About 200 buyers from leading textile and garmenting companies over 35 countries will be in the city for three days from September 21 to crack deals with firms from Surat and other centres at the second edition of “Source -India- 2018”, India’s largest man-made fibre MMF Exhibition.
Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani will be inaugurating the exhibition on Friday in the presence of leading textile company owners at the Surat International Exhibition and Convention Centre SIECC at Sarsana.
The exhibition organized by Synthetic Rayon Textile Export Promotion Council SRTEPC, has set the target of the business turnover at Rs 1,400 Crore. This global buyer-seller meet focus on showcasing Surat’s MMF value chain on the international buyers and establish it as the leading centre production for MMF and textile products in India.
“The first edition saw business turnover of $75 million. This time around we are targeting the turnover of over $100 million. About half of the foreign buyers from 40 countries will be visiting Surat for the first time”. said Narain Aggarwal chairman of SRTEPC.
Around 100 textile exhibitors will be showcasing their products during the exhibition. Over 50% exhibitors belong to Surat and surrounding areas.
Aggarwal added, “The exhibition will show a comprehensive range of Indian MMF products including, fabrics, made-ups, home textile, technical textiles, fashion accessories, yarn and fibre to the International buyers.