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Harrods to shelve local artifacts soon
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Oct '08
Harrods, one of the most renowned departmental stores of London, basically known for its premium products, will soon shelve Malaysian handicraft for its enthusiastic buyers.

Mr Datuk Shafie Apdal, Minsiter of Unity, Culture, Arts and Heritage yesterday launched a five day Handicraft fair at Gaya street, famous for its Sunday markets.

While briefing a group of media people, Mr Datuk said, “We have selected few Malaysian companies whose products are of high quality to supply to Harrods”.

Further he informed that the production capacity of handicraft makers and the quality of the products will be capacity and background of the companies would be scrutinized carefully so that the artifacts can be at par with the other products of Harrods.

Available statistics show that handicraft industry of Malaysia has grown tremendously in the past years, with turnover of RM241 million. In the ongoing year it is expected to touch more than RM300 million.

The Gaya street is currently housing around 81 handicraft entrepreneurs from all over the country and sales were anticipated to reach around RM350,000.

Malaysia was also planning to enter the well-known stores in Paris and other European countries.


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