AEPC participates with 20 exporters at International Apparel & Textile Fair in Dubai till Nov 30
New Delhi, Nov 29 (KNN) The India Pavilion at International Apparel & Textile Fair (IATF) was inaugurated on Monday in Dubai wherein Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has participated with the 20 exporters with 22 booths in the expo.
The fair will conclude on November 30, 2022 and the Indian Pavilion was inaugurated by K Kalimuthu, Consul (Economic, Trade & Commerce), Dubai, T P Rajesh, IAS, MD Co-optex, along with Chairman Fair & Exhibitions AEPC, Ashok Rajani, in presence of exhibitors and buyers.
Speaking at the opening, Ashok Rajani, Chairman Fair & Exhibitions, AEPC said, “I am happy to inform you that AEPC is participating with exhibitors from all over India. We aim to showcase the best of India’s apparel designs and styles in line with the latest fashion trends in a wide range of traditional cotton and MMF garments.”
Further Rajani said, “With approximately USD 1.9 billion export of garments to UAE capturing a share of 12.98% of total garment exports from India, making India the second largest supplier of RMG to the UAE just after China, UAE has traditionally been the topmost trading partner for Indian garment exports.”
He said that with the signing of the UAE-India CEPA agreement giving duty free access to Indian garment exports this share is expected to increase further.
“With abundant in house production and with minimal import dependence leading to short lead times, makes India a preferred manufacturing hub for the major international brands and retailers,” he added.
Rajani, pitched for the Brand India products, which are sustainable and meet all social and environmental compliances.
The Indian exhibitors are displaying their unique products including organic, sustainable products, Men's & Women's Sweatshirt, pants, Night suit, blouses, Jerseys, pullovers men’s or boy’s trousers, ladies’ dresses, Skirt, Trousers, Leggings, petticoats, Loungewear, Active wear, wind jackets, brassieres baby garments and clothing accessories, shawls, scarves, mufflers, recyclable and ethnic garments etc. (KNN Bureau)