Venue: Shenzhen Luohu Tennis Centre, Shenzhen, China (outdoor hard)
Date: Week of 30 January (ties played 1–4 February)
The seven teams were divided into two pools of three and four teams. The winners of both pools played off to decide which nation progresses to World Group II play-offs. Nations finished last in each pool play-off to determine which nation was relegated to Asia/Oceania Zone Group II for 2013.