Handicraft exports may turn positive in 2 months
NEW DELHI: With fresh enquiries beginning to pour in from the US and EU, Indian handicraft exports, one of the worst sufferers of the economic meltdown, is likely to enter the positive terrain in the next two months, giving hope to artisans who had lost their jobs. After contracting by an alarming 48% in 2008-09, exports of handmade items have shown an improvement in the first month of this fiscal.