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Jan 31, 2017
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Visitors up 5.5% at Colombiatex de las Americas

By
Fibre2Fashion
Published
Jan 31, 2017

Colombiatex de las Americas, the trade show for fabrics, trimmings, machinery and chemicals, recently organised in Medellin, Colombia, saw 21,924 buyers visiting the show, up 5.5 per cent over the previous edition. Colombiatex de las Americas hosted 510 exhibitors, mainly coming from Colombia, India, Brazil, Spain, Italy and other countries.




Of overall buyers, there were 1,928 international buyers, 9 per cent more than last year. The show closed with approximately $326 million in business expectations and an approximate 4 per cent increase over figures of the previous edition.

Of the $326 million, 41 per cent were directed to fabric purchases, 23 per cent in machinery and equipment, 10 per cent in trimmings, 7 per cent in chemical products, 7 per cent in yarns and the rest in other products.

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