Biggest bauma China ever in Shanghai

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113 000 visitors,  210 000 square metres of exhibition space, 1 608 exhibitors from 30 countriesShnaghai Bauma 2008 Expo

With the successful transferring from bauma, which was originated in Germany, bauma China take place every two years in Shanghai in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Nowadays, as the largest and the most influential construction and building materials industry exhibition in Asia, bauma China broke many records. With the financial crisis hitting globally, especially in North America, Europe and Japan, construction machinery industry in China and all of the eastern Asia market has still gained a double-digit growth rate.
At this fourth event, bauma China, the international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, construction vehicles and equipment, has set a series of best-ever results in its history – in visitor numbers, exhibition space and exhibitor participation. Thus bauma China has confirmed once more to be the number one platform for the construction industry in China and Asia.
This claim is backed up by the participation of high-profile trade visitors and exhibitors taking part: The total number of visitors increased by 40 percent over last time (2006: 80,686). Of the total of more than 113,000 visitors 17,000 came from 123 countries outside China. The five largest contingents of international visitors were seen from India, Russia, Japan, Korea and Brazil in that order. A high number of more than 30 delegations from 15 countries were guided through bauma China this time.
"Though the world economy is stumbling under the financial crisis, bauma China 2008 is a great success in its size, exhibition scope and quality. The participation of overseas professional visitors is also unprecedented. They are all reflecting the strong influence bauma China has in the industry and the confidence the construction machinery industry is holding towards the economic future of China", stated Zhang Xiaolin, Vice Chairman of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade - Machinery Sub-Council (CCPIT-MSC).Shanghai Bauma 2008 ExpoShanghai Bauma 2008 ExpoShanghai Bauma 2008 ExpoShanghai Bauma 2008 Expo

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