SME Times News Bureau | 05 Mar, 2019
India sees more exports of engineering goods in FY19 than in the previous year.
official of EEPC India said Tuesday that export of engineering goods in FY19
could cross the FY18 levels.
India exported $76.2 billion engineering goods in 2017-18, said Mahesh K.
Desai, Senior Vice-Chairman, EEPC India.
He was briefing reporters about the eighth edition of the International
Engineering Sourcing Show (IESS), to be organised by EEPC India, from March
14-16. Leading global and domestic engineering companies are likely to take
part in the event.
Desai said IESS is the largest engineering sourcing show in India. While
Malaysia is the partner country, Flanders in Belgium is the focus region, for this
"As both Malaysia and India are moving towards a technology-driven
automotive industry, equipped with shared mobility, connectivity,
electrification and autonomous driving, this is an appropriate time for the
Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) to play a leading role
in a global forum like the IESS," EEPC India said.
C.H. Nadiger, Regional Director, Southern Region, EEPC India, said that all the
exhibition space has been sold out and 400 domestic and overseas exhibitors
will showcase their products at the event.
While the main theme of the event is smart engineering, sub-themes are
subcontracting, industrial and electrical machinery, future factory, and
innovation and technology.
Malaysian carmakers Perodua and Proton will also exhibit their models at the
event. Perodua will also explore manufacturing opportunities here, said Sooraj
Dhawan, Consultant, IESS.
He said the company will also bring a delegation of its suppliers to the show.