CMAI Capsule for August 2018

REMINDER FOR RENEWAL OF MEMBERSHIP WITH THE ASSOCIATION
The Association has sent a Reminder – 1 dated 24th July 2018 to those Members who have not yet Renewed their Subscription for the Financial Year 2018-19. Please note that the Association has decided to INCREASE the Membership Fees with effect from 1st October 2018. Hence, the Proforma Invoice dated 1st April 2018 will be Valid only up to 30th September 2018. Members who have not sent their Renewal and would like to avail of the Old Membership Subscription Fees are requested to send the Cheque immediately.

THE MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION FEE, VALID UP TO 30TH SEPTEMBER 2018, ARE AS BELOW:

SR. NO

CATEGORY

SUBSCRIPTION FOR 1 YEAR

SUBSCRIPTION FOR 3 YEARS

SUBSCRIPTION FOR 5 YEARS

1

Primary

R3000 + 18% GST

R7500 + 18% GST

R12000 + 18% GST

2

Associate

R2500 + 18% GST

R6500 + 18% GST

R10000 + 18% GST

3

Agent/ Distributor

R2500 + 18% GST

R6500 + 18% GST

R10000 + 18% GST

CMAI SIGNS MOU WITH GUJARAT INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (GIDC)
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) and Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) was signed by Mr Rahul Mehta, President, on behalf of CMAI and Mr G H Solanki, Executive Director, on behalf of GIDC in the Presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Vijay R Rupani and Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Nitin Patel on 10th July 2018 at Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad.

Under this MOU, CMAI would disseminate Information about the Recently announced Gujarat Apparel and Garment Policy 2017 among its Members, and in particular Scheme 2A – Plug and Play Systems for Apparel Manufacturing, and sensitise them for making Investments in the State.

‘AIMS 2018’ - APPAREL INDUSTRY MARKETING SUMMIT
Mr Rahul Mehta, President, was Invited as a ‘Special Guest’ to Address the Inaugural Session at ‘AIMS 2018’ - Apparel Industry Marketing Summit, Organised by The Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) which was held on 7th July 2018 at The Park, Kolkata. The Aim of this Summit was to bring together all the Leaders, Retailers, Exporters, Manufacturers, Designers, Brand Consultants, Associations, Technology Solution Companies, Trade Bodies, Policy Makers and other Stakeholders of the Apparel Industry, to engage them, and create awareness of the Importance of Branding, its need, Significance and Challenges in the Apparel Sector.

RESEARCH ON MSME SECTOR BY IMC & BIA
The IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IMC), jointly with Bombay Industries Association (BIA), and supported by a host of Trade and Industry Associations, have decided to undertake a Research Study on the MSME Sector with a view to filling up this space with the reliable and latest database covering Manufacturing, Trading and Services. CMAI was one of the Associations Invited for an initial discussion on Friday, 29th June 2018 at 7.00 PM at The Club, Andheri (West), Mumbai.

Mr Rajesh Masand, Vice President and Mr Naveen Sainani, Member, Managing Committee attended the above Meeting which was Chaired by Mr Nayan Patel, Ex-President of IMC & BIA. At this Meeting, it was decided to collect Important Points from the Associations which would be Compiled into a Questionnaire, which will then be sent to the Associations so that the Associations could collect the relevant Information required from its Members and forward the same to IMC who will analyse the Pain Points and seek solutions on the same.

REPRESENTATION ON BAN ON SINGLE-USE PLASTIC IN MAHARASHTRA SENT TO IMC
The Association has sent a Copy of their Representation on the Ban on Single-Use Plastic in Maharashtra to IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IMC), urging to take up this Issue through a proper Forum and highlight the Practical difficulties being faced by the Apparel Industry in Maharashtra.

INDIA-SRI LANKA ECONOMIC AND TECHNOLOGY CO-OPERATION AGREEMENT (ETCA)
A Meeting was convened by Smt Aditi Raut, Trade Advisor, Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India on 27th July 2018 at Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi to discuss the Apparel Industry’s views on Sri Lanka’s request for Removal of Quantitative Limit for Duty-Free Imports of Readymade Garments from Sri Lanka to India, which will be taken up for discussion in the 10th Round of Negotiations, which is scheduled to be held between 2nd and 4th August 2018.

Mr Mohan Sadhwani, Executive Director, Mr D K Nair, Advisor and Mr J K Arora, Senior Director attended the said Meeting on behalf of the Association.

Subsequently, the Association has also submitted a Note on ‘Reciprocity of Duty Structure’ to the Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India on 1st August 2018.

REPRESENTATIONS & CIRCULARS

2nd July 2018

Cir No 67th NGF/18/2018 sent by E-mail to all Exhibitors in the 67th National Garment Fair informing them that for the smooth working at the Fair Venue, the Association has Appointed a Hall Management Agency

 

‘Fair Act’ to look after the Requirement of the Exhibitors, including giving approvals of Stall Layouts, Supervising the Stall Set Up to ensure that the Exhibitors strictly follow the Dos & Don’ts, Managing the Check-in & Check-Out and other Allied Services in the Various Halls at the 67th National Garment Fair.

6th July 2018

Letter No 67th NGF/19/18 sent by E-mail as well as by Courier informing the Exhibitors in the 67th National Garment Fair that the Association is once again Organising the Business Networking Sessions with Agents & Distributors,

E-Commerce Companies & Private Label Manufacturing Companies on 17th & 18th July 2018 respectively.

 

MEMBERS ADMITTED IN THE MANAGING COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON 6TH JULY 2018

LIFE MEMBER (WESTERN)
M/S Dstyle Studio, Ahmedabad

LIFE MEMBER (EASTERN)
M/S Garima Boutique Pvt Ltd., Kolkata

PRIMARY MEMBERS (MUMBAI)
M/S R-Wings Fashion House, Mumbai
M/S R. H. Clothing Co., Mumbai
M/S Pineapple Girls Fashion, Mumbai
M/S Bani, Mumbai
M/S Yash International, Mumbai
M/S Cee Dee Apparel, Mumbai
M/S Majestin, Mumbai
M/S Linen And Linens, Mumbai
M/S I Baby Enterprises, Mumbai
M/S Evergo Exports LLP, Mumbai
M/S Jay Om Apparels, Mumbai
M/S Jaydeep, Mumbai
M/S Oja’s Designs, Mumbai
M/S Monika Agency, Mumbai
M/S Aainaj Creation, Mumbai
M/S Siddhivinayak Creation, Mumbai
M/S S Kids, Mumbai
M/S Lucky Girl, Mumbai
M/S Tic & Two Clothing Co., Mumbai
M/S Ravechi Garments, Mumbai
M/S Shruti Apparel, Mumbai
M/S New Look Fashion, Mumbai
M/S Parita Creation, Mumbai
M/S Gelato Men’s Apparels Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
M/S Topller Lifestyle Fashions Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
M/S Priyal Clothing Co., Mumbai
M/S R-3 Fashion, Mumbai
M/S Dhvaani Apparel, Mumbai
M/S Devanshi Crafts, Mumbai
M/S A B Clothing Co., Mumbai
M/S K.M.Enterprise, Mumbai
M/S Jalaram Creation, Mumbai
M/S Dhruv Clothing Co., Mumbai
M/S Furia Fashions, Mumbai
M/S V-Tex Weaving & Mfg. Mills Ltd., Mumbai
M/S Suumaya Lifestyle Limited, Mumbai
M/S Oryx Creations Enterprises Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
M/S New Generation Clothing Company, Mumbai
M/S M. V. Garments, Mumbai
M/S R & D Creation, Mumbai
M/S Cutie, Mumbai
M/S Hari Om Creation, Mumbai
M/S Meher Print LLP, Mumbai
M/S Rudraksh Girls Wear, Mumbai
M/S Mysha Exclusive, Mumbai
M/S Parekh Clothing Co., Mumbai
M/S Style, Mumbai
M/S Babubhai Hiralal & Co., Mumbai
M/S TGF Ethnic Studio, Mumbai
M/S Aadesh Enterprises, Mumbai
M/S Sanghvi Dresses, Mumbai
M/S Shree Balaji Impex, Mumbai
M/S Deepak Product, Mumbai
M/S R & S Enterprises, Mumbai
M/S Pearl Night Wears, Mumbai
M/S Wavelength Garments, Mumbai
M/S 3 Plus Garments Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
M/S D.Badami Fashion Connection LLP, Mumbai
M/S Bon Moyar India Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
M/S Shubh Laxmi Garments, Mumbai
M/S Inter Creation, Mumbai
M/S R.B.Creation, Mumbai
M/S Swati Apparel, Mumbai
M/S ABCD Kids, Mumbai
M/S Deep Creations, Mumbai
M/S Vraaj Marketing, Mumbai
M/S Miss Choosy, Mumbai
M/S Baby Doll, Mumbai
M/S Satyam Enterprises, Mumbai
M/S Smile Apparels, Mumbai
M/S Vishal Ethnic Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
M/S Azad April, Mumbai
M/S TFS Retail Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
M/S Shisha Clothing, Mumbai
M/S Daksha Garments, Mumbai
M/S V2 Fashions LLP, Mumbai
M/S City Girl, Mumbai
M/S Jio Kids, Mumbai
M/S Shree Shakti, Mumbai
M/S Krishna Trading Co., Mumbai
M/S Parshwa Fashion, Mumbai
M/S Sum Fashion, Mumbai

PRIMARY MEMBERS (WESTERN INDIA)
M/S Al-Mizan Garments Pvt Ltd., Ahmedabad
M/S Anant Clothing Co., Ahmedabad
M/S Kumar Garments, Ahmedabad
M/S Kakadiya Fabrics, Surat
M/S Krypthm Tradelink LLP, Surat
M/S Kesariyaji Apperels, Ahmedabad
M/S Harshit Creation, Nagpur
M/S Krishna Terine Pvt Ltd., Surat
M/S Riddhi Siddhi Creation, Ahmedabad
M/S Angel Trends Pvt Ltd., Surat
M/S Vastram Clothing Company, Ahmedabad
M/S Bhagyavidhata Creation, Ahmedabad
M/S Raj Traders, Pune
M/S Kamlapure’s Govind Creation, Pune
M/S Pooja Dresses, Vadodara
M/S Elegance Garments, Pune
M/S K.P. Enterprises, Nagpur
M/S Rangmaya Fashion, Ahmedabad
M/S Varniraj Print, Ahmedabad
M/S Odhani, Surat
M/S GPCP Garments, Ahmedabad
M/S Priya Fashion, Ahmedabad
M/S Pramanik Export, Solapur
M/S United Export Consortioum, Solapur
M/S Araali, Ahmedabad
M/S Reyna Fabrics, Surat
M/S Manita Apparels, Ahmedabad

PRIMARY MEMBERS (SOUTHERN INDIA)
M/S Namo Garments & Exports, Chennai
M/S Tauruz, Bengaluru
M/S Campus Sutra Retail Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru
M/S Sre Sai Apparels, Tirupur
M/S First Rank Clothing Co., Secundrabad
M/S Mittal Clothing Co., Bengaluru
M/S IGI Exports, Bengaluru
M/S MMB Clothing, Coimbatore
M/S Nikottin Apparels, Bengaluru
M/S G.K. Garment, Tirupur
M/S Nilesh Impex India Pvt Ltd., Tirupur
M/S Aruna Clothing Company, Chennai

PRIMARY MEMBERS (NORTHERN INDIA)
M/S R.M.Fashions, Noida
M/S Sagar Fahion Arts, Jaipur
M/S Satrang Apparels, New Delhi
M/S Sarjeewan Knitwear, Ludhiana
M/S Tempus Apparels, Bhilwara
M/S C. Sons, Delhi
M/S CTC Trading Company, Delhi
M/S Simran Garments, Delhi
M/S R.K.G. Creation Pvt Ltd., Noida
M/S Mount Fashion, Indore
M/S Taneja Apparels Pvt Ltd., New Delhi
M/S B.B. Fab, Delhi
M/S Beganis, New Delhi
M/S Manish Designer Pvt Ltd., Jaipur
M/S Navratan Bandhanies, Jaipur
M/S Majisa Crafts & Arts, Jaipur
M/S Sampada, New Delhi
M/S Shubh Shree Studios, Jaipur
M/S Garvit Knitwear, Ludhiana
M/S Saranga, Delhi

PRIMARY MEMBERS (EASTERN INDIA)
M/S NRS Hosiery Pvt Ltd., Kolkata
M/S Raj Couture Pvt Ltd., Kolkata
M/S Trendsmith, Howrah
M/S Aanchal Collection Ltd., Kolkata
M/S Turning Fashions Pvt Ltd., Kolkata
M/S Vastramay, Kolkata
M/S Swadeshi Commerce Pvt Ltd., Kolkata
M/S Rajlaxmi Merchants Pvt Ltd., Kolkata
M/S Sarvsidhi Fashion Pvt Ltd., Kolkata
M/S S.M.Creation, Kolkata
M/S Sita Fashions Pvt Ltd., Kolkata

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS (MUMBAI)
M/S Vardhman Impex, Mumbai
M/S Redress, Mumbai
M/S Indo Count Retail Ventures Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
M/S Jainam Trading Corp., Mumbai
M/S Horizon Exhibits, Mumbai
M/S Rishikesh Enterprises, Mumbai
M/S Grasim Industries Ltd., Mumbai
M/S Dicitex Retail Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
M/S Anil Labels, Mumbai
M/S Yellow Box, Mumbai
M/S JMD Design Desk Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
M/S Printol Enterprise Pvt Ltd., Mumbai

ASSOCIATE MEMBER (WESTERN INDIA)
M/S Wishbook Infoservices Pvt Ltd., Surat

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS (SOUTHERN INDIA)
M/S Sha Pukhraj Mohanraj, Coimbatore
M/S Purple Dot Fabrics, Bengaluru

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS (NORTHERN INDIA)
M/S Sunrise Buttons, New Delhi M/S Gags, Delhi
M/S MEX Exhibitions Pvt Ltd., New Delhi

ORGANISATION MEMBER (MUMBAI)
M/S RKB Education, Mumbai

ORGANISATION  MEMBER  (SOUTHERN)
M/S Gloria College of Fashion Design, Puttur

AGENTS/DISTRIBUTOR MEMBERS (MUMBAI)
M/S Riya Marketing, Mumbai M/S Dhanlakshmi India, Mumbai

RETAILER MEMBER (MUMBAI)
M/S Burnt Umber Fashion Pvt Ltd., Mumbai

RETAILER MEMBER (WESTERN)
M/S Shree Emporium, Jalgaon

RETAILER  MEMBERS (NORTHERN)
M/S Surya Ethnic, Gurgaon
M/S Fashion Craftwork (OPC) Pvt Ltd., Noida
M/S Choice Collection, Alwar

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From the President's Desk

Dear Friends,

The hottest topic being discussed in the Industry undoubtedly is the falling Rupee. It is at a historical low of over R72.00 to a Dollar. Is this beneficial to the Indian Garment Industry?

The answer, most definitely for the Industry’s Exporters, is a resounding yes. It has given a breather to the beleaguered     .... Read More