The total exhibition area is expected to reach 200,000 m². Over 2,600 exhibitors from 35 countries and regions together with 13 country/region pavilions from Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, PR China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UK and USA will showcase chemicals, raw materials, and over 2,500 sets of machines. According to the organizer, a large number of end user associations, key buyers and trade media have showed their interest in organizing delegations to visit Chinaplas 2012, including Shanghai Plastics Industry Association, Ningbo Plastics Industry Association, Shantou Plastics Industry Association, Suzhou Plastics Industry Association, Hunan Plastics Industry Association, XinJiang Plastics Industry Association, Yunan Plastics Industry Association, China Electronics Chamber of Commerce, Suzhou Integrated Circuit Industry Association, Danyang Automobile Component Industry Association, Medical Plastic Professional Committee of China Plastic Processing Industrial Association, Wuxi Die & Mould Industry Association, Cixi Mould Association, etc. Meanwhile, a number of overseas trade associations from Egypt, India, Jordan, Philippines, UK, Ukraine and Vietnam have also expressed their interest in organizing buyer groups. Overseas visitors from over 120 countries or regions have already pre-registered online, with the top 10 countries or regions being India, Taiwan, Pakistan, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Iran, US, the Philippines and Brazil. In order to handle the visitor streams, crowd control will be implemented at Entrance Hall 1. Only online pre-registered visitors, badge holders and visitors by invitation are allowed to register or enter Entrance Hall 1 on April 18 & 19 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Visitors not of these categories have to register or enter either at Entrance Hall 1 after 11:00 am or Entrance Hall 2 and 3. To enjoy this special admission arrangement, free admission and free coupon to redeem the exhibition catalogue (worth RMB100), pre-registering at www.chinaplasonline.com is necessary. In addition, by using the online function of myChinaplas, pre-registered visitors can search exhibitor's profile, plan visiting route, personalize their own visitor guides and join the online business matching service.