Over 300 overseas buyers from 56 countries are expected to visit the international textile and apparel fair, 'Vatra', to be held from September 28 to 30, 2015 in Jaipur. The fourth edition of the exhibition will be held at Jaipur Exhibition & Convention Centre (JECC). Over 50 Indian buying houses from Delhi, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan are expected to be a part of the fair. A unique feature of this fair is B2B pre-fixed buyer seller meetings.
The fair is being organised by Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO) in collaboration with FICCI and Union Ministry of Textiles. Veenu Gupta, Managing Director of RIICO explains, the fair provides an apt platform for display of latest offerings in textiles, assists participants and exhibitors to form new business relations, exports, partnerships worldwide and locations for setting up businesses in India, among others.
Overseas buyers are mainly expected to visit from countries like Algeria, Australia, Hong Kong, Italy , Japan and the UK. Business worth 85 million dollar was generated during 'Vastra-2014' held in Jaipur last year.