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
Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) an apex body of Indian apparel
exporters has organized the ‘India Market Days’ at Apparel House,
Gurgaon, its world class venue for the business of fashion from 5th to
7th November 2012. Chairman (F & B) Mr. HKL Magu in his statement
welcomed the buyers and said, “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 endeavors 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 organized in the
month of September and November, 2012.
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.
23 overseas buyers from 9 companies and 21 Buying agents visited the
last held India Market Days Apparel House, Gurgaon. During these India
Market Days, business worth approximately US $ 4 million was finalized /
negotiated and are expecting these orders repeatedly twice or thrice.
Participants got good response from the overseas buyers and expected
more business in due course.
In order to boost Indian exports of garments and fashion accessories,
more than 100 show-room holders are going to exhibit 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. Buyers from Japan, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong,
etc visited the India Market Days fair.