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New Delhi organises 4-day B2B Carpet Expo
An exclusive business to business (B2B) fair, the 27th Indian Carpet Expo was organised on March 12. The fair will remain open for 4 days, 12-15 March, for the overseas buyers, their Indian representatives, guests and invitees offering a wide range of handmade carpets and other floor varieties.

The Indian Carpet Expo is a globally recognised exhibition of handmade carpets and other floor coverings, covering exhibitors in South East Asia. 255 Indian exhibitors from UP, Rajasthan, J&K, Panipath, Delhi and other states of the country displayed a wide range of carpets.

350 overseas buyers from more than 50 countries including USA, Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Turkey, Brazil, China, Canada, Denmark, Japan, Korea etc. are visiting the fair according to SME Times' report. It will surely generate business offering a global presence for this rural based cottage industry. 208 buyers registered their presence besides the registration of 125 buying representatives on the inaugural day.

Dr. Anup K. Pujari, Director General of Foreign Trade, inaugurated the fair. Navraj Goyal, Addl. Development Commissioner (handicrafts), Siddh Nath Singh, Chairman, Vice-Chairmen & Members, Committee of Administration of CEPC, Ajai Sahai, DG & CEO, FIEO shared desk with him.

S. S. Gupta, Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India was the Guest of Honour.

The Indian Handmade carpet Industry is an age old organisation. It is highly labour intensive and provides employment to about 2 million of workers directly and indirectly in the rural areas especially women in their homes.

The Indian Handmade carpet Industry, is an age old organisation. It is highly labour intensive and provides employment to about 2 Million of workers directly and indirectly in the rural areas especially Women in their homes accounting extra money.


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