Friday, August 16, 2013

Exhibitors up 26% at Shenzhen fabric and accessories show

News this week: The Shenzhen International Trade Fair for Apparel Fabrics and Accessories concluded this year with an exhibitor increase of 26% from the previous edition in 2012. The show’s 600 exhibitors originated from 11 countries and regions, and occupied 22,500 m2 at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center (SZCEC) – up more than 30% from last year.

The three-day trade show took place from 11th to 13th July occupying halls 6, 7 and 8 at the SZCEC. Jointly organised by the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT, Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd., and the Shenzhen Garment Industry Association, the fair reportedly attracted over 13,000 visitors from 25 countries and regions.

Wendy Wen, senior general manager of Messe Frankfurt (HK), commented, “We were very grateful this year to have the debut India Pavilion, organised by the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council of India (Texprocil), and the Korea Pavilion, organised by the Korea Fashion Textile Association (KFTA) at Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen. Their support not only shows the importance the industry is placing on the Southern China market, but that this fair is the key platform to take advantage of the opportunities here.”

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