Karachi to host 19th Textile Asia trade fair from March 27

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KARACHI: Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) and Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan are jointly organising a three-day international textile, garments machinery and clothing trade fair named, 19th Textile Asia 2018, from March 27 to 29 at the Karachi Expo Centre.

PRGMEA Chairman Shaikh Mohammad Shafiq said that, “The trade fair is expected to host more than 2,000 foreign delegates as well as 65,000 visitors from the trade and corporate sector. The focus of this trade fair is value addition in the textile industry to increase the export of Pakistan’s value-added textile and garment products.”

“Textile Asia is the only UFI (Paris) approved textile trade fair in South Asia, which showcases immense buying and selling potential of 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 and complement their efforts for high quality, value added products and assist them to further develop their business in the export markets,” he added.

The three-day trade fair has been termed as South Asia’s biggest B2B textile, garment, embroidery, digital printing machinery and chemical and allied services fair. More than 1,000 international brands will display their products in over 800 booths and over 2,000 foreign delegates from 27 countries mainly from Austria, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Japan, Turkey, UK and USA will grace the event.

Li Yang from Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province, China will be visiting Textile Asia as a guest of honour. She is promoting Zhejiang Export Fair in Textile Asia for business, investment and joint venture opportunities.