of Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong province from November 4 to 7.
Airshow China 2002, the only professional airshow approved by the Chinese government, will feature an aircraft show, trade negotiations, and academic exchanges.
More than 100 leading international aeronautic and aerospace firms from 26 countries have decided to attend, including giants such as Boeing, Airbus and Rolls Royce.
The Netherlands and the Czech Republic will send national delegations for the first time.
The display area will cover 14,500 square meters (173,424 square yards), with over 4,000 square meters (4784 square yards) for foreign exhibitors, according to organizers.
The exhibition will showcase the latest aviation products and technology.
Meanwhile, the fifth International Airports Exhibition will be held in Zhuhai during the same period.
(Xinhua News Agency September 4, 2002)