AFA Corporate Communications Manager, Vivienne Forbes,  attended the 32nd Hong Kong Houseware Fair and the eighth Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). The two fairs were massive with more than 48,000 buyers from 111 countries and regions attending, which is an increase of 2 percent over last year. More than 29,000 buyers visited the Houseware Fair, while close to 19,000 buyers attended the Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair. Attendance among mature markets such as Australia and Korea, as well as emerging markets including the Chinese mainland, Brazil, Russia, Malaysia and the Philippines, saw double-digit percentage growth.  Pictured...furniture designer Hanc Design based in Hong Kong - every piece of furniture they design is a modern twist on Chinese furniture and every piece has a story.
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