NEW DELHI: Union Minister for Commerce, Industry and Textiles Anand Sharma inaugurated the Tex Trends India 2012, which features more than 400 exhibitors and 2000 global buyers showcasing various range of products across the country.
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, also presented his views, “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.”
Ministry of Textiles has taken the initiative of Tex Tends 2012 with financial assistance under the Market Access Initiative (MAI) of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India. Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC), the export promotion council has been given the task of organising the exhibition along with other Textile Export Promotion Councils.
The exhibitors from across the length and breadth of India, including Tamil Nadu, Mumbai, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab, have participated in the event.