Launched of PLATFORM, a new initiative that will be held annually in conjunction with IFFS/AFS.

IFFS/AFS 2007 achieved an attendance of 17,322 trade visitors from 117 countries at the recent five-day event. Amongst the visitors, there were 66 buying delegations from 17 countries. In terms of the scale of the fair, IFFS/AFS 2007 was the largest in its 24-year history, providing a useful platform for the forging of an unprecedented number of potential global trade partnerships. It hosted a record 510 exhibitors from 28 countries of which, many had increased their exhibition space. This resulted in the show being 10.7 percent bigger than 2006 with 60,000 square metres in gross space (or 39,300 square metres in nett space) spread across all six halls at the Singapore Expo.