Final Report Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics 2017: Industry’s Leading Sourcing Platform Delivers Strong Business Results Once Again.
Shanghai, China – Three days of order placing, relationship building and trend-spotting concluded as another successful Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics wrapped up. Once again the global industry truly came together in Shanghai for the industry’s leading trade fair, with 4,538 exhibitors from 32 countries and regions (2016: 4,553, 29 countries and regions) presenting their latest […]Read More →
Frankfurt, Germany – The product range for furnishing and upholstery fabrics will be significantly expanded once again at Heimtextil 2018. The world’s leading trade fair for home and contract textiles has seen a strong increase in the number of high-quality suppliers of furnishing and upholstery fabrics in recent years.Read More →
Washington D.C, United States – World cotton production is projected to increase by 10% during 2017/18 reaching 25.4 million tons. Higher cotton prices during 2016/17 and better cotton price ratios to other competing crops during 2017 planting campaign resulted in expansion of cotton area by an estimated 3 million hectares to over 32 million hectares. During 2017/18 […]Read More →
Shanghai, China – The long-awaited Yarn Expo Autumn will be held again in Shanghai from 11 – 13 October, welcoming thousands of industry players who are looking for quality yarn and fibre products from China, Asia and elsewhere. As an effective and highly praised platform for reflecting the latest industry trends and attracting worldwide buyers, Yarn […]Read More →
Washington D.C., United States – Bangladesh’s economic growth remains resilient in spite of volatile export growth and shrinking remittances, according to a new World Bank report The Bangladesh Development Update September 2017.Read More →
Indorama Ventures Completes Acquisition of DuraFiber Technologies Bolstering its Position as the Leading Fiber Partner for the Automotive Industry.
Bangkok, Thailand – Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has completed the acquisition of DuraFiber Technologies México Operations, S. A. DE C. V. (Durafiber), a leading Mexican producer of durable technical textiles for industrial, tire reinforcement, and specialty applications globally.Read More →
Messe Frankfurt Acquires Source Africa and ATF Apparel, Textile & Footwear Trade Exhibition Capetown.
Frankfurt, Germany – Source Africa and ATF, two of Africa’s largest textile, apparel and footwear shows, have been acquired by Messe Frankfurt SA, a subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt, one of the world´s leading trade show organizers with operations in more than 50 countries and over 134 trade fairs worldwide.Read More →
Zürich, Switzerland – For the first time ever in Iran, Switzerland’s textile machinery manufacturers exhibited in their own pavilion at the recent Irantex show, under the umbrella of their representative body the Swiss Textile Machinery Association (Swissmem). A total of 13 Swiss companies took part, reinforcing the impact of their successful symposium in Tehran last […]Read More →
Milan, Italy – An Italian textile machinery delegation will be on hand at the upcoming African Sourcing & Fashion Week (ASFW), to be held in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) from 3 to 6 October 2017. The companies will exhibit at the Italian pavilion organized by the Italian Trade Agency.Read More →
Future of Athleisure and Sustainable Fast Fashion to be Debated at Next Month’s Intertextile Shanghai.
Shanghai, China – As the industry’s most influential event, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics not only provides the widest product sourcing platform but also a stage for the industry to debate the most pressing issues, as well as find products, technologies and solutions to address these. This edition, the panel discussions in particular cover some of […]Read More →