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AEPC Chairman inaugurates India Market Days
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Sep '12
India Market Days is a project approved by Ministry of Textiles and is funded under the Market Access Initiative (MAI) Scheme of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India for inviting overseas buyers and buying agents under Reverse BSM.  

Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) an apex body of Indian apparel exporters which  organized the ‘India Market Days’ at Apparel House, Gurgaon, its world class venue for the  business of fashion, it is being held between  5th  and 6th September, 2012. 

It was inaugurated by Shri Sudhir Sekhri, Chairman Export Promotion. Chairman (F & B), Mr. HKL Magu and Mr. Pritam Goel were also present on the occasion. In the statement Shri Sekhri welcomed the buyers and stated that, “The event will help the garment exporters find the right partners for their business. Through Apparel House, we have provided them with the well spaced showrooms wherein they can interact and negotiate good business.” 
 
Market Days is one of the endeavours for AEPC’s export promotion initiatives for the year 2012-13 wherein we are hopeful that the apparel exporters will generate good business deals with buyers from the continent countries. 
 
Another set of Market Days will be organised in the month in November, 2012. The Apparel House caters to an apparel mart, state-of-the-art exhibition complex and an auditorium providing a one-stop shop for discerning buyers to source their requirements of  apparel and accessories out of India. 
 
In order to boost Indian exports of garments and fashion accessories, more than 100 show-room holders exhibited their latest collections to buyers from  countries like Greece, Australia, Botswana, South Africa, Ecuador and USA. Some of the leading  buying agents like UCB, Numero Uno, Reebok, Li & Fung, Texport India Inc, to name a few were  part of this event. Exhibitors/ showroom holders are from cities like Jaipur, Gurgaon, Noida,  New Delhi, Ludhiana, etc.  Participants from the length and breadth of India participated in the  fair covering all sections of the textiles value chain and allied products.  
 
The details of participants are as follows: The product profile of the event covered the entire value chain of the textile and clothing industry and included the following: 
Blouses, Casual Wear, Children’s Wear, Co-ordinates, Denim Wear, Infants’ Wear,  Knitwear, Ladies Wear, Men’s Wear, Shirts, Shorts, Silk Garments, Skirts, Suits,  Sweat Shirt, T-Shirt, Trousers, Vest, Cocktail Dresses, Evening Dresses,  Bodysuit, Brief, Home Wear, Fashion Jewellery, Men’s Underwear, Nightwear & Pajamas, Outerwear, Pareos, Scarfs, Stoles, Handbags, Cushion covers, bed covers, fabrics, etc.  
 
The last India Market Days event (July 2012) generated the revenue of 58 lacs. According to the estimate around 70 showrooms was opened and total 35 buyer/buying agent are expected to visited showrooms.

Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC)

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