HKTDC’s Houseware & Textile Fairs Attract 2,300 Exhibitors

May 3, 2014

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) concluded its Hong Kong Houseware Fair and Hong Kong International Home Textiles & Furnishings Fair earlier this week, with a total of 2,300 exhibitors and 46,000 buyers attending.

The concurrent events were held April 20-23at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The 29th Hong Kong Houseware Fair featured about 2,060 exhibitors from 34 countries and regions, with new exhibitors originating from Nepal, Norway, Oman and Poland. Three new zones were highlighted in this edition: Avenue of Inspiration, Creative Arts & Culture Craft, and Baby & Children’s Homeware.

The 5th edition of Home Textiles & Furnishing Fair attracted more than 220 exhibitors from seven countries and regions, including new comers from the Czech Republic and Portugal. A new Design Solutions & Trade Services Zone was added this year alongside other zones including Baby & Bedroom Textiles, Bathroom & Kitchen Textiles, Carpet & Floor Coverings, Upholstery & furnishing, and Window Fashion & Accessories.

According to the HKTDC, buyers from some Asian and emerging markets recorded double-digit growth, including South Korea, Taiwan, mainland China, India, Indonesia and Thailand.

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