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60th edition of India International Garment Fair (IIGF) inaugurated

The 60th edition of India International Garment Fair (IIGF) was inaugurated on the 17th of January by Minister of State for Textiles, Shri Ajay Tamta, at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
60th edition of India International Garment Fair (IIGF) inaugurated
  • He said that IIGF is a big platform which brings together overseas garment buyers and garment exporters, with almost half of Indian states participating in the fair.
  • Business worth US $200 million was conducted in the previous edition of IIGF.
  • The three-day international fair being held at Pragati Maidan caters primarily to the Autumn/Winter season of European Union, USA and other Western markets.
  • A total of 294 exporters from 11 states, namely Gujarat, Haryana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, are participating at the fair.
  • The participants will be showcasing women’s wear, accessories, kid’s wear and menswear.
  • International buyers from 95 countries like Brazil, Spain, Japan, Uruguay, UK, Hong Kong and US have registered to participate in the fair.
  • IIGF is also organizing fashion shows, twice a day on all three days, for exhibiting the collections for business development.
  • The best-displayed stalls would be awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze Trophies on 18th January, 2018.

About India International Garment Fair (IIGF)

  • The fair started in 1988.
  • The fair is being organized by Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC), in association with International Garment Fair Association and four major Garment Exporters' Associations, viz. Apparel Exporters & Manufacturers Association (AEMA), Garment Exporters Association (GEA), The Clothing Manufacturers Association of (CMAI) and Garment Exporters of Rajasthan (GEAR).
  • This is a B-2-B fair and is meant for conducting meaningful and quality business.
60th edition of India International Garment Fair (IIGF) inaugurated 60th edition of India International Garment Fair (IIGF) inaugurated Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on January 19, 2018 Rating: 5

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