SHANGHAI — The world’s second largest Automechanika show—Automechanika Shanghai—saw a nine percent increase in visitor and exhibitor attendance, according to a press release.

Visitors from 39 countries and regions were represented at the December 2014 show, noted the release. They represented a six percent increase over 2013.

The countries with the most attendees were Taiwan, Korea, Russia, Malaysia, Turkey, Iran, United States, India, Japan and Thailand, stated the release.

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“I’ve got a lot of good distributor contacts here and have met quite a few companies from China and throughout Asia,” Attendee Bernard Schwartz, export sales with ISA GmbH from Switzerland, said in the release. “The Chinese market is building up and there are a lot of opportunities here. There will be more and more potential as people’s attitudes to distribution networks here continues to get better.”

The event provided educational and networking opportunities, reported the release. Topics covered e-commerce development, electric vehicles, the energy sector and more.

The 2015 show is scheduled from Dec. 2-5, 2015, at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Hogqiao, Puxi, in Shanghai, shared the release.

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