India took part in the International Apparel and Textile Fair, November 1 to 3, 2017, Dubai. The delegation comprised leading Indian clothing and textile groups, who are into various products like men’s wear, kids’ wear, high fashion women’s wear, technical textiles etc.
India is positioning herself as a high fashion and quality garment exporter. There is a huge potential to promote Brand India in the UAE and other markets in the region. India is the UAE’s largest trading partner and its exports to the UAE during the year 2016 touched $32 billion. This was 22.7 per cent of India’s garment exports to the world. The UAE provides excellent opportunities for Indian companies to utilise Dubai’s location as a platform for increasing exports to other countries.
India and the UAE can work together in the textile segment to promote high quality and fashion clothing, which can be exported not only to the West Asia and West African region but also to other developed countries including the EU and the US. The Federation of Indian Export Organisation not only helps Indian exporters find markets across the globe but also helps overseas businessmen to do matchmaking and enter the Indian market.