Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / 28th India Knit Fair concludes successfully
28th India Knit Fair concludes successfully
01
Jun '09
The three day event of India Knit Fair organized by Apparel Export Promotion Council (Sponsored by Ministry of Textiles, Government of India) in collaboration with Tirupur Exporters' Association under the umbrella of India Knit Fair Association was held at IKFA Complex, Tirupur from 20th – 22nd May, 2009.

Wide range of garments (Spring/Summer Collections) were displayed at the Fair. Famed Designers, reputed Export Houses across the country took part in the event. Shri J. Chandransekaran, Chief General Manager, State Bank of India, declared open the 28th India Knit Fair in the presence of AEPC Chairman, Shri Rakesh Vaid ,Shri V.K.Singh, I.A.S. Secy.General AEPC, Shri S.A.Ramesh Rangan General Manager Mid-Corp.Group, State Bank of India, Shri A. Sakthivel, Chairman, IKFA, Shri Ashok Rajani, Vice-Chairman, AEPC,Shri Virender Uppal,Chairman, Foundation Committee, AEPC, Shri HKL Magu, Apparel House, AEPC and others.

EXPORTERS' MEET
Proceedings of the fair started with EXPORTERS' MEET on 19th Evening at IKFA Complex followed by Fashion Show. The meet was attended by a fairly good number of exporters. Chairman, IKFA, Mr.A.Sakthivel extended a warm welcome. Mr. J. Chandrasekaran, Chief General Manager, State Bank of India, inaugurated the India Knit Fair .

Mr.Rakesh Vaid, Chairman, AEPC in his Presidential address said that the Knitwear Industry of Tirupur was making rapid progress. The country has registered over four percent growth in apparel exports despite the global economic downturn. The export stood at $10.13 billion in 2008-09 against $ 9.68 billion in 2007-08 . Substantiating the views, he pointed out that apparel exports from other Asian countries like Indonesia, Bangladesh and China registered exponential growth of 35%, 20% and 15% respectively during last fiscal. In the next three years participation of Foreign Business houses in the Indian Market was imminent and it was important that the Indian Industry prepared itself to meet the competition.

Shri.Vimal K.Singh, I.A.S. Secretary General, AEPC, Shri Virender Uppal Chairman, Building Committee, Shri. Ashok Rajani, Vice-Chairman of Western Region,Shri Andrew Evans, Director, Invista Apparel, South Asia Shri.G.Karthikeyan, Secretary, Tirupur Exporters' Association also addressed the meet. Shri.Premal Udani, Secretary, IKFA proposed the vote of thanks.

The fair displayed wonderful Spring / Summer Collection of gents, ladies and baby wears made displayed with more verities apart from Cotton, synthetic and synthetic blended Summer Collections. There is a new development in Mineral Fabrics which is performed from earth. It has very good comfort wicking property odour resistance UV protection and more comfort in any environment.

Garment made with Organic Cotton Bamboo Viscose , Viscose Lycra, Viscose Modal with reactive print were also noticed. Re-cycle Garment made with cotton waste fabric is more attraction to the fair this time.


Must ReadView All

Pakistan govt notifies 50% duty drawback on exports

Textiles | On 21st Oct 2017

Pakistan govt notifies 50% duty drawback on exports

The Pakistan government has notified the ‘Duty Drawback of Taxes...

Ghana sets up task force to clamp down on textile piracy

Textiles | On 21st Oct 2017

Ghana sets up task force to clamp down on textile piracy

Ghana’s ministry of trade and industry has set up a taskforce to...

Courtesy: Coach

Fashion | On 21st Oct 2017

US company Coach to change name to Tapestry from Oct 31

Coach Inc., a New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and...

Interviews View All

Headhonchos
Indian textile value chain

'One nation, one tax' is a great concept

DK Sharma
Velocity Apparelz

We constantly communicate with employees at all levels

Prabu Mohanram
Balavigna Weaving Mills Pvt Ltd

The biggest challenge that the weaving industry faces is high price

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

C Dhandayuthapani

MAG Solvics Private Limited was established in 1991 to design and develop...

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir
Walnut

<b>Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir</b> started their career with the launch of...

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

October 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
77.1%
No
12.9%
Skip
10.0%

Total Votes: 70

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.4%
No
28.6%
Skip
10.0%

Total Votes: 70

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
85.7%
No
10.0%
Skip
4.3%

Total Votes: 70

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
75.7%
No
11.4%
Skip
12.9%

Total Votes: 70


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search