PARIS — International trade show SIAL said it had a record turnout of both attendees and exhibitors here last month.
The 2008 version of the show, which is staged every two years in Paris, tallied 147,860 visitors, up 5% over the 2006 show.
“SIAL 2008 fully achieved its goals, despite the depressing global economic climate,” the organization said in a prepared release.
More than half — 55% — of all visitors came from outside of France. Among the countries that s