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Good Turnout at Asia's largest Lighting Fair

A total of 24,000 buyers visited the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair, about 60% of whom were out-of-town visitors. The good turnout reaffirms Hong Kong's status as the sourcing hub of lighting goods in Asia.

Featuring a wide range of lighting products from 1,035 exhibitors, the fair was held from October 26-29 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Buyer attendance of the three-day event is as follows:

  • Total attendance: 23,738, up 8.2%

  • Hong Kong buyers: 9,797, up 3.2%

  • Buyers from places outside Hong Kong: 13,941, up 12%

  • Top 10 visiting countries/ regions (excluding Hong Kong): China, USA, Taiwan, Japan, UK, Australia, Germany, Canada , Korea and Singapore .

  • Major exports regions registered growth: Asia (+14.8%), Europe (+12.2%), North America (+3.6%), Australia and Pacific Island (1.8%)

Buyers from the Chinese mainland has increased by 15.9%, indicating the rising demand for lighting products stimulated by the fast-growing construction industry in the country.

In the first nine months, Hong Kong exported HK$919 million worth of lighting products to the Chinese mainland, an increase of 36% over the same period last year.

The fair is organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. The next fair is scheduled for Oct 27 - 30, 2006 at the same venue.

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