In total, 426 companies exhibited at the show (66 more than two years ago), of which 141 were international. In 2004, 116 companies were international. In addition, Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, the UK, the USA and South Korea held presentations in national pavilions.
The share of international visitors grew from 11 to 23%, and visitors came from 70 countries. Delegations were welcomed from Korea, Japan, Russia, Thailand and Iran. Just over a quarter of the visitors was active in the pig sector.
The next VIV China is scheduled for the Olympic year 2008 in Beijing. A unique situation, as the show will be the first event to be organised after the Olympic games, September 26-28 2008.