Varanasi 361 overseas carpet buyers from around 45 Countries and 322 Buying Representatives/ Buying Houses attended India Carpet Expo, 11-14 October, 2019
Carpet Export Promotion Council organized the 38th India Carpet Expo and 15th in Varanasi in the Ground of Sampurnanand Sanskrit University Ground at Varanasi from 11-14 October, 2019, with an aim to promote the Cultural Heritage and showcase the weaving skills of Indian hand-knotted carpet artisans amongst the overseas hand-knotted carpet buyers.
The Chairman of CEPC Shri Siddh Nath Singh, said that participants received sample negotiation orders of approx. Rs. 400.00 Crores from the 4 day Expo which will further convert into business of Rs. 3000 to 5000 Crores within one year. This expo will lead to opening up of new market opportunity for the industry and shall help small and Medium Indian carpet exporters in promoting their products to overseas countries.
Eventually, this ongoing process, on a broader scale, is instrumental in projecting” Make in India Brand” in overseas markets. He further said India carpet expo is an ideal platform for International Carpet Buyers, Buying houses, buying Agents, Architects and Indian Carpet Manufacturers & Exporters to meet and establish long term business relationship. 361 Overseas Buyers form Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada,Chile, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Lithuania, Mexico, Nepal, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, U.A.E., U.K., U.S.A., Vietnam etc. attended the India Carpet Expo. 322 Representatives of Overseas Buyers, Buying Houses, Designers, Architects etc. also visited the India Carpet Expo.
The Carpet Export Promotion Council showcased the products of 230 reputed small, medium and large manufacturer exporters from all over country viz U.P., Rajasthan, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh etc. It is the endeavor of the Council to provide exclusive business environment to the both carpet importers as well as manufacturer-exporters, which ultimately will benefit about 2 million weavers and artisans employed in this highly labour intensive rural based MSME cottage industry.
The Organizer of the fair i.e. CEPC mentioned that in the current recessionary trend the presence of 361 Overseas Buyers from all over the world in India Carpet Expo establish the status of India Carpet Expo and demand of Indian Products in International Market.
Shri Siddh Nath Singh, Chairman, CEPC expressed that this event will be beneficial to the Medium and small exporters who can’t afford to display their products in overseas Exhibitions on the one hand and on the other hand show the capability of India in producing and supplying quality products in time. Chairman, Vice-Chairmen and other Members of the COA, CEPC expressed happiness and congratulated Shri Sanjay Kumar, Executive Director-cum-Secretary and all Officers and Staff of the Council for their strenuous and untiring efforts to make the fair a Grand Success.
Council announced the date of next India Carpet Expo from 28-31 March, 2019 in NSIC Exhibition Complex, Okhla Industrial Area, New Delhi.