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Silk still an important fabric for overseas buyers, yet silk look-alikes gain share

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Apparel Online India November, 1-15, 2015

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Rising price pressure on every stakeholder has impacted business, more so in garments made from comparatively costly fabrics like silk, in which case blends are more in demand as they are cost-effective while the feel is quite similar to silk. The recently concluded 5th India International Silk Fair (IISF) organized in Delhi by the Indian Silk Export Promotion Council (ISEPC) witnessed visitation from small but good number of buyers and fashion designers from non-traditional markets looking for silk and silk products. Though the demand of silk has almost reduced by 60 to 70 per cent in last 4 to 5 years while…

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