HOME EXPO INDIA 2019 BEGINS
By PIB Delhi
The 8th edition of HOME EXPO INDIA 2019 opened at India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noidatoday. The three-day exhibition has been organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH).
Select exhibitors, premium products and invited buyers are the attention of this year’s home expo. Buyers from more than 50 countries including USA, Europe, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, UAE, Lebanon, Iran, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Vietnam and Romania will be visiting the home expo.
Home Expo India covers sectors with maximum thrust and growth potential in home décor, furnishing, furniture, flooring, and textiles. About 500 companies in permanent marts will be exhibiting their collection under these categories at the state of the art India Expo Centre & Mart from 16 – 18 April, 2019.
During Home Expo India, a thematic display of the North Eastern region and other artisans will also attract the visitors.
Exports of furniture and accessories grew by about 27.13%, houseware and decorative 15.19%, home furnishing, flooring and home textiles 6.3% last year. Handicrafts exports during the year 2018-19 was Rs. 26,590.25 crores [prov.] registering a growth of 15.46% over the previous year.
EPCH is the nodal export promotion body for handicrafts in India and plays an important role with the main objective of boosting trade in handicrafts and also projects India’s image in the global market as a reliable supplier.