Kashmir to have special pavilions at Asia’s largest home product exhibition

Kashmir to have special pavilions at Asia’s largest home product exhibition

NEW DELHI: Asia’s largest exhibition of home and lifestyle products Home Expo India beginning Tuesday at Greater Noida will lay special emphasis on floorings and furnish products from Kashmir, according to the fair’s organizers Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH).
“J&K is a state where specialized kind of floorings and furnishings are produced which are typical of their craftsmanship. There will be separate pavilions of products from J&K region,” EPCH Executive Director Rakesh Kumar said.
Though products of J&K are already being exported, yet volume of export has not been substantial. It is hoped that with the special emphasis on display of J&K in Home Expo India, the products of the state will receive extra attention from the visiting overseas buying community,” he added.
The expo that starts on Tuesday in Greater Noida, will be showcasing furnishings, floorings, textiles, houseware and decoratives under one roof.
The fair will witness participation from over 350 firms, which will display their products to enable sourcing for a large number of overseas buyers.
European Union nations like France, Italy, UK, Netherlands, besides countries like the US, Canada, UAE, Japan and Switzerland are the major markets for exports of home furnishing, floorings, home textiles, furniture & accessories, houseware and decoratives. —PTI