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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Asia’s Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair Reports Strong Growth in Buyers and Exhibitors

Asia’s Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair – March reported an attendance increase of 9.7 percent compared to the prior year’s edition. The event held March 4 – 7 in Halls 3, 6 & 8 of the AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong had a total of 4,255 unique visitors from 89 countries and regions.

“The fair results are certainly very encouraging,” said Celine Lau, director of Jewellery Fairs at UBM Asia Ltd., which owns the trade fair.

The United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Taiwan region, Japan, Russian Federation, Germany and Korea were the top visitors at the show (not including mainland China and Hong Kong). The top 10 altogether accounted for 36.5 percent of the total number of visitors.

Meanwhile, the fair hosted 411 exhibitors—up 6.5 percent from last year—from 21 countries and regions. There were four group pavilions and three theme pavilions. Group pavilions from mainland China, Korea, the Philippines and Taiwan region demonstrated distinct market specialties. Three theme pavilions—“Sense Zone”, “Fashion Accessories Zone” and “Stainless Steel Jewellery Pavilion”—provided a range of on-trend fashion jewelry and accessories.

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