MATECH China goes ahead in Guangdong4 April 2003
Despite the outbreak of SARS which is thought to have originated in Guangdong region, Matech China went ahead as planned in Dongguan, April 2-4. Over 100 exhibiting companies from 13 countries and regions were due to participate at the Guangdong Modern International Exhibition Center, Dongguan. Visit [http://www.aplf.com/popup/matech2003.htm] for daily updates, photos+captions. MATECH China was inaugurated in 2002 to provide a business forum where Chinese shoe and leathergoods manufacturers could research and source their manufacturing needs. China needs products, technology and services to upgrade its product quality, fashion edge and manufacturing productivity to remain highly competitive in international markets.