The 46th India International Knit Fair was recently organised in Tamil Nadu’s Tirupur by the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) and India Knit Fair Association (IKFA) in the backdrop of the ongoing US-China tradewar, according to IKFA Chairman A Sakthivel. Exhibitors from Tamil Nadu, Delhi region, Maharashtra, Telangana and Punjab participated in the fair. The three-day fair, which concluded on May 17, had 36 stalls put up by exporters. Exports of knitwear products from Tirupur is likely to cross Rs. 30,000 cr during this fiscal from Rs. 26,300 cr in 2018-19, Shaktivel had said early this month. Exports during April 2019 crossed Rs. 4,400 cr, which is a very encouraging sign, he had said. Moreover, India has the strength in raw materials, like cotton and man-made fibres, he pointed out.