Organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), the 8th edition of HOME EXPO INDIA 2019 opened at India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida today. The event was inaugurated by the core team of EPCH including O. P. Prahladka, Chairman; Rakesh Kumar, Executive Director and others.
The three-day international sourcing event has nearly 500 exhibitors from across India displaying handicraft items including home furnishing products while buyers including wholesalers, retailers and brands from more than 50 countries visiting the show.
Home Expo India covers sectors with maximum thrust and growth potential in home décor, furnishing, furniture, flooring, and textiles. It is worth mentioning here that exports of furniture and accessories grew by about 27.13%, houseware and decorative 15.19%, home furnishing, flooring and home textiles 6.3% last year. Handicrafts exports during the year 2018-19 was Rs. 26,590.25 crores [prov.] registering a growth of 15.46% over the previous year.
EPCH is the nodal export promotion body for handicrafts in India and plays an important role with the main objective of boosting trade in handicrafts and also projects India’s image in the global market as a reliable supplier.