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CURTAIN RAISER-EXCON WELCOME TO EXCON 2017 Investments in Infrastructure is key to India’s sustained Growth and this has been the guiding principle behind all policy initiatives and interventions by the Government of India. The Planning Commission foresees India’s Infrastructure spending to be in the range of US $ 1 Trillion for the 12th plan ( 2012-17) I 22 nfrastructure investments are among the main growth drivers of the construction equipment industry. The Planning Commission of India estimates total infrastructure spending of about US$ 428 billion during the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-12) and foresee to double India’s infrastructure investments to about US$ 1 trillion for the 12th Plan (2012-17). The Government of India has granted sops, including a large number of special economic zones (SEZs), to the capital goods industry of which construction equipment is a part; especially with an impetus to increase exports. Event Fact Sheet Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), India’s Premier Industry Association is organising Excon 2017 which is scheduled to be held between 12th - 16th December 2017, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Presently in its 9th Edition, the International Construction Equipment and Technology Trade Fair is supported by the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) as Sector Partner for the event. • 40,000+ BUSINESS VISITORS • LARGEST CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT EXHIBITION IN SOUTH ASIA • 2,50,000 SQ.MTS OF EXHIBITION DISPLAY AREA • UFI APPROVED EVENT • 1000+ EXHIBITORS INCLUDING 275 FROM ABROAD • 12 COUNTRY PAVILIONS CHINA, FINLAND, GERMANY, HONGKONG, ITALY, SOUTH KOREA, SWEDEN, TAIWAN, TURKEY, UK & USA • 300+ PRODUCT LAUNCHES • INDUSTRY CONFERENCES BY CII, BAI AND ICEMA • INTERNATIONAL BUYING DELEGATES • B2B MEETINGS NETWORKING FORUMS Coinciding with the event , the following conferences will also be held. www.ghmediabusiness.com