Of the visitors that came to the mid-year trade event for the fashion jewelry and accessories industry, about 63 percent were from outside the Hong Kong region, reflecting the show’s international status. Excluding Hong Kong region and mainland China, the Top 10 source of visitors were the United States, India, Japan, Taiwan region, Korea, Thailand, Australia, the Russian Federation, the Philippines and Singapore.
This year’s event gathered 380 exhibitors from 15 countries and regions, namely, mainland China, the Czech Republic, France, India, Israel, Italy, Korea, the Philippines, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, Hong Kong and Taiwan regions. More than 80% of the total number of exhibitors is from outside Hong Kong.
Big attractions at the fair included seven group pavilions representing mainland China, France, India, Korea, the Philippines, Spain and Taiwan.
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