A delegation led by Enterprise Mauritius comprising twelve operators in the textile sector will participate in the fair Tex-Trends India 2014 , to be held in New Delhi, India. The event begins today and ends Wednesday. Maurice was invited by the Ministry of Textiles and Commerce and Industry of India, and by the Apparel Export Promotion Council. This exhibition will bring together over 1,000 exhibitors from all parts of India. The Director General of Enterprise Mauritius , Dev Chamroo says that this show will provide an opportunity for local participants to exhibit their products to demonstrate their skills, increase their visibility. Foreign buyers and visitors can discover the new products manufactured in Mauritius.
Mauritian companies are participating Bear Wear Exports, Corona Clothing, RT Knits, Fairy Textiles, New Lingerie, Star Knitwear, Laguna Clothing & Consolidated Fabrics Ltd, Craft Aid and Jack Tellor . They exhibit denim fabrics, swimwear, tailors, lingerie, shirts, polo shirts and sweatshirts. Some Mauritian companies have set up production facilities in India. According to figures from Statistics Mauritius, textile exports are exploding. In 2012, they were worth Rs 15.6 million in total, while during the first seven months of 2013, they were valued at Rs 23 million.
Tex-Trends India , an initiative of the Indian government, aims to showcase the best fabrics, clothing accessories and Indian. Mixture of tradition and modernism, Tex-Trends India was launched in 2010. The previous edition was held in 2012 and saw the participation of about 400 exhibitors. More than 1,050 foreign buyers from 76 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain, visited the exhibition. They should exceed a thousand this year.