Suresh Prabhu, Hon. Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, presented the details & unveiled a global campaign for the 3rd Edition of CAPINDIA 2018, which is to be held on 22nd-24th March at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai. It is organised jointly by PLEXCONCIL, CHEMEXCIL, CAPEXIL and SHEFEXIL under the aegis of the Department of Commerce, Government of India (GOI), supported by Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, GOI. The initiative is a showcase of the country’s world-class manufacturing capabilities and capacities and aims to enhance exports of Indian manufactured products.
Presenting at the event, Suresh Prabhu said, “As part of the country’s policy initiatives on increasing India’s Import-Export ratio it is essential to focus on substantially increasing the contribution of foreign trade to the GDP.” He added that there is tremendous scope for increasing market share in exports. Shyamal Misra, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, said, “Global trade and output are growing at their fastest rate since 2008 and we have to capitalize on these opportunities.”
Ashok Basak, Chairman, PLEXCONCIL, mentioned CAPINDIA 2018 to be a very significant show for the members who target to cross the US$ 8 billion mark in 2017-18. SatishWagh, Chairman, CHEMEXCIL, R. Veeramani, President, CAPEXIL and S. K. Ghosh, Chairman of Shellac and Forest Products Export Promotion Council (SHEFEXIL) also presented at the event.
The 3-day CAPINDIA exhibition will host 700 manufacturers and exporters, who will showcase hundreds of products, including a range of Industrial & Agricultural Raw Materials, Consumer Items, Packaging Items, Plastics Processing Machinery and Construction Materials, Mining Products amongst others. CAPINDIA 2018 will also have participation from all major industries and sectors including Granite, Natural Stone, Marble, Minerals and Ores, Paints, Coating, Glassware, Furniture, Ceramic, Sanitaryware, Cement, Clinkers, Asbestos, Paper, Paperboard, Stationary products, book Publishers, and Printers.