Friday, June 28, 2013

Global Sources opens Miami fair with 500+ booths

News this week: NASDAQ-listed Global Sources opened its China Sourcing Fairs in Miami this week. This edition of the event features more than 500 exhibitor booths. The sourcing show took place from 25th to 27th June at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

The China Sourcing Fairs targets the trading of goods between the China and Latin America markets. The co-located events include Electronics, Gifts & Premiums, Home Products, Fashion Accessories, and Garment & Textile, as well as the Korea Sourcing Fair.

Tommy Wong, President of Global Sources Exhibitions, was quoted, “China’s trade value with Latin America rose by 8% in 2012 to US$255.5 billion… Demand for China-made products is on the rise. The China Sourcing Fairs here in Miami act as a platform for buyers and manufacturers to meet and conduct business. In fact, pre-registrations from buyers in Latin America are up by 15% this year.”

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