Hong Kong, 15th November: The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organised seven trade fairs during October and November. More than 9,500 exhibitors showcased their products and services at the autumn fairs and over 190,000 buyers from 176 countries and regions visited the trade fairs. Both figures are in line with last year’s figures.
Of the seven trade fairs, five of them took place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), including Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition), electronicAsia, Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), Hong Kong Optical Fair, and Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair; while the Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo, and Eco Expo Asia were held at AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE).
International attendance posted significant growth as more than 7,000 Chinese and overseas exhibitors participated in the seven trade fairs, an increase of 6% year-on-year. Approximately 120,000 mainland and overseas buyers attended the fairs, up 3% over last year. According to the HKTDC, buyer attendance from China India, Korea and Thailand recorded notable growth.
Source: HKTDC press release