Published on : Friday, April 17, 2015
After four days, EFE 2015 closed its doors with a positive outcome on Saturday, 7 March 2015. More than 8,300 visitors from 128 countries came to the EFE exhibition grounds.The Fair attracted trade visitors with more than 44% of it were international buyers from 128 countries, with a good turnout of strong buyers from emerging regions and the strong traditional markets of India, Australia, Singapore, United States and Japan. The fair covered over 22,000 square meters at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Malaysia’s leading convention facility.
Buyers flocked to one of Southeast Asia’s leading furniture fairs when the 11th Export Furniture Fair Exhibition opened on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, to kick off the buying season in Asia. Yang Berhormat Datuk Amar Douglas UggahEmbas, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Malaysia, officiated the annual show that brought together 245 exhibitors from Malaysia, Asia and ASEAN region in one of the most attractive trading platforms in the global furniture industry.
Buyers were kept busy with the wide displays of newest products and selections from Malaysia, China, Indonesia, Singapore and India. The show offered the full range of furniture with extensive selections of modern and contemporary styles for dining, bedroom, living room, office, occasional, children, outdoor as well as furniture fittings and hardware.
Despite the slightly lower number of visitors to the show due to the present global economic uncertainties, the number of visitor countries has increased by 6.7% to 128 countries as compared to 120 countries in 2014. The next edition of EFE 2016 will be held from March 9 to March 12, 2016 at KLCC with another buying and networking opportunity awaiting global buyers and visitors.