The Plastics Export Promotion Council (popularly known as PLEXCONCIL) sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Department of Commerce, Government of India, represents the exporting community in the Indian Plastics industry.
The export promotion strategies evolved since
1955, the year when PLEXCONCIL was born, have fetched rich dividends,
which is exhibited in the form of high export growth rates. From a
meagre export turnover of 16.5 million US Dollars worth of exports in
1955-56, the exports from the Indian plastic industry has reached over
7.7 billion US Dollars in 2015-2016 and has targetted to
reach 10 billion US Dollars by 2016-2017.
represent the dedicated efforts of the about 2300-strong PLEXCONCIL
members who are always in the process of creating a niche for themselves
in the world markets by virtue of their determination to achieve
technological excellence, a sense of commitment to satisfy their
customerís requirements and their inherent entrepreneurial qualities.
The PLEXCONCIL on its part is committed to support the efforts of its
members to achieve export excellence and service the overseas buyers to
find appropriate trade partners in the Indian plastic industry.
its pursuit to achieve export excellence, various export promotional
activities are undertaken by PLEXCONCIL. These include participation in
international trade fairs; sponsoring delegations to target markets;
inviting business delegations from the overseas to India; organising
buyer-seller meets both in India and the overseas etc. and servicing the
needs of its members.
Products from the Indian plastic industry
are exported to over 150 countries round the globe with the major
trading partners being the European Union, USA, China, UAE, Saudi
Arabia, Turkey, Nigeria, Indonesia, Egypt etc