SEOUL, South Korea, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 29th Korea International Medical and Hospital Equipment Show (KIMES 2013) was being held at COEX from March 21st to 24th. KIMES(Korea International Medical and Hospital Show) 2013 took place at first & third floor of COEX Exhibition center, as scale of 36,007m(2). KIMES 2013 was to be held at first & third floor of COEX Exhibition center, as scale of 36,007m(2)., co-hosted by KOREA E&EX, Korea Medical Devices Industrial and sponsored by Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Korea Food & Drug Administration, Seoul, KOTRA, Korea Health Industry Development Institute, Korean Medical Association, Korean Hospital Association, Korean Medical Women Association, Korean Nurses Association, Korea Medical Selling Association and Digital BOSA, etc. KIMES 2013 was attended by 1,015 companies from 37 countries including 467 domestic manufacturers and 106 from the U.S., 89 from China, 79 from Germany, 59 from Taiwan, 57 from Japan, 25 from Italy, 18 from Switzerland are to attend. Exhibiting over 30,000 items consisting of high-tech medical and hospital equipment, hospital information system and medical associated equipment. Especially, all the foreign and domestic representative from well-known companies were participating: Samsung, DK Medical Solution, LISTEM, JW Medical, Medien International,Alpinion, HDX, GE, Philips, Siemens, Shimadzu, Fuji Film, Jowon Medical, Biospace, Hanshin Medical, BIT Computer, LG U+, JVM, DS Maref, and Stratek. During the exhibition, 60,000 domestic visitors and 2,500 foreign buyers from 70 countries were expected to visit for the purpose of export consulting. The amount of sales was estimated to come to 4.9 hundred millions(USD) and domestic sales meeting was estimated to gross to 1.5 trillion(USD). These numbers showed the proof of the improvement in exports and reconfirmed the excellence of Korean products.