UP Trade Show Concludes with 75,000+ B2B Export Orders and Over 3 Lakh Visitors
Economic Opportunities Soar as Uttar Pradesh Shines on the Global Stage
Noida recently hosted the UP International Trade Show at the India Expo Center and Mart, running from September 21 to 25. The event concluded on Monday, drawing an impressive crowd of over three lakh visitors during its five-day duration. Notably, attendees displayed a keen interest in products hailing from Uttar Pradesh, with handicrafts, clothing, and electronics garnering significant attention. Equally noteworthy, exhibitors secured more than 75 thousand export orders.
The trade show featured a bustling marketplace, boasting over 200 stalls. It also spotlighted the entrepreneurial spirit of Uttar Pradesh, with around 300 women entrepreneurs from various districts participating. Women who had established their small businesses under the Uttar Pradesh Rural Livelihood Mission of the state government had a platform to showcase their talents. Furthermore, 500 foreign buyers from 60 different countries, who had registered online, actively engaged in the trade show.
Foreign Buyers from Uzbekistan and Vietnam at FIEO Stall during the @UPIntrTradeShow at @IndiaExpoCentre, Greater Noida, UP from Sep 21-25, 2023. Foreign Buyers also interacted with India Exhibitors at the show. @VNinINDIA @Uzbek_Embassy @myogiadityanath @NandiGuptaBJP @UPGovt pic.twitter.com/BDXuGulIYR
— FIEO (@FieoHq) September 23, 2023
Distinguished guests graced the event’s final day, including Narayan Rane, Union Minister of MSME, Government of India, Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, Union Minister of State, MSME Ministry, Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi, Industrial Development and Export Promotion Minister of the Uttar Pradesh Government, and Rakesh Sachan, Cabinet Minister of MSME and Khadi Textiles.
Expressing his sentiments, Narayan Rane, Union Minister of MSME Ministry, Government of India, expressed his delight at witnessing the positive atmosphere in Uttar Pradesh. He commended Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi for the tremendous success of this trade show, hailing it as the top trade show to date. Rane emphasized that the state’s ongoing development across various sectors positions Uttar Pradesh on a trajectory to become the nation’s leading state. He further emphasized the collective goal of propelling India to the world’s third-largest economy by 2030, with Uttar Pradesh playing a pivotal role. Rane also noted the significant shift in employment opportunities, with residents no longer needing to seek jobs in other states due to the burgeoning industry and favorable business environment within Uttar Pradesh.
Nand Gopal Nandi, the Industrial Development and Export Promotion Minister of the Uttar Pradesh Government, echoed these sentiments, highlighting the state’s rapid progress. He referenced the UP Global Investors Summit held earlier in the year, which resulted in investment proposals exceeding Rs 36 lakh crore. Nandi emphasized that this trade show marks a significant milestone toward achieving the Chief Minister’s ambitious goal of transforming the state into a trillion-dollar economy. He also underlined the state’s advancements in infrastructure, including domestic and international airports and a robust network of expressways, which set Uttar Pradesh apart from other regions.
Rakesh Sachan, Cabinet Minister of MSME and Khadi Textiles in Uttar Pradesh, emphasized the pivotal role of the trade show in attracting investments to the state. He praised the enthusiasm witnessed at the event, stating that it has inspired the government to commit to organizing it annually.
UP MSMEs Minister Sh. Rakesh Sachan asserts that now each and every sector of Trade, Industries and Culture will get global exposure through UP International Trade Show.https://t.co/MzuLDeLRrm@myogiadityanath @mygovindia @RakeshSachan_ pic.twitter.com/VAXDT7qoNj
— Uttar Pradesh International Trade Show (@UPIntrTradeShow) September 22, 2023