MILAN — The creativity was high and the mood was improved at Mifur.
The four-day fair that ended here March 9 reaped positive results. Attendance was up 8.6 percent to 15,515 visitors, marked by a 12 percent increase in international attendance, with particular spikes coming from the U.S. and Eastern Europe with 25.6 percent and 22.3 percent gains, respectively, from the same time last year. Asia also showed encouraging upturns, as attendance from Japan (prior to the March 11 earthquake and tsunami) grew 45.9 percent and Hong Kong showed a 45.4 percent upswing.
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