All participants gave top marks for satisfaction with the two fairs. Thus, 95 percent of Texprocess visitors and 96 percent of Techtextil visitors rated their time there as having been well or very well spent. More than one in two visitors came from outside Germany. The top visitor nations were, after Germany, Italy, France, Turkey, Great Britain, Poland, The Netherlands and Spain. Significant increases in visitor numbers were registered from, e.g., Egypt, Bangladesh, China, Portugal, Romania and Spain. According to the exhibiting companies, the economic outlook is very good: 94 percent rated the situation in the technical textiles and nonwovens sector as being satisfactory to good while the percentage for the processing industry for textiles and flexible materials reached no less than 96 percent.