Friday, August 15, 2014
News this week: NASDAQ-listed B2B media group, Global Sources, opened its China Sourcing Fairs in Brazil on 11th August at the Imigrantes Exhibition Center in Sao Paulo. The event ran until 13th August.
This edition of the China Sourcing Fairs featured products from a variety of categories including: electronics, gifts & premiums, hardware & building materials, and garments & textiles. According to Global Sources, trade between China and Brazil in 2013 was US$83.3 billion, making China Brazil’s largest trading partner.
Tommy Wong, president of Global Sources Exhibitions, said, “This is the third year for our show in Sao Paulo, we have been able to understand greatly the types of products that are appropriate for the Brazilian and South American markets. Our suppliers, nearly 60% of whom are seeking local representation in Brazil, are exhibiting new products that the market demands.”