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21st Textile Asia 2019: A hub for business, innovations and trends.

The Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) and Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan jointly organized the 21st Textile Asia 2019 - International Textile, Garments Machinery and Clothing Trade Fair from 26th - 28th March, 2019 at Karachi Expo Centre.

Mr. Sualeh Farooqui, Secretary Trade Development Authority of Pakistan, along with Mr. Shaikh Mohammad Shafiq, Chairman Pakistan Readymade Garments and Manufacturers Association (SouthZone), Foreign Delegates, Dr. Khursheed Nizam, President of Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. and Mr. Uzair Nizam, Project Director, Textile Asia inaugurated the exhibition.

According to Mr. Sualeh Farooqui, Secretary Trade Development Authority of Pakistan, the export of Pakistani readymade garments has increased in the international market; prices of Pakistani readymade garments have also increased. He was of the view that this event would be beneficial for the local textile industry and that there would be enhancement in the country's export due to such exhibitions in Pakistan. The display of the modern machinery benefited this sector and those associated with the industry would also enhance their capacity.

PRGMEA Chairman (Central) Shaikh Mohammad Shafiq said that this trade fair is hosted more than 2,000 foreign delegates as well as 65,000 visitors from trade and corporate sector. The focus of this trade fair is value addition in textile industry to increase the export of our value-added textile and garment products.

The organizers termed this 3-day trade fair as one of the South Asia's largest B2B textile, garment, embroidery, digital printing machineries and chemical and allied services trade fairs. More than 1,000 International Brands displayed their products in over 788 Booths from 27 countries, which included Austria, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Japan, Turkey, UK and USA.

President Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan, Dr. Khursheed Nizam said that the 21st Textile Asia is the UFI (Paris) approved Textile trade fair in South Asia. Mr Uzair Nizam Project Director Textile Asia added that this trade fair showcases immense buying selling potential of the textile, garment and allied industries and is poised to introduce overseas suppliers of textile and garment materials, accessories and parts and machinery to the textile and garment industry of Pakistan.

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Publication:Pakistan Textile Journal
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:Apr 30, 2019
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