Arun Jaitley to inaugurate India International Footwear Fair 2016 tomorrow

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The Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley will inaugurate the 2nd edition of India International Footwear Fair (IIFF) – the premier specialised B2B event of the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and Confederation of Indian Footwear Industries (CIFI) on August 5, 2016 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

IIFF (August 5-7, 2016) is being organised with support of apex bodies including the Council for Leather Exports (CLE), Central Leather Research Institute(CLRI), Indian Shoe Federation (ISF), Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) and Indian Footwear Components Manufacturers Association (IFCOMA) and Indian Finished Leather manufacturers Association (IFLMEA).

This year, as many as 263 leading companies from India and abroad are participating in the fair. These include over 160 Indian companies and 103 overseas from Brazil, China, Iran and Taiwan. Chinas group participation is represented by Wenzhou Donnor Exhibition Group, G&F Co. and Splendour Exhibition Group.

IIFF features a wide range of products in Hall 14 & 18 at Pragati Maidan. These includes: footwear, raw material, finished leather- shoe components, uppers, soles, heels, counters, lasts, synthetic material, footwear machinery and equipment, process technology, software, chemicals and publications.

Visitor profile includes overseas business delegations, manufacturers & importers, buying houses, suppliers, consultants, retailers, equipment, chemical & machinery suppliers, representatives from marketing & direct selling companies and institutions.

The present demand in India is 2.3 billion pairs a year and it is estimated India will need 5 billion pairs of shoes in 2020. Apart from unveiling the export potential of India in footwear and leather industry, the event aims to project India as an ideal investment destination. The fair reflects advances in technology, design and information sciences which enable modernisation of manufacturing units, eco- friendly and optimum use of resources.

Entry is through registration at Gate 7, 8 and 10 (towards metro station). wishes the very best.

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