12th Xiamen International Stone Fair, 2012
The Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) successfully participated in the 12th edition of the Xiamen International Stone Fair (XISF) held from March 6 to 9 in Xiamen, China.
A dominant mix of about 120,000 industry professionals from the stone sector, including 25,000 overseas visitors from 140 countries, attended the event. About 350 foreign companies shared 23,000 sqm of exhibition area which was 26 percent more than the 11th edition. Besides Pakistan, the participating countries included Italy, Turkey, Brazil, Egypt, Portugal, Spain, France, Finland, Mexico, Iran and India. A wide variety of stone products including marble blocks, slabs, mosaics, computerized stone cutting, quarrying and polishing machinery and equipment was displayed. XISF is predicted to become the first biggest annual event for the stone industry in 2013.
TDAP subsidized five leading Pakistani companies to present true potential of Pakistan’s Dimension Stones Sector and facilitated them to establish new links with potential Chinese and international buyers.