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Trade Fair: Vastra Textile and Apparel Fair 2017



Dear Visitor!


Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation Ltd. (RIICO), a Government of Rajasthan undertaking, with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), is organizing the 6th annual edition of International Textile and Apparel Fair “VASTRA- An International Textile & Apparel Fair 2017” (VASTRA-2017) from 21st to 24th September, 2017 at Jaipur (Rajasthan).

Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India is supporting the event. A brochure of the fair is attached for your kind perusal: Brochure. More details of the fair are also available at

The Indian Textile industry contributes to 10% of manufacturing production and 2% of India’s GDP. It employs over 45 million people directly and about 60 million people indirectly. Indian textile industry is the second largest manufacturer and exporter in the world, and the share of textile and apparel (including Handicrafts) in India’s total exports stands at a significant 15%. 

VASTRA, promoting exports of textile products from India, is a comprehensive trade fair and conference on Textiles and Apparel, and aims at showcasing India’s expertise in textiles. The products on display range from Fibre to Fashion – covering the entire textile value addition chain. VASTRA, primarily a B2B trade fair where foreign buyers and Indian Buying Houses participate, has emerged as an important trade fair in the calendar of international event on Textiles and Apparel in India.

In the last edition VASTRA-2016 held in October, 2016, 179 exhibitors and 85 foreign buyers participated.

The VASTRA 2017 event targets buyers of all types of textile products (such as Fibre, all kind of Fabrics, all types of Readymade Garments – Men’s/Women’s/Child, Home Textiles, Home Furnishings, Made ups, Textiles & Fashion Accessories, Textile Handicrafts, Technical Textiles, etc.) are invited.

We are happy to also announce the Hosted Buyer Scheme: Selected foreign buyers will be offered hospitalities like complimentary air tickets, hotel stay, etc. It may be mentioned that the level of hosting / hospitality would vary from buyer to buyer, depending upon their business profile and other details.

Interested importers / associations may contact Mr. B. K. Nayak, Dy. Director, FICCI (Mail ID Mob. No. +91 9945790735) for further action for their participation at VASTRA-2017.