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International Boat Show attracts over 20,000 visitors

2018/03/18 21:19:29

Photo courtesy of Taiwan External Trade Development Council

Taipei, March 18 (CNA) The four-day 2018 Taiwan International Boat Show concluded Sunday after attracting over 20,000 visitors and selling 13 yachts, according to the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), one of the organizers of the event.

The event, held at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center, was jointly organized by TAITRA, the Bureau of Foreign Trade under the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Kaohsiung City government, and attracted some 726 buyers from 31 countries, according to TAITRA.

The yachts sold at the event included two 70-foot vessels, three 58-footers, a 32-footer, a 30-footer and several smaller yachts.

The event is the only professional exhibition of yachts and related equipment in the country according to the event's website, which added that it is also Asia's largest indoor boat exhibition.

(By Huang Ya-chuan and William Yen)