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    Southeast Asia Study Tour


    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 4/1999 

    ITC organized a two-week study tour to the Philippines, Thailand and Singapore for a group of key Indian government officials, experts and exporters.

    India's exports of wooden artisanal products are estimated at US$ 68 million, accounting for 4% of total craft exports.

    The knowledge gained and contacts established during the trip will help bring about positive changes in the wood handicrafts sector in India. 

    R.K. Mathur, Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), India 

    The tour has been an eye-opener for me and all the team members. 

    T. Thomas Mohan, General Manager for Marketing, Handicrafts Development Corporation of Kerala Ltd., India 

    The tour gave opportunities to interact with various government agencies, chambers of commerce, exporters' associations and individual manufacturers and exporters... 

    A. K. Binjoo, Deputy General Manager (Handicrafts), The Rajasthan Small Industries Corporation Ltd., India 

    For more information, contact Maria-Mercedes Sala, ITC Market Development Officer, at sala@intracen.org