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The New Year brings with it a lot of optimism, mingled with some anxieties.  Optimism from expectation of higher economic growth and fewer disruptive events.  Anxieties from global uncertainties....the lingering impact of demonetization and implementation of Goods & service tax and of course what the Budget has in store for us. 

The Union Budget had some... More

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A warm new year greetings to all of you!

I look forward to this year for many new beginnings as I take on the responsibility of being the Chairman of AEPC.  I am privileged to be at the helm of affairs at this pioneering organization which has been successfully steering the apparel Industry through various services and initiatives. As one of... More

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Dear Friends,
Over the last twenty three months, every month, I have had the privilege of writing to you about AEPC to communicate with you- recognize our accomplishments, to address our challenges and to share with you our outlook and plans for the future. It seems like just a short while ago, when I composed my first Chairman’s word. More than 8,300 members participated on the journey... More

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Dear Readers,
This month, in addition to reflections on the Apparel sector and updates on GST and our initiatives, I want to take a step back and share with you some big-picture work that we’ve been trying to do with AEPC as an organisation. Like you, our members, we also always aspire to operate with as much clarity and impact as possible. To that end, we have been taking a fresh look... More

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Dear Friends,
Challenges and Opportunities are two sides of the same coin. While this year has brought along a number of opportunities for the industry, we have also had our bit of challenges.
The unfortunate and unexpected reduction in Drawback and ROSL rates has been disheartening for all of us. I assure you that we have been in regular conversation with policy leaders and are... More

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Dear Friends,

I cannot emphasize strongly enough that the goal of all the efforts of the council is to create the most conducive and friendly environment for all of us to conduct our businesses, successfully.

We are very proud of having hosted Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon , UK Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, who visited our AEPC campus in Gurugram, to... More

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Dear Friends
 
Cheers to a 56 month high of 31% growth in exports in April 2017! I wish to congratulate and thank each one of you for making this possible. The April 2017 export figures give us hope of a massive rebound after three long years of stagnation. The importance of continued Government support in the form of Refund of State Levies (ROSL... More

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Dear Friends,
What a busy summer month this has been! As most of you would be looking forward to a cool family vacation very soon, we, here at AEPC, are busy gearing up. There is plenty of excitement as preparations are well underway for Textiles India 2017, scheduled from 30/06-02/07/17 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It is already a sold out event (Actually oversold! But we are working... More

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Dear Friends,  
 
With the onset of the new financial year, now is the perfect time to set some new directions and launch fresh initiatives. 
 
The whole world is getting closer and collapsing into one- We cannot be any different and it is towards achieving this oneness that Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, our Honourable Union Minister of Textiles, Government of India, has... More

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Dear Friends, 
 
We are always proud of our achievements and successes, and we seek to continue the march of progress and growth, by putting our minds to the future. As young and ahead- of-time as our profession of fashion is, so young and fresh is our new force of the AEPC PROgens. A subcommittee of young entrepreneurs, AEPC PROgen has been launched this February to create a... More

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