This year, more than 100,000 from over 140 countries and regions also wrote the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics fair (AE) their success as the world’s largest industry event continues. Together with the parallel electronicAsia was one of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) over 100,000 visitors from over 140 countries and regions, an increase of six percent compared to the previous year. New materials, products and trends, among other well-known international brands such as Fujitsu, Panasonic, Toshiba, LG and Intel presented them over 4,000 exhibitors in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Hong Kong manufacturers were represented by companies such as Broadway, fortress and city Super. The HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics fair (AE) exhibitors from Denmark, Portugal and Sweden for the first time were among the 3,436 (2012: 3.322) exhibitors from 30 countries and regions. Special country pavilions showed news from China, Korea and Taiwan. The electronicsAsia recorded a total 598 (2012:578) exhibitors from 12 countries and regions with national pavilions from China, Japan, Korea and Thailand. Benjamin Chau, HKTDC Deputy Executive Director, expressed confidence regarding the future Hong Kong electronics exports.
Currently, the electronics industry has accounted for 59 percent of the entire Hong Kong exports. In the first eight months of the year, the industry recorded an export by six percent ($172 billion). Main markets were China, followed by the United States, Japan, Taiwan and Korea. Special attention, so Chau, lie in the future on the Asian markets. In addition, a recovery of the market in the United States and European countries, like France and Spain, is increasing. Exhibitors on-site surveys reflected this assessment. Generally, a positive mood among manufacturers and buyers could be observed, as Benjamin Chau. Potential future new products such as 3D offer printer.
You would increasingly demand leading to long term falling prices and new audiences, including small and medium-sized Companies that do. More than 1,000 exhibitors and visitors were interviewed in the survey by the HKTDC in order given, independent exhibition. Over 90 percent indicated that 2014 to be reckoned with even better or similar sales figures. Particularly interest is the rising markets, especially Latin America, Russia and the countries of the ASEAN region. This time electronic accessories, audio visual products as well as Smartphones and tablets were particularly popular among the buyers with related accessories. The HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics fair (AE) once again offered a wide variety of topics and product zones, special exhibitions and events. Among the highlights that were newly introduced i-world (170 exhibitors) and smart home (35 exhibitors) product areas. The HKTDC did thus take account of two industry trends: the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets, and appropriate accessories, as well as the trend to the intelligent infrastructure within buildings. The Hall of Fame saw 485 exhibitors this year, including internationally known brands such as Goodway, Motorola, Philips, Princess, Skyworth and VTech. In the increasingly popular small-order zone were more than 4500 products for sale. Total generated these 19,000 purchase requests. In the invention zone exhibitors presented prototypes and new products, including the City University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the Hong Kong invention Association Ltd. and the Hong Kong Scvience and Technology Parks Corporation. The next edition of HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics fair will be held in the spring, from 13-16 April 2014. In parallel, the HKTDC international ICT Expo 2014 opens its doors. Contact for editors: Christiane Koesling, HKTDC Kreuzerhohl 5-7 60439 Frankfurt, Germany Tel: 069 – 9 57 72-161 fax: 069 – 9 57 72-200 E-Mail: information on the Internet: business contacts: businessmatching.hktdc.com