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08 Aug, 2023
World Battery Industry Expo (WBE)-2023 Formerly Asia Battery Sourcing Fair (GBF ASIA)
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou

2023 World Battery Industry Expo (WBE)

Formerly Asia Battery Sourcing Fair (GBF ASIA)

Date: August 8th-9th (9:00-17:00); August 10th (9:00-13:00)

Venue: China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou

Website: en.battery-expo.com

China Produced 324GWh of Lithium Batteries in 2021, up by 106%

Latest date show that in 2021, China’s lithium battery production hit 324GWh (up 106%), registering a output value of 600 billion RMB. The energy density of advanced ternary batteries and lithium iron phosphate batteries has reached an average of 280Wh/kg and 170Wh/kg, respectively, and the battery cycle life of key enterprises has exceeded 5,000 cycles.

According to the "14th Five-Year Plan" New Energy Storage Development Implementation Plan, new energy storage will be ready for large-scale commercial applications by 2025. Meanwhile, outdoor camping also drives the explosive growth of outdoor mobile power supply.

More than 100 energy storage and outdoor power supply enterprises dressed up to attend WBE 2022. Zhang Tianren, chairman of Tianneng Group said that energy storage is an important part of the new energy system, as well as the most dynamic and promising industry in the world. WBE is also a chance to build an "international circle of friends" for energy storage industry.

China Relaxes Border Control, Lifting Quarantine Requirements

Starting on Jan. 8th, inbound travelers only need to show a 48-hour negative nucleic acid test result before boarding their flight to China. Health code, quarantine and covid tests are no longer required. Visas for foreigners will be made more accessible with international flights steadily increasing. The customs forecasts that the number of inbound and outbound trips will recover significantly in 2023.

Highlights of WBE 2023

  • China’s biggest trade show for battery and energy storage, expected to occupy 8 exhibition halls, totaling a record-high 100,000 sq.m and host 1000+ exhibitors.
  • Exhibitor profile has been expanded to include hydrogen energy, bringing forth more development opportunities.
  • Six state-leading associations from Guangdong and Hunan provinces will exhibit at WBE 2023 with their distinguished member companies.
  • Partial feature exhibitors for 2023 include CATARC, BYD, CATL, Tianneng Group, Sunwoda, Lishen Power, CALB, Fanfeng Lienergy, Great Power, WeLion, Teamgiant, Zhenhua, BAK, Highstar, Gree, Narada, Roofer, CHAM, Joysun, etc.

Preview of WBE 2023

Hosted by eminent trade bodies like Guangdong Battery Industry Association, Guangdong Lithium Battery Industry Association, Tianjin Battery Industry Association, Zhejiang Storage Battery Industry Association, etc., the 2023 show plans to fill a 100,000 sq.m show floor with1,000 exhibitors.

It has so far attracted many big brands as its exhibitors in the past few years, such as CATL, CALB, BAK, Tianneng Group, TeamGiant, Lishen, Sunwoda, Tinci, XCJ, Aoyou Power, Sinowatt, Cham Battery, Xupai, Great Power, etc.

For overseas visitors who are unable to visit in person, the organizer will also be happy to help you get in touch with our exhibitors!

Review of WBE 2022

WBE 2022 closed its doors on Aug. 11, 2022 after three splendid days of display on batteries (cells and packs), energy storage, BMS, battery materials, battery manufacturing equipment, etc. The area of expo grew by 37.5% over the previous year to 55,000 sq.m with 673 exhibitors spread across and a total of 47,856 visits were registered. Over 3 hundred exhibitors re-booked for 2023 right off the show.

Exhibition Scope

  • Various kinds of batteries
  • Combined batteries for cellphones, interphones, cordless telephone, laptops, digital cameras, portable DVD, emergency lights, electric toys, UPS, railway locomotives and passenger cars, ships, etc.
  • Power batteries and management systems for electric tools, electric bicycles, electric vehicles, etc.
  • Energy storage batteries for wind power generation systems, solar photovoltaic systems and wind-solar hybrid systems, etc.
  • Power storage application and engineering 
  • Battery materials and accessories
  • Battery manufacturing equipment and testing devices
  • Supercapacitor

In recent years, many cities in China have launched the pilots of "intelligent charging + battery swap cabinet" for electric vehicles, which effectively solves the problem of outdoor electric vehicle charging, and be able to control the fire caused in the charging process. This new mode is facing an unprecedented market opportunity.

A range of brands brought the latest charging and swapping cabinets to participate in the WBE, such as Yunku, HEXUP, Daneng, Xindetong, Dichuan, GSG NEW ENERGY, Bitean, Youtai, Zhixun, Sinepow, etc.

Pony Energy, a new energy electric vehicle brand of Dajiu Group, said it formed a partnership with Shenzhen BMT Technology and China Tower, hoping to contribute to green construction in both domestic and international markets.

Co-Located Trade Shows & Live Activities

2023 World Power Supply Expo

2023 Solar PV World Expo (PV Guangzhou)

2023 China New Energy Battery Industry Forum

WBE 2023 Appreciation Dinner