About the organizer
Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) is an apex organization of handicraft exporters. EPCH is a non-profit organization with an object to promote, support, protect, maintain and increase the export of handicrafts.
India is one of the important suppliers of handicrafts to the world market. Major product group under EPCH are:
- House ware, Tableware, Kitchenware and Hotel wareincluding EPNS
- Decorative and Gifts (including Corporate Gifts)
- Bathroom Accessories
- Lamps, Lighting & Accessories
- Lawn, Garden Ornaments & Accessories
- Furniture, Furniture Hardware & Accessories including Cane, Bamboo,
- Natural Fiber & Eco Friendly Products (other than Jute/Cotton Bags)
- Home Furnishings & Made-up
- Carpets, Rugs & Floorings
- Fashion Jewellery, Canvas/Cotton/Jute Bags, Leather Bags, Scarves, Tie & Accessories, Handcrafted Garments including Chikankari & Zardozi
- Christmas and Festive Decoration
- Handmade Paper, Gift Wraps & Ribbons including Soft Toys
- Candles, Incense Sticks, Potpourri and Aromatics
Indian handicrafts is known for its uniqueness, design innovation and skilled craftmenship.
BUYER-SELLER MEET IN
Denmark is a member of the European Union (EU); Danish legislation and regulations conform to EU standards on almost all issues. Danish enjoy a high standard of living and economy is characterized by extensive government welfare measures and an equitable distribution of income. The Danish economy is fundamentally strong, economic growth rates have averaged close to 3% and public finances have been in surplus.
The export of Indian handicrafts to Denmark stands at Rs 186.48 Crores (US$ 28.94 Million) in 2017-18 as compared to Rs.177.63 Crores (US$ 26.50 Million) in 2016-17. With comparison to previous year the exports of handicrafts to Denmark shows an increase of 4.98% in Rupees term and 9.19% in dollar terms. During the period major items exported to Denmark are Artmetalwares (24.61 Crores), Woodwares (32.64 Crores), Handprinted Textiles (15.83 Crores), Embroidered &Crochetted Goods (54.49), Shawls as Artwares (0.13 Crores), Imitation Jewellery (8.77 Crores), Attars and Aggarbatties (0.11 Crores) along with Miscellaneous handicrafts items (50.20 Crores) which amounts Rs 186.48 Crores as total of handicrafts items exported to Denmark.
BUYER-SELLER MEET IN
Sweden’s high-performing economy has built its success on openness to global trade and investment. Reforms over the past two decades reduced the role of government and introduced market mechanisms that set the foundations for today’s competitive economy. Sweden is ranked 12th out of 43 countries in the Europe region, and its overall score is above the world and regional averages.
The export of Indian handicrafts to Sweden stands at US$ 29.03 Million (Rs 187.08 Crores) in 2017-18 which is 0.81% of India’s total handicrafts export. However the exports of handicrafts to Sweden show an increase of USD 1.03 Million from US $ 29.03 to 28.00 Million.
During the period; major items exported to Sweden are Artmetalwares ($ 6.43 Million), Woodwares ($ 2.83 Million), Handprinted Textiles ($ 2.37 Million), Embroidered &Crochetted Goods ($ 7.03 Million), Imitation Jewellery ($ 1.06 Million), Attars and Aggarbatties ($ 0.07 Million) along with Miscellaneous handicrafts items ($ 9.24 Million) which amounts Rs 187.08 Crores as total of handicrafts items exported to Sweden.