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Centre for textile startups in Surat

To project Amazia Fun Park as an emerging start-up city likely by the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) in Gujarat, a multi-storey trade facilitation centre is being planned on 8,000 square metre land there. This centre will provide an eco-system for new startups to connect with national and international businesses and facilitate innovations. The Corporation has appointed a consultant to prepare a vision document for a start-up and trade facilitation centre…
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SITEX 2017 in Surat on Feb 25

“Surat International Textile Expo (SITEX) 2017”, a buyer-seller meet, will be held at Surat from February 25 with an aim to bring together powerloom manufactures, entrepreneurs, retailers and dealers under one roof. The three-day event is a platform to share latest developments of fibres, fabrics, fashion, apparel, home and technical textiles etc. Regional office of the textile commissioner, Ahmedabad and the Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce (SGCCI), Surat are jointly organizing the event…
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IGFE 2017 Starts from January 7 in Colombo

The ‘Indian Garment N Fabric Expo’ (IGFE) 2017 will take place on 7th to 9th January at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The three-day exhibition will witness participation of exhibitors from India involved in readymade garments, fabrics, ladieswear and menswear business. The fair will provide an opportunity for B2B firms to connect with the consumers of Sri Lanka. Organized by ‘Value’ Fair N Expo,…
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Office Of SGCCI At Dhaka To Promote Surti Fabrics

The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) plans to set up an extension office at Dhaka in Bangladesh to promote polyester fabrics, saris and dress materials manufactured in the country's largest man-made fabric (MMF) centre in Surat. Recently, SGCCI delegation led by its president B S Agarwal had visited Bangladesh and held a series of meetings with the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, FBCCI, Chittagong Chamber of…
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MoU With Afghanistan To Boost Fabric Exports

Synthetic and Rayon Textile Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC), apex body of textile industry and Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) have jointly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a delegation from Afghanistan for boosting direct export of polyester fabrics and made-ups from India, especially from MMF hub in Surat to Afghanistan. Afghanistan is a fast emerging market of textiles and currently Indian exporters have negligible direct trade…
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SGCCI Seeks Subsidy under A-TUFS

Powerloom weavers affiliated to the Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) have submitted a memorandum to textile commissioner Kavita Gupta demanding restoration of 30 per cent subsidy in the Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (A-TUFS) to ensure that the Make in India initiative is a success. Powerloom weavers in the country's largest man-made fabric (MMF) hub in Surat have been unhappy with A-TUFS announced by the textiles ministry…
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