Kerala B2B Meet: SMEs receive business enquiries worth Rs 300 Cr


Kochi, Feb 6: Small scale manufacturers at the Kerala Business-to-Business 2016 received enquiries worth Rs 300 crore as the three-day meet concluded on Saturday.

The meet, organized by the Department of Industries & Commerce at CIAL Trade Fair & Exhibition Centre for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs), witnessed a total of 7,200 business interactions during the three days. As many as 469 buyers, including 77 delegates from 28 countries, participated in the meet. Also 75 business visitors spot registered and participated.

The meet generated over 3,530 business enquiries in three days. As many as 253 enquiries received by SMEs at the Meet are at the final stages of confirmation.

A total of 200 SMEs from across Kerala participated in the meet. Food processing sector, which had the largest representation at the meet, received the most number of enquiries at the event. The highest number of international delegates was from Sri Lanka.

K-BIP is the nodal agency for the event, which is organised in association with the Directorate of Industries & Commerce, Directorate of Handlooms & Textiles, Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC), Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Kinfra) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

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