India Carpet Expo to be held next week

NEW DELHI: Bulk buyers can source handmade carpets, rugs and other floor coverings from the India Carpet Expo being organised here next week.
The Expo, from March 27-30 at Pragati Maidan, will see participation of carpet importers from 55 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Chile, Germany, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, UK and US.
“The Expo is being organised to promote the cultural heritage of Indian handmade carpets and other floor coverings, and the weaving skills of their makers, amongst visiting overseas carpet buyers,” the Ministry of Textiles said.
The Expo will provide a platform to international carpet buyers, buying houses, buying agents and architects to meet and establish long-term business relationships with Indian carpet manufacturers and exporters, its organiser Carpet Export Promotion Council said.