VIV China 2006 doubles international visitors
The international show on livestock industry VIV China, held September 27-29
in Beijing, was visited by just over 20,000 visitors, double the amount of the
In total, 426 companies exhibited at the show (66 more than two years ago),
of which 141 were international. In 2004, 116 companies were international. In
addition, Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, the UK, the USA and South
Korea held presentations in national pavilions.
The share of international visitors grew from 11 to 23%, and visitors came
from 70 countries. Delegations were welcomed from Korea, Japan, Russia, Thailand
and Iran. Approximately 34% of the visitors was active in the poultry
The next VIV
is scheduled for the Olympic year 2008 in Beijing. A
unique situation, as the show will be the first event to be organised after the
Olympic games, September 26-28 2008.
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