SHENZHEN, China, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 1st China Information Technology Expo (CITE) launched at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center on April 10. The grand event, jointly organized by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the municipal government of Shenzhen, features a combined show space of over 100,000 square meters. More than 1,200 exhibitors are attending with their latest products, 15 percent of which are foreign exhibitors. Over 2,000 new products are displayed. The event, the largest comprehensive electronic information show in Asia to date, involves technologies from the entire electronic information industry chain. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130410/CN91087-a)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130410/CN91087LOGO-b) State- and Municipal-level Government Collaboration China has become a globally important source and market for the research, development and production of electronic information products. China is the number one market worldwide for the output of computers, handsets, color TVs and dozens of components. Shenzhen, a pioneer of opening-up and reform, is a key player in China's electronic information market and home to many leading electronic information companies. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology cooperated with the Shenzhen municipal government to hold this leading Asia-based show with global influence. Entire Electronic Information Industry Chain on Display The show attracted wide participation from large and highly competitive medium and small enterprises from all sectors of the industry. Exhibitors include CEC, Lenovo, Haier, Hisense, BOE, Changhong, TCL, Coolpad, Kingdee, MediaTek, Spreadtrum, Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics, SMIC,CSOT, AU Optronics, Agilent, Rohde & Schwarz and Mitsubishi Chemical, among others. Voices of Industry Elites Besides showcasing the technical andindustrial development achievements of the sector, the expo also offers more than 30 topic forums, including the China New Generation of Information Technology Summit Forum. Under the context of potential major breakthroughs for the information technology sector and huge adjustment for the global information industry, these forums gather influential industrial guests to jointly explore the development directions and trends of the industry.