Macau, China, 20 Oct – The number of people that this year will visit the Macau International Fair is expected o total 108,000, exceed the 90,000 visitors registered at the 2010 fair by 20 percent, the executive director of Macau Institute for Promotion of Trade and Investment said (IPIM) said.
According to The Macau Post Daily, Irene Lau Kuan Va noted that during the 2010 fair Macau was hit by a typhoon, which had prevented a lot of people from arriving in the territory, and this year, “we will have no difficulty in seeing 10 percent or even 20 percent more visitors.”
Meanwhile, Jackson Chang, chairman of IPIM said that the institute, as the organiser of the fair, had prepared over 1,000 business and negotiation meetings for investment projects and had received confirmation of the attendance of over 3,700 local and foreign professional visitors.
The 16th edition of the Macau International Fair, which will run from Thursday to Sunday in the Venetian casino and hotel complex, brings together 850 exhibitors from 60 countries and the provinces and regions of mainland China. Nepal and Kenya are taking part for the first time. (macauhub)