India is the second largest participant at the world’s biggest home textile and furnishing fair Heimtextil in Frankfurt from January 10 -- January 13, 2017. Over 380 Indian companies are set to come together to showcase the country’s textile expertise. Also the first trade fair of the year for its sector, Heimtextil 2017 will be a trend barometer for the whole business year, spotlighting new trends and innovations in interior textiles, home furnishings, household textiles and a range of allied services.
Among the exhibiting companies at Frankfurt are India‘s leading players like Alps Industries, D‘Decor, Indo Count, K.G. Denim, Trident and Welspun among others. Leading government bodies including the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council, Handloom Export Promotion Council, Powerloom Development Export Promotion Council and Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts will be participating collectively. Second only to China, India’s participation is set to open doors for sector players for textile trade worldwide. In the domestic arena, Indian home textile industry is expected to expand at a CAGR of 8% per cent and reach $ 5.29 billion by 2018. Heimtextil India will take place from June 20-22, 2017 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
SOURCE: The India Infoline