MILAN — A breeze of positivity blew in the hallways of Rho Fiera Milano fairgrounds during Milano Unica. The three-day textile trade show, which closed here on Feb. 8, showcased 470 exhibitors, registering a 14 percent increase compared with the same period last year, while buyers grew 2.4 percent to 5,949 visitors, with international up 10 percent.
In particular, the number of visiting companies from Hong Kong, Russia and Germany increased 70 percent, 54.5 percent and 50 percent, respectively. Attendance of buyers coming from the U.S., China, France and Turkey was also up 19.7 percent, 19,6 percent, 15 percent and 12 percent, respectively. Overall, the number of visitors was up 17 percent compared to February 2017.
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