The international participation of countries makes our trade fair truly international! Till now a whopping 20 countries have participated in the mega trade fair since its inception. Every year, we witness an increase in the number of stalls and unique products by these countries. International products are a huge attraction for the visitors as well as for the buyers, sellers and investors of the Indian market. This provides great B2C & B2B opportunities. So, here are a few of the international products that visitors can buy at IIMTF!
1. Afghanistan- Carpets, Dry Fruits and Onyx Marbles
Afghanistan has been one of the major participants at IIMTF. The majestic Afghanistan carpets catch the eye of every visitor at the exhibition. In addition to this, the statues and vases of onyx marble will completely change the interior of your house making it look like a palace! Not to forget the authentic Afghanistan dry fruits like dates, almonds, apricots, figs, walnuts, saffron and raisins.
2. Bangladesh- Jamdani Sarees, Dhakai Muslin, Kantha Stitch and Melamine Products
For all the ladies, we have the traditional Dhakai jamdani saree and kantha stitch saree from our eastern neighbors. These are considered to be one of the finest varieties of muslin and the most artistic textile of Bangladeshi weavers. Along with sarees, there are melamine products from Bangladesh like plates, cups, spoons and trays which would be a great addition to your kitchen set!
3. Turkey- Crystal Decorative Lamp Shades
The Turkish crystal lamps are simply timeless and too beautiful to describe! These lamps are hand-made and characterized by detailed work on the small crystals forming mosaics. Each Turkish lamp has a different mosaic design on the lampshade and a different color combination. An addition of one of these elegant lampshades will completely change the ambiance of your house!
4. Thailand- Artificial Flowers, Chocolates, Cosmetics and Costume Jewelry
From the Land of Smiles, we have an exquisite collection of artificial flowers for home & decor. For the ones with a sweet tooth, get ready for the tasty chocolates treats that will leave you wanting more! For the ladies, our exhibitors have an exotic collection of cosmetics and costume jewelry. No wonder Thailand is known as the Land of Smiles.
5. Iran- Jewelry, Saffron, Chocolates, Biscuits, Sweets, Honey, Termeh Bedsheets, Cushion Covers and Carpets
The Iranian exhibitors bring a variety of products to IIMTF. They have a lustrous collection of jewelry from rings to necklaces. They also have different bedsheets, cushion covers and carpets made of Termeh – a luxurious Persian handwoven fabric. The visitors can feast their eyes on the Iranian saffron considered to be one of the best saffron in the world! For the ones with sweet cravings, make sure to buy the Iranian honey, sweets and chocolates before they go out of stock.
6. Lebanon- Handmade Jewelry
The intricate collection of Lebanese handmade jewelry is made of brass, copper and stone. This includes a variety of bracelets, rings, necklaces, pendants and earrings. The specialty of this jewelry is that it doesn’t change color or tarnish.
7. Tunisia- Olive Wood Handicrafts, Ceramic Products and Handbags
The Tunisian wooden handicrafts are handmade and made of olive wood. These unique wooden handicrafts come in different sizes and shapes. These items can be anything ranging from spoons and spatulas to large chess pieces or dice. The Tunisian exhibitors also bring ceramic products like cups, plates, and trays with indigenous carvings. Along with these, they also have leather bags.
8. Ghana- Tribal Handicrafts
Ghana is known for its rich tribal heritage and culture. There are over 100 ethnic groups living in Ghana. Different rituals, artifacts and other articles are an integral part of the Ghanian culture. Our exhibitors from Ghana give us a wonderful opportunity to celebrate their legacy by bringing masks, statues, ornaments, bags, toys and other artifacts.
9. Egypt- Antiques, Portraits, Artifacts and Wall Hangings
Well, we all have grown up watching movies and listening to stories of mummies, pyramids and sphinx and all of us have imagined seeing them in real life! It may not be possible to go to Egypt but we can bring Egypt to IIMTF! Our Egyptian exhibitors offer visitors a tiny glimpse of their ancient culture by bringing different antiques, portraits, artifacts, wall hangings and replicas.
10. Myanmar- Gemstones and Jewelry
Myanmar is renowned across the world for its gemstones and jewelry. The gemstones include rubies, sapphire, jadeite, maw sit sit and many more. 90% of the world’s rubies come from Myanmar! So, waste no time and grab yourself one of these precious gemstones and jewelry.
11. Nepal- Pashmina, Antiques and Rudraksha
Apart from high mountain peaks, our neighbor from the north is also known for its pashmina. The Nepalese pashmina is used for shawls, stoles and scarves. Nepal’s civilization goes back thousands of years, encompassing a lot of statues, masks and other antiques. Apart from clothing and antiques, the visitors can also buy rudraksha.
12. Malaysia- Water Fountains
The Malaysian water fountains are a perfect choice for home & decor. These water fountains come in different sizes and shapes. The water fountains create a positive and serene environment, changing the overall ambiance of your house. The water fountains are available in a variety of shapes of idols or abstract art. This gives visitors a plethora of options to choose from.
13. Sri Lanka- Gems, Artificial Flowers and Wooden Handicrafts
Sri Lanka is known for its precious sapphires and rubies around the world. Our Sri Lankan exhibitors bring along an exotic collection of gems like rubies, sapphires, turquoises, jaspers and so many more. Moving on to interior, the visitors can decorate their houses with wonderful artificial flowers. Our exhibitors also offer a wide range of wooden cups, saucers and teapots with detailed engravings on them!
14. Dubai- Perfumes and Attars
They say that scents and fragrances make lasting first impressions! Well, there’s no better place to get the most exquisite collection of perfumes & attars than Dubai! Our exhibitors from The City Of Gold offer an exotic variety of the best fragrances you will ever wear!
15. Bhutan- Honey, Herbal Tea, Socks and Incense
For all health-conscious people, Bhutanese honey which is known to be of premium quality and Bhutanese herbal tea can be an apt choice as they are loaded with health benefits! The visitors can also shop for the incense which has been a deeply rooted part of the Bhutanese culture. The Bhutanese have been using it for devotion and purification for ages! For all fashion lovers, the exhibitors also have a variety of designer socks.
16. Vietnam- Handicrafts
The Vietnamese handicrafts are apposite for home and decor! The paintings & portraits, toys, antiques and handicrafts will transform the look of your house! All the handicrafts have depictions and engravings that carry the theme of the culture and tradition of Vietnam.
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