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Chennai : Traders’ body the Attire and Handloom Exporters’ Association symbolizing all around four hundred micro, little and medium enterprises in the state on Sunday stated the ongoing lockdown has prompted a cascading influence on the deliveries of products dedicated until September. The Association’s honorary secretary Nishanth Jain stated the workforce was mostly influenced because of to the twelve-working day lockdown imposed in Chennai and neighbouring districts.

He requested the state govt not to more prolong the lockdown which finishes on June 30 as traders have been not able to provide their customers.

The clothing and handloom export providers make use of about one.50 lakh workers with ninety for every cent of them comprising ladies.

Because of to the ongoing lockdown they do not have any other source of livelihood, he stated in a assertion shared with P T I.

He famous the field was previously going through big losses because of to order cancellations by providers subsequent the lockdown from March until May.

The products that have been created by the providers have to be exported amongst June and September and if the providers did not make right deliveries to the abroad customers on time, the providers may perhaps tend to cancel the orders, he stated.

Expressing concern that the abroad customers may perhaps change to providers operating in China, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, he stated, “after the customers shift out to other nations, it will be incredibly challenging to deliver them back…”

The ongoing twelve-working day lockdown would have a “cascading influence” on the deliveries of products that have been previously dedicated for July, August and September, he stated.

With the state capital recording large selection of COVID-19 instances between districts, the govt experienced announced lockdown considering the fact that June 19 in Chennai, Madurai, sections of Chengalpet, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts until June 30 without having relaxations that have been readily available earlier.