Post-Show Report 2013

CASHMERE WORLD COMES TO A SUCCESSFUL CLOSE
 
 
Cashmere World, the only trade fair entirely devoted to all aspects of the cashmere industry, was held for the second consecutive year in Asia's fashion capital Hong Kong, from 25 to 27 September 2013.
 
More than 60 international exhibitors presented their latest collections, eager to tap into Hong Kong's wealth of buyers and creative designers. The fair attracted over 2,000 buyers from 49 nations.
FAIR FACTS                                                                                 

16 First-time Exhibitors

including participants from China, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Mongolia, Nepal, Spain, and UK

 
61 Exhibiting Companies 

from China, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Mongolia, Nepal, Spain and UK

2,022 visitors from 49 countries and regions

Top 10 countries and regions represented: 

1) Hong Kong  
2) China
3) Japan
4) USA
5) Taiwan
6) Australia
7) India
8) Italy
9) Russia
10) The Philippines

Visitors' Profile

‧Buying Offices
‧Cashmere Testing Service Providers
‧Department Stores & Chain Stores
‧Distributors
‧Fashion Boutiques
‧Importers
‧Mail Order Companies & E-tailers
‧Private Labels
‧Representatives of Fashion Brands
‧Sourcing Agents
‧Raw Materials Traders
Wholesalers

 

CASHMERE WORLD FORUM
TO OUTSOURCE FROM CHINA OR NOT

Critical issues concerning the global cashmere industry were highly debated at a well-attended Forum featuring a panel of cashmere industry's experts from Afghanistan, China, France, India, Italy, Japan, Mongolia, Nepal, UK and USA.
 
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAID                                   
 
What Exhibitors Said...

"We believe it is important to be here to consolidate our existing customer base in Asia and explore new markets such as China, Korea and Taiwan. "
 
- Sofia Agerberth, Teixidors, Spain
What Buyers Said...

"There is a wide range of options available in Cashmere World. We found more unique items than the other trade fairs we have been to."
 
- Anil Singhvi, Jaya Shree Textiles, India