TDAP to take part in home textile fair in Shanghai


KARACHI: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) will participate in a home textile fair to be held in Shanghai from August 30.

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition is the leading home textiles fair in Asia. It provides an effective trade platform for home textiles and accessories for suppliers and buyers.

TDAP will participate with the Pakistan pavilion in Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles. The fair will help in understanding the Chinese market and how to best increase Pakistan’s exports to China.

TDAP is providing subsidised stalls to increase exports of products including upholstery fabrics and other home related items including bedding, toweling, carpets, rugs, sun-protection systems, curtain accessories, digital printing, original service designs and artwork.

Standard stands are available for Rs279,000 (textile) and Rs233,500 (carpet). Direct stands without TDAP subsidy are available at approximately Rs 486,465 (textile) and Rs  389,172 (carpet). The last date to apply through TDAP is April 19.

In 2017, 1,096 exhibitors from 30 countries and 38,964 visitors from 99 countries and regions participated in the fair. Top 10 foreign visitors were from USA, Russia, Korea, Japan, Iran, Thailand, Singapore, Turkey, UAE and India.