Textile exporters to tap UAE market

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 30-10-2017        Tweet

CHENNAI: A 100-member delegation from textile and garment industry would be visiting the United Arab Emirates next month.

Federation of Indian Export Organisation Chairman A Sakthivel would be leading the business delegation to take part in the International Apparel and Textile Fair to be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre between November 1 and 3, a press release said.

During the visit, the traders would be displaying fashion readymade and fashion garments at the Indian pavilion.

Currently, India's textile and garment export is focused to Europe and United States markets. By the participation in the trade fair, "FIEO envisages to serve major GCC countries directly", it said.

United Arab Emirates ranks third in the world in terms of textile exports. It is also the fourth largest trading centre for fashion and apparel, it said.