The International Apparel and Textile Fair is being held in Dubai, November 1 to 3, 2017.
The Indian pavilion comprises 51 leading manufacturers and exporters from the textile and apparel industry who are into various product categories like men’s wear, kids’ wear, high fashion women’s wear, technical textiles etc. and represent the best of what India is offering to the world in the textile industry.
India’s exports to the UAE during the year 2015-16 represented 22.7 per cent of India’s garment exports to the world. Indian companies and businesses have benefited from leveraging Dubai’s position as a supply market to the Gulf and other regions.
India is the UAE’s largest trading partner and its exports to the UAE during the year 2016 touched 32 billion dollars.
The products offered in the exhibition will provide a supply base for UAE garment manufacturers. The unique proposition for both India and the UAE is that both have a well developed textile and clothing industry which can complement each other in faster growth.
India has a huge export potential especially in categories such as women’s wear, kids’ wear, knitwear, home furnishings and technical textiles used in the construction industry, agriculture, medicine etc.
India is in a position to promote Brand India in the UAE and other markets in the region.