|By PR Newswire||
|April 2, 2014 05:37 AM EDT||
TAIPEI, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiwan's biggest and only B2B fair, Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair, will be held from November 21 to 24, 2014 at the Taipei World Trade Centre, Hall 1. With a sold-out show last year, this year the Fair is moving to a new venue, doubling the exhibition space to accommodate the space demand and encompass a greater attraction. To date, over 200 companies are committed to participate in this key event, surpassing expectations in bookings.
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The debut show in 2013 has gone beyond expectation. It brought internationally known exhibitors from 17 countries and regions. Visitors from 30 countries and regions were impressed with the quality and variety of the exhibits. Business transactions were not only done successfully, but with enthusiasm. In fact, a buyer from Chinese group delegate placed an order worth NTD 20 million which is equivalent to approximately USD 670,000. On the exhibitor's side, an Italian coral exhibitor sold out all their stocks on the first day of the show. For another record, a local exhibitor, Glamour Fine Jewelry sold a rare 20.58 carat Alexandrite that is worth USD 3,600,000 during the show.
This year, besides the support from over 40 local retailer associations, the Fair will continue to invite Chinese group delegates and international buyers to host another remarkable business result and unparalleled experience for both exhibitors and buyers.
(2013 onsite video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6vu_EeQBXA&feature )
Taiwan Jewellery Market
According to Euromonitor International, the leading market research company, Taiwan jewellery sales reached US $3.5 billion (NTD 105.5 billion) in 2012 with a 7% growth from 2011. Unit price has also increased in 2012 as consumers have greater willingness to spend on high-priced jewellery for better quality and more exquisite designs. The sales trend is seeing a forecast with steady sales growth for the next five years.
Importing jewelleries to Taiwan is duty free for most jewelleries such as diamonds, precious stones, and semi-precious stones with a low VAT of 5%.
This year, the international theme will continue throughout the exhibition with group pavilions representing Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and USA. The organizer has also dedicated a tools and machinery pavilion to fulfill the increasing demand in Taiwan. In addition, the newly introduced "Splendid Square" will be one of the spotlights in the fair; the area will glow with magnificent design showcasing the most unique and precious jewellery and gems from renowned exhibitors around the world.
Not only will Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair gather top notch exhibitors from around the world, the Fair will also be holding various activities onsite such as seminars, jewellery fashion shows, jewellery-making demonstrations, and international jewellery design competitions.
The 2014 edition will be another unforgettable event for the buyers at the Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair.
For more details on the exhibition, please contact:
UBM Asia Ltd., Taiwan Branch
Room 306, 3F, No. 51, KeeLung Road, Section 2, Taipei 11052, Taiwan
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Ms. Rita Hung
About UBM Asia Ltd. (http://www.ubmasia.com/)
Owned by UBM and publically listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is headquartered in Hong Kong and operates in all of the major countries across Asia. It has over 240 products, including and not limited to trade fairs, conferences, trade publications and on-line media. As Asia's leading exhibition organizer, it stages market-leading events in numerous industries across the region. In the jewellery market, it organizes several jewellery exhibitions, including the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, the largest jewellery event worldwide.
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