Kathmandu, February 18
Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) announced today that it is organising ‘Nepal
International Trade Fair-2016’ from March 17 to 21.
In this context, the largest private sector umbrella organisation has urged the foreign firms interested to participate in the fair to book the stall.
There will be around 300 stalls showcasing international as well as local products. FNCCI is expecting exhibitors from India, China, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Thailand, Bhutan, Taiwan, among other countries, to participate in the fair.
Exhibitors from neighbouring India and China will have a grand presence —reportedly 70 stalls of Indian exhibitors and 90 stalls of Chinese participants.
“We have requested China Exhibition and Forum Pvt Ltd and Indian Chambers of Commerce to coordinate with the exhibitors of their respective countries,” according to the FNCCI statement issued today. FNCCI has also invited
chambers of Japan, Korea, and Thailand, among others, to the trade fair.
Handicraft products, agricultural equipment, gadgets, construction materials, leather products, furniture, fashion wears, home décor, among other products will be showcased in the fair.
There will be separate stalls for tourism and education as well, where exhibitors will sell travel packages of their respective countries and lure student to the universities of the respective countries through various schemes, as per the FNCCI statement.
Nepali exhibitors will also showcase priority export products listed under Nepal Trade Integration Strategy (NTIS). The trade fair also aims to establish relations between buyers and exporters of the NTIS products.
Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal and Nepal Herbs and Herbal Producers’ Association are the co-hosts of the trade fair hosted by FNCCI and supported by the Ministry of Commerce and Trade and Export Promotion Centre.
A version of this article appears in print on February 19, 2016 of The Himalayan Times.