The 23rd China Xiamen International Stone Fair was successfully held on June 5-8, 2023. The whole exhibition space was 170,000 m2, with 8 exhibition areas in 22 halls: Domestic Stone Area, Machinery & Tools Area, International Area, Artificial Stone Area, Outdoor Area, Design Area, Media Area and Natural Stone Varieties Collection.
The number of exhibiting companies was beyond expectation. There were totally 1,308 companies participating in Xiamen Stone Fair 2023, including 174 in the international area. Pavilions from Italy, Turkey, Brazil, Egypt, Portugal and other countries have returned to Xiamen. Meanwhile, a number of industrial clusters in China has organized several groups of brands this year, including Guizhou Province, Macheng City and Sui County in Hubei Province, Jiaohe City in Jilin Province, Laizhou City in Shandong Province, etc. Also, it is worth mentioning that foreign trade enterprises had outstanding performances during the 4-day exhibition.
In terms of visitors and trade buyers, the total number has reached 139,041 person-time. Compared with the 2019 edition, around 50% of overseas visitors have returned, and the increase of Chinese buyers accounted for 24.75%. The overseas visitors have come from 91 countries and regions to attend the exhibition, among which the top 5 countries were India, Russia, South Korea, Vietnam and Malaysia. Furthermore, over 100 groups of global hosted buyers, industry associations, designers, institutions, colleges and other visiting delegations have attended Xiamen Stone Fair in June to connect in this industry gala.