Malaysia's largest furniture exhibition – Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) – opened yesterday at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur, with sponsors expecting a strong turnover and sales.
Now into its ninth year, MIFF 2003 is the largest ever, with more than 400 exhibitors taking up 600,000 sq ft of floor space.
Last year, the five-day exhibition attracted 350 exhibitors who took up 500,000 sq ft of floor space at the PWTC. More than 6,000 international visitors attended the fair which generated RM537mil in export sales.
Reporters YVONNE CHONG and YAP LIH HUEY attended the opening of MIFF 2003 and spoke to some international buyers.