CHINA INT’L HARDWARE SHOW CONTINUES TO BE BIGGEST IN ASIA!
China International Hardware Show (CIHS) is Asia`s top trade fair for the entire hardware and DIY sectors offering specialist traders and buyers with a comprehensive category of products and services. It is now clearly established as the world’s second largest hardware show after the International Hardware Fair in Cologne, Germany.
Nowadays, CIHS is holding a firm position as an indispensable fixture in the calendar of hardware industry professionals from China and all over the world. 90% of China’s leading manufacturers choose CIHS every year to present their products to an international audience. Increasingly, European and American exhibitors from the hardware sectors are using this show as the ideal gateway for international brands looking to gain a firm foothold in China – one of the largest and fastest growing markets in the world.
The landmark event of the industry welcomed over 35,000 trade visitors from 85 countries, who sourced for and obtained information about the latest products and innovations on tools, DIY and building hardware, security systems, locks and fittings. With 2,300 companies from 19 countries and regions, occupying over 110,000sqm of floor space, CIHS has again nailed its position as Asia’s top hardware fair.
China is increasingly gaining importance as market for international hardware and tool manufacturers. The import of hardware products in the first half of 2010 reached USD 8 billion, which is an increase of 25% compared to the previous year. Around 35% of these products originated from Europe, 15% from North America. Top countries and area of origin are Japan, followed by Germany, the US, South Korea and Taiwan.
Ms. Trista Ming
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