‘Govt. will consider establishing trade fair centre in Tirupur’

The State government will consider establishing a permanent trade fair centre in Tirupur like the CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex in Coimbatore, said Minister for Animal Husbandry Udumalai K. Radhakrishnan here on Sunday.

Inaugurating a three-day knit show, the Minister said that the knitwear industry and textile machinery companies were in need of a permanent centre to conduct exhibitions and trade fairs in Tirupur. He said the grievances of the textile industry will be taken to the notice of the Chief Minister and a textile policy will be brought out by the Government. A. Sakthivel, vice-president of the Apparel Export Promotion Council, said the garment industry faced slump in business. To give a boost, the Union Government has enhanced the export incentive package.

Tirupur Exporters Association president Raja M. Shanmugam said that the exhibitions and trade fairs brought new businesses to industries in Tirupur.

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