Handicraft exporters bag Rs 55-cr orders at Hong Kong fair

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on May 06, 2011

The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) has said that handicraft exporters had bagged orders worth Rs 55 crore at the just concluded Hong Kong Trade fair.

A total of 27 Indian companies participated in three exhibitions. The main products displayed included kitchenware, cutlery, tablemats, home accessories, floral decoratives, and brassware.

“Of late, Hong Kong has emerged as one of the most important centres for concluding business through the medium of specialised trade fairs held one after another in the month of April every year covering important segments of lifestyles products under which many of the handicrafts of India are covered,” said Mr Raj Kumar Malhotra, Chairman of the Council.

Hong Kong has acquired a special place in the trade fair world and now attracts companies for participation and also buyers from nearly all important sourcing nations.

“EPCH has decided to continue to participate in the fairs in Hong Kong so as to create an image of India as supplier of quality, unique and competitive priced products in the years to come,” Mr Rakesh Kumar, Executive Director of EPCH, said.

Published on May 06, 2011

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