Anand Sharma, Union Textiles of Commerce, Industry and Textiles, today inaugurated the Tex Trends India 2012, featuring over 400 exhibitors and 2000 global buyers displaying diverse range of products from the entire length and breadth of the country.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Sharma said, “I am happy to inform you that the Tex Trends India 2012 truly showcases the strengths of the entire Indian textile industry. It aims to provide the biggest platform in Asia to the exporters and the buyers. The event (Tex Trends) will showcase India’s huge potential as an exporting country and will offer a great variety for its global buyers.”
Dr A Sakthivel Chairman AEPC, commenting on the Tex Trends remarked, “We are very hopeful that Tex Trends India 2012 will serve as a much needed platform and an opportunity for a large number of exhibitors and buyers from across the globe to interact under one roof. The response to the earlier Tex Trends was really commendable and this time too it will definitely provide the much needed fillip to the Indian textile industry.”
India in recent years has been the focal point of continuous growth and development, hence making it the second fastest growing economy of the world.
Tex Tends 2012 is an initiative by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India with financial assistance under the Market Access Initiative (MAI) of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India. AEPC, the largest Export Promotion Council has been entrusted the task of lead agency to organise this exhibition along with other Textile Export Promotion Councils. The development activities of the Ministry of Textiles are oriented towards making adequate quantities of raw material available to all sectors of the textile industry and augmenting the production of fabrics at reasonable prices from the organised and decentralized sectors of the industry. The Ministry also lays noticeable emphasis on the development and growth of handlooms, traditional handicrafts and craftsmanship from across the region.
The event has exhibitors from across the length and breadth of India, including Tamil Nadu, Mumbai, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab. Tex-Trends India 2012 is the result of synergistic efforts of the Lead Council Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) along with Carpet Export Promotion Council, Cotton Textile Promotion Council, Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts, Handlooms Export Promotion Council, Indian Silk Promotion Council, National Jute Board, Powerloom development and export promotion council, The Synthetic and Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council, Wool and Woolens Export Promotion Council and Wool Industry Export Promotion Council.