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Jute suppliers and buyers meet held

CHECKING IT OUT: Jute manufacturers interacting with potential wholesale buyers during an interaction arranged by the Jute Manufacturers Development Council in Chennai on Tuesday.

CHECKING IT OUT: Jute manufacturers interacting with potential wholesale buyers during an interaction arranged by the Jute Manufacturers Development Council in Chennai on Tuesday.   | Photo Credit: — Photo: S. R. Raghunathan

Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: The Jute Manufacturers’ Development Council in coordination with Union Ministry of Textiles organised a day-long interactive session between suppliers of jute diversified products and potential buyers here on Tuesday.

Twenty-five leading manufacturers from all over the country participated in the buyer-seller meet, which resulted in business negotiations to the tune of Rs 27 lakh. Spot orders were booked for about Rs 4.13 lakh. About 200 visitors, mostly large retailers, distributors, local retail chains, export-related government and hospitality organisations, participated.

According to T. Ayyappan of the council, the purpose of the meet was to make popular jute mill products and diversified products such as jute fabrics, jute floor coverings, fancy jute bags, made-ups, jute jewellery, footwear and wall decoratives.

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