Cow Dung Lamps Will Make a Better Diwali for India Than Chinese Trash
India has decided to replace all Chinese products with made-in-India products. For this it has not only accelerated its manufacturing development to produce more modern goods, but also has started looking towards its traditional methods which in harmony with nature and environment. Not only the Government but even the people are pushing for the use of these eco friendly products, which represents the culture and tradition of its people.
With only one week or so remaining for Diwali, the Indian market has reportedly witnessed an obvious huge drop in demand for Chinese lamps and decorative items.
With the China-India relationship at the lowest ebb this year, the boycott of Diwali-related products from China is very severe than ever among all Indian communities.
Such an outcome means economic losses for Chinese businesses, also at the same time it will also help the rural people making traditional things upgrade the quality of their life by Improved earnings.
According to Indian media reports, traders in Jaipur agreed not to sell Chinese lights or decorative items this Diwali season, and Indian consumers have become willing to pay more money on Indian-made products in preparation for the upcoming festival.
Some Indian media outlets even claimed that the boycott of Chinese products would inflict huge business losses that could reach as much as 400 billion rupees ($5.38 billion) on Chinese exporters this Diwali season.
Since the Wuhan epidemic outbreak and the border clash between China and India, most Chinese companies that used to sell small commodities to India have been shifted out and they are trying to focus on other neighboring countries so as to avoid business risks from India but not with much luck.
Those who have still maintained their Indian business have chosen to adopt risk-aversion measures by demanding full advance payments due to concerns over India’s trade policy or tariffs,
All these factors will inevitably lead to a decrease in Chinese products on the market for this year’s Diwali, and its impact will be felt among Chinese manufacturers eventually.
Indians willing to buy Indian-made products even at a higher price to show their support to their country’s manufacturing sector, while others who cannot afford too much on the festival will certainly go for eco friendly goods which are expected to have a much lower price than even shoddy Chinese goods.. An organization has already announced to produce 330 million earthen lamps made from cow dung for the Diwali festival to counter Chinese lights. The consumer experience of the eco friendly traditional diyas is already encouraging even in the urban areas.
There has been a backlash against Chinese goods in India. A heavy blow to bilateral trade will also bring a huge impact on industrial chains and downstream consumer markets. Chinese exporters will certainly suffer.