Indian Pavilion at 27th Index International Design Exhibition
Indian Pavilion at 27th Index International Design Exhibition 22 – 25 May 2017, Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE
Event Name: 27th Index International Design Exhibition at Dubai Dates: 22 – 27 May 2017 Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre
Joint participation by: ICC and EPCH Region: WANA
The India Pavilion was inaugurated by H.E. Shri Vipul, the Consul General of India in Dubai, UAE on 22nd May 2017
The product sectors covered in the exhibition were Artisan Objet, Beds, Mattresses & Accessories, Textiles, Furniture & Furnishings, Design, Outdoor Living, Kitchen & Bathroom Retail space, Lighting, Natural Stone, Granite, Marble, Ceramic, Handicrafts, Home Decor etc.
India’s total exports to UAE stood at USD 30,290.01 Million during 2015-16. India’s total imports from UAE amounted to USD 19,445.68 million (as per data from commerce.gov.in). Share of UAE in India’s total exports was 11.5% during 2015-16. UAE is the third largest trading partner of India as far as India’s total exports to the world is concerned during 2015-16. India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) enjoy strong bonds of friendship based on age-old cultural, religious and economic ties between the two nations. India and the UAE are taking possible steps to strengthen their bilateral trade and investment ties. More than 20 agreements have been signed between the two countries in the past two years for collaboration in diverse areas including infrastructure, renewable energy, defence production, joint military exercises, maritime security, counter-terrorism, space technologies, cyber security, agriculture and human traffic prevention. UAE’s commitment to invest USD 75 billion in Indian infrastructure is of great significance to the growing relationship between the two countries. UAE is already the largest trading partner of India in West Asia and the two countries have now decided to form a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.
The products that were primarily exhibited at the Index Exhibition by the Indian companies were related to building and home interior, designing, flooring, covering, display, lifestyle etc. including
Silver Articles, Copper Articles,
Carpets, Textile Floor Coverings,
Natural Stones Including Sand Stone, Kota Stone, Granite, Marble Etc.,
Bricks, Tiles And Other Ceramic Products,
School And Office Furniture,
Kitchen And Bathroom Accessories,
Home Decorative And Table Top,
Semi Precious And Artificial Stones,
Hand Woven Woolen Carpet,
Textile Coated Fabric,
Fibre Mattress, Pillows, Cushions, Yoga Mats etc.