Indian Consulate in Shanghai along with Shaoxing Municipal Peoples’ Government organized a roadshow at China’s textile hub Shaoxing to spread awareness amongst Chinese textile companies about the upcoming mega textile event – Textile India 2017 – in Gandhinagar from June 30-July 2, 2017, likely to be inaugurated by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.
More than 120 Chinese textile firms were briefed about investment opportunities in fabrics, machinery and yarn sectors in India during the road show titled ‘Textile India 2017’.
A four-member delegation led by Pushpa Subrahmanyam, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Textiles along with Chairman, The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL) and a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) representative participated in the roadshow.
A series of B2G meetings were also organized after the conclusion of the Business Seminar, during which queries regarding the upcoming event were addressed in detail.
Pushpa along with the Indian delegation called on Shaoxing Vice Mayor, Xu Mingguang and extended an invitation to Shaoxing City leadership to lead a textile investors delegation to participate at the Textile India 2017 event in Gandhinagar, the statement said.
Textile industry is one of the largest contributors to India’s exports, with a share of almost 11 per cent. The US, European Union and parts of Asia are the main markets for Indian textile and apparel.