The China International Gold, Jewellery & Gem Fair – Shanghai opens its doors Friday and will run till December 14 at the Shanghai Exhibition Center.
Celebrating its 11th anniversary, the Shanghai Fair will host more than 300 exhibitors from 24 countries and regions, including Australia, Austria, Canada, mainland China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Myanmar, Poland, Russian Federation, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, the United States, and Hong Kong and Taiwan regions.
The latest contemporary jewelry, classic bestsellers and inspiring up-and-coming trends will be displayed in more than 15,000 square meters of exhibition space. There will also be diamonds, gems, pearls, jadeite and coral; and jewelry making machinery and equipment.
In Shanghai, retail sales of consumer goods totaled more than $110 million in 2014, according to UBM Asia, which owns and operates the annual jewelry trade fair.
Attractions at the fair include:
* Premier Pavilion – This area is for high-end consumers, retailers and private collectors. Among the participants are AP Coral Sas, Bashari Diamonds (Shanghai) Ltd, CHQ GmbH, Cimmino (Shanghai) Import Export Co Ltd, Kim Dai Hook Jewellery Co, Moyuren Art Jadeite Jewellery Co Ltd, Robert Wan Shanghai Co Ltd, Triluck (HK) Ltd and United Jewelry Co.
* Country pavilions include Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Turkey.
* One-stop sourcing platform for colored gemstones – More than 40 exhibitors from Sri Lanka and Thailand will gather in this area to offer rough and polished colored gemstones including rubies, sapphires and emeralds.
Free translation services are available at the fair upon request. A free on-site professional product testing service to examine the quality of products is also available to help strengthen buyers’ confidence in the quality of products offered at the fair.
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