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Over 140 Indian exhibitors showcased handloom and leather products in Melbourne

With a focus on apparel, accessories and textiles, the International Sourcing Expo provides an efficient way for international sourcing, learning and networking for industry professionals.

It is reported that over 140 Indian exhibitors showcased their apparel, handloom, textile, and leather products at the International Sourcing Expo held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, 14-17 November 2022.

This Expo connects Australian and New Zealand trade buyers with a broad range of manufacturers and suppliers from across the globe.

With a focus on apparel, accessories and textiles, this Expo provided an efficient way for international sourcing, learning and networking for industry professionals.

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The Federation of Indian Export Organization (FIEO) supported by the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC), Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC) and Council for Leather Export (CLE) participated in the Expo.

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Image source: India in Melbourne – Twitter

FIEO, the apex body of Indian export promotion organisations, represents the Indian entrepreneurs’ spirit of enterprise in the global market. It was set up jointly by the Ministry of Commerce, the Government of India and private trade and industry in the year 1965.

The Consul General of India in Melbourne Dr Sushil Kumar inaugurated the India Pavilion.

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Image source: India in Melbourne – Twitter

In a statement, Dr Sushil Kumar pointed out that there is tremendous scope for increasing trade in areas of Engineering, Electronics, Auto components, Pharma, Gems & Jewellery, Apparel, Leather, Handloom and handicrafts.

“The enthusiasm of Indian exhibitors and more importantly from the serious buyers from Australia is clearly an indication of ever-growing trade ties between the two countries.”

A trade delegation from Apparel Export Promotion Council (APEC), India, headed by Dr Tamanna Chatuurvedi, Deputy Secretary General is also in Melbourne. On the sidelines of this Expo, the Consulate organized an interaction of the AEPC with the Australian buyers.

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Image source: India in Melbourne – Twitter

The Expo is well-known as Australia’s dedicated global sourcing event. It provides an opportunity to meet and do business with the best suppliers from around the world.

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