Friday, September 12, 2014

760+ exhibitors at HKTDC’s Watch & Clock Fair

News this week: Earlier this month, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) held its 33rd edition of Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair. Billed as the largest event of its kind in the world, the show ran from 3rd to 7th September at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).

Organised by the HKTDC, the Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association and the Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries, the Watch & Clock Fair attracted more than 760 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions, with a number of newly represented countries including Belgium, India, Iran and the U.A.E.

During the five-day event, over 19,000 buyers around the world visited the fair, up 2% over last year. According to the HKTDC, a significant growth in buyer numbers was recorded from some key and emerging markets, including the U.K. (23%), France (14%), India (37%), Korea (30%) and Thailand (28%).

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