‘Himachal Pradesh does good business in trade fair’

November 28th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS  

Shimla, Nov 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh-based companies have done good business during the India International Trade Fair (IITF) held in New Delhi Nov 14-27, an official said here Saturday.
“During the IITF, Himachal Pradesh-based companies received orders worth Rs.5 crore from dealers,” R.R. Patyal, director of the Himachal Pavilion, said in a statement.

As many as 15 leading companies including Spice Digital, Sonalika Group, Skyline and Marksons displayed their products during the IITF.

He said that 1.5 million people visited the Himachal Pavilion during the fare and the sale of products worth Rs.25 lakh was reported.

“Products like shawls, herbal medicines, handicrafts and juices and tourism packages were much in demand,” Patyal said.

The IITF concluded Friday drawing a mammoth 150,000 visitors on the last day.

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