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India Carpet Expo to feature 266 exhibitors
Mar '16
Around 266 exhibitors are expected to showcase their products at the four-day India Carpet Expo beginning tomorrow in New Delhi, the textiles ministry said in a press release. Manufacturers and exporters from Agra, Bhadohi, Srinagar, Varanasi, Mirzapur and other key areas of the country would be displaying their products.

The latest exhibition will witness participation of about 450 carpet importers from 57 countries, primarily from China, the UK, the US, Australia, Germany, Brazil, Turkey, Canada, Mexico, Russia, Singapore and South Africa. Buyers from new countries, namely Bulgaria, Colombia, Hungary, Israel, Malaysia, Mauritius, Serbia, Taiwan, Vietnam and Zimbabwe have also confirmed their participation, according to the official release.

The India Carpet Expo is one of the largest handmade carpet fairs in Asia, offering a unique platform for buyers to source the best handmade carpets, rugs and other floor coverings under one roof. The expo intends to promote amongst visiting overseas carpet buyers, the weaving skills and cultural heritage of Indian handmade carpets and other floor coverings, making it an ideal platform for international carpet buyers, Indian carpet manufacturers, architects, buying agents, buying houses and exporters to establish long term business relationships.

The 31st edition of the expo, being organised by the Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC), under the aegis of Government of India. The CEPC would provide an assistance of $800 to buyers from Australia, Brazil, Chile, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand, the US and all other Latin American Countries, and $550 to buyers from all other countries, as air travel subsidy. (NA)

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