Road Closures and Congestion in Beijing as THIS Event Kicks Off

By Alistair Baker-Brian, August 30, 2022

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Some roads are set to close while others will see heavier congestion than usual in Beijing this week. 

That’s because from tomorrow (Wednesday, August 31) until Tuesday, September 5, the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) will take place at the Beijing International Convention Center and at Shougang Park. 

The following roads are closed to traffic and pedestrians from August 31-September 5:

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Image via Beijing Traffic Management Bureau

(Nearby Beijing International Convention Center)

Datun Bei Lu 大屯北路 (between Tianchen Xi Lu 天辰西路 and Tianchen Dong Lu 天辰东路 intersections), Tianchen Xi Lu 天辰西路 (between Datun Bei Lu 大屯北路 and Guojia Tiyuchang Bei Lu 国家体育场北路 intersections), Tianchen Dong Lu 天辰东路 (between Datun Bei Lu 大屯北路 and Guojia Tiyuchang Bei Lu 国家体育场北路 intersections)

(Nearby Shougang Park)

Ergao Lu Nan Lu 二高炉南路 (between Qunming Hu Dajie 群名湖大街 and Beixin An Lu 北辛安路 intersections)


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Image via Beijing Traffic Management Bureau

From August 31-September 5 everyday between 5.30am-8pm, the following road is closed to traffic and pedestrians: 

Datun Lu 大屯路 (between the intersections with Beichen Xi Lu 北辰西路 and Tianchen Dong Lu 天辰东路)

Expect congestion on some of the roads surrounding the two venues during CIFTIS 2022.


2022 marks CIFTIS’ 10th anniversary, having been on the Beijing calendar since 2012. The event is organized jointly by China’s Ministry of Commerce and the Beijing Municipal Government.

The event includes a range of forums, speeches, performances and exhibitions by a whole host of individuals and organizations from China and overseas – all with the aim of promoting trade in services. 

Search for 中国国际服务贸易交易会 and follow the CIFTIS WeChat Official Account for information on how to attend. 


[Cover image via Weibo/@中国政府网]

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