No. CEPC/SEC/QICE (China)/2016/ Dated: 31-03-2017
All Member of CEPC
Subject:- The 2017 China (Qinghai) International Carpet Exhibition in Xining (China) from 2nd to 6th June, 2017.
The Carpet Export Promotion Council invites application from registered member-exporters for participation in the 2017 China (Qinghai) International Carpet Exhibition at Xining (China) from 2nd to 6th June, 2017. We are proceeding in anticipation of the Govt. approval and receipt of financial assistance from the Ministry of Textiles, O/o. the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) as the MDA Scheme of the Ministry of Commerce has been discontinued. This is the largest retail Carpet & Floor coverings fair in Xining, China organized by the China Tibetan Carpet Association (CTCA). This Show provides an opportunity to the Indian Carpets Exporters to showcase their wide range of products before the potential buyers. The Organizers have informed that exhibitors from seven major handmade carpet producing countries, such as India, Iran, Pakistan, Nepal & Afghanistan, Turkey & Turkmenistan will show case their products and buyers from more than 30 countries and regions including European countries, United States, Japan, Russia, Canada, Indonesia, Brazil etc. will be visiting this fair. It is expected that participation of Indian carpet exporters may fetch encouraging results.
This Council have fixed lump-sum tentatively subsidized facilitation charges of Rs.30,000/- per participant for 4x4m = 16 sq.m. built up booth. Interested member-exporters can send enclosed application form duly filled in and signed alongwith D/D for Rs.30,000/- towards facilitation charges latest by 10th April 2017.
The China Tibetan Carpet Association (CTCA) have informed that they will provide the following facilities to the participants :
1) Accommodation : Exhibitors would be offered standard, double-occupancy room in a four-star hotel for 6 nights from June 1st to 6th, 2017. Accommodation will be arranged on a voluntary basis, and each room is to be shared by 2 persons of the same gender.
2) Shuttle Service : From June 2nd to 6th, 2017 the organizing committee will provide free shuttle service from the exhibition center to the hotel. Please note that the exhibitors who miss the shuttle need to arrange their own transportation as the organizing committee will not be able to arrange extra pick-up service.
3) Freight Transportation : For the exhibits imported from overseas, the organizing committee will cover the part of freight and other related transportation charges incurred within the territory of China. Please note that this condition only apply to the imported exhibits which the agent of CTCA picked up from the named port i.e. Beijing Airport. Goods that are already in China will not be eligible for this privilege.
4) Volunteer Service : The organizing committee of CTCA offers volunteer service in each booth at the rate of 150 RMB per day per volunteer. And the service will last from around the opening time in the morning till the closing time in the afternoon with 1 hour’s lunch break in between, overtime service will be charged at the rate of 20 RMB per hour per volunteer.
Exhibitors who need to hire volunteers in their booth should place their requirement to CEPC or CTCA well in advance. The organizing committee of CTCA will recruit and assign volunteers as per requirement of the exhibitor.
Request for withdrawal and refund of facilitation charges will not be considered after participation of a member is confirmed by this Council.
We would also like to inform that the Council reserves the right to accept/reject any of the application and the decision of the Council in this regard will be final and binding upon all members of the Council.
Shiv Kumar Gupta