The fair drew 120 India’s leading silk producers and 250 businesses from France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Denmark, the US, Canada, Mexico, Japan, China and Vietnam.
In addition to showcasing a wide range of products, the three-day fair also hold business meetings, fashion shows and workshops. It is expected to lure around 10,000 visitors.
Vietnamese businesses operating in the garment, textile, cotton and interior decoration sectors joined the event with the aim of seeking partners, expanding markets and acquiring new technologies and experience.
According to the statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs, bilateral trade value between Vietnam and India in garment, textile, cotton and fabrics reached US$799 million in the first eight months of this year, a year-on-year rise of 35%, of which Vietnam’s cotton imports from India were US$342.8 million (up 46%) and exports of garment, textile and fabrics were US$203 million (up 20%).