ISLAMABAD : The world’s largest international trade fair Bauma ended in southern German city of Munich with a record number of visitors.

About 530,000 visitors from 200 countries came to the specialized exhibition in Munich, according to the local trade association, which is responsible for the fair, Xinhua News reported. Bauma 2013, the International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines, Construction Vehicles and Construction Equipment, took place from April 15 to 21 at the trade fair grounds in Munich.

Bauma is held every three years. Visitors and audience can thereby learn about the latest products and ideas of construction and mining equipment industry.

The Munich Exhibition Center had placed 16 exhibition halls and a total outdoor area of 570,000 square meters for the trade fair, which attracted 3,443 exhibitors from 57 countries and regions. The number of China’s exhibitors ranked just after Germany (1,367) and Italy (478) as the third.