Plastics goods and products, produced by local manufacturers, are dominating the on-going Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) that began on January 9.
Stalls and pavilions showcasing diversified and beautifully decorated plastic products grabbed the attention of most of the visitors, especially the woman folk.During a visit to the fairground, this correspondent found that most of the visitors were thronging home appliances and plastic stalls and pavilions to collect their desired products.
Exhibitors have displayed their latest design and technology mixed products in their stalls to attract the visitors. Eye-catching items are being offered at up to 30 per cent discount prices along with “buy one, get one free” offers. The companies have been selling their products at cheap rates to reach their sales target.
Big brands like Bengal, RFL, Npoly, Esquire Plastics, Best Buy Plastic Mart and Tanin are taking part this year’s edition of month-long trade fair. Besides, around twenty other stalls are showcasing and selling plastic products in the fair and getting huge response from the visitors.
Talking to the sales persons of the participating brands, it was learnt that RFL Plastic is displaying more than 2,000 products in 500 categories, including that focusing baby care, kitchen products, baskets, bins, bowls, toys, containers, water bottles, racks, lunch boxes, furniture and many more.
Esquire Plastic is displaying more than 200 unique products and offering ten percent discount on all products. Tanin Bestware, a plastic furniture maker, is showcasing more than 350 items, including intensive care unit beds for hospitals and home appliances. Bengal is also showcasing more than 500 varieties products in their stall. Shahjahan Ahmed, sales executive of Esquire Plastic, said that response from the crowds during the fifteen days of fair was really outstanding.
Growing demand of plastic products among the people probe that this sector is growing fast, he added. Naina Ahmed, a housewife, said that Dhaka trade fair is unique place for plastic, kitchenware, home appliances as there are thousand varieties of products. “We can pick best one from here at reduced fair”, she said.Sharing the same view, visitors said that they now prefer to use plastic products in their house as it is more convenient in all aspects.