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HABER / NEWSIntertextile ShanghaiIntertextile Shanghai Fairs Increase their PowerMBIntertextile Shanghai 2013 International Ready Wear Fabrics and Accessories Fair held by Messe Frankfurt at “New International Expo Center” in Shanghai, China, from 21 to 24 October brought manufacturers together with suppliers. As the Textile World Magazine Group, we followed the fair on-site and 16 Turkish firms presented thier products to the taste of clients. The fair hosted 3.751 participants from 35 countries and regions. The number of participants increased almost by 12 % in comparison to the last year’s edition. Besides, Belarus, Bulgaria, Lebanon, Macau, South Africa, United Arab Emirates and Uzbekistan participated in the fair for the first time. The highest number of participants came from the host country, China, once again. After China, countries participating in the fair with pavilions included Italy, Germany, Portugal and Turkey. Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and England were represented by individuals. Another increase was seen in the number of visitors. More than 69 thousand buyers from 98 countries met with the participants.10