This Asia's largest plastics and rubber fair was running its 28th edition in Shanghai on 23-26 April, attracting 130,370 visitors during the 4-day show, up 14.26% as compared with last year in Guangzhou. It also sets a new record since its debut in 1983. With the exhibition becoming increasingly international, the number of overseas visitors soars by 19.73% to 36,841 which accounts for 28.26% of total visitors. They are coming from 143 countries and regions mainly from Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Russia, etc. The number of domestic visitors maintains a strong figure of 93,529 with an increment of 12.24%.
Giving such encouraging results, Ada Leung, Assistant General Manager at Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd., the organizer of Chinaplas, says, "We are happy with the results of the show and have received very positive feedbacks from both our exhibitors and visitors. The continuous rise of overseas visitors reflects our show is gaining recognition from around the world, as an effective platform for industrial sourcing and for getting the latest information on market trends and technology. Furthermore, many cost-effective solutions can be found at the show with the large participation of the Chinese and Asian exhibitors in addition to the Europeans. What they see, find and get from Chinaplas can support their changing needs of their business and enable them to stay competitive."
Besides, Chinaplas also marks the new records in terms of exhibition scale and number of exhibitors participated. This year, over 3,000 exhibitors from 39 countries and regions participated in the show, of which over 400 are new to the show. In addition to occupying all 17 exhibition halls in Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC), 13 additional outdoor halls and 6 exhibition suites were also set up at the Central Square of SNIEC to cope with the ever increasing number of exhibitors, resulting in a total exhibition area over 220,000 sqm for this year.
The 29th edition of Chinaplas will be held on 20-23 May, 2015 at China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, PR China.