La Paz, Bolivia – La Razon reports about the exports of Enatex with brand new line positioned with name “Bolivian”.
The state-owned National Textile Strategy (Enatex) exported garments with brand new Bolivian. This line will be launched this week with another for the domestic market. “We will launch an intermediate line of clothing for domestic and foreign brand will be one that will be positioned as a product Bolivian” reported the Minister of Production, Teresa Morales at the news program The village is emitted state media.
Morales recalled that the textile America Textil SA (Ametex) produced garments quality cotton fabric for foreign brands like Polo Men and Woman Polo, Nautica Jeans, Lee, Bintang Richards, among others.
He recalled that a garment produced by Ametex for those brands sold in over U.S. $ 120 in U.S. and European markets. “That same turtleneck sell it under their own brand at a lower price, but that covers the cost of production,” said Bolivian authority.
In this context, he said that it is intended “Bolivian position a brand in foreign markets to gain more (for the country) and that profits are not left with the big brands.”
Last year, exports of manufactured goods to Venezuela reached $ U.S. 49.2 million, up 110% compared to 2011, when it earned $ U.S. 23.4 million. In the first quarter of 2013 sales totaled U.S. $ 3.3 million, according to the National Statistics Institute (INE).
She added that Cuba has opened the market for Bolivian exports in the framework of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA). He explained that the island receives at least 3 million tourists each year, who buy the T-shirts to promote the image of Cuba and Enatex can attend a Bolivian brand.
On May 2, Enatex general manager, Alejandro Zarate, announced that export a clothing line to Cuba and that they are distributed in 1,000 stores in various cities of this isla.Mercado. On April 29 this State presented the basic line of underwear and T-shirts (Bs 20) marketed at affordable prices in stores Enatex (formerly Batt). Morales said the low prices of this line and clarified that cover production costs. He said that the clothes of the first batch sold out and is now preparing a second and third for sale in the country.
By offering these products changed Enatex vision, which allocated its production to foreign markets and not internal Morales.En emphasized that road, this week will launch a clothing line buffer for the domestic market.The price of these products will be greater than those of the baseline because they offer other designs. He added that the national clothing for sale at low prices is sucked combat smuggling. “We’re trying to make with the domestic sovereignty”. He explained that there are 1,750 workers who are in planillas.Oferta variadaingresosLa Minister of Production, Teresa Morales said that open Enatex selling cotton yarn and fabric external market for small industrial state that have more income.
The company will offer grand national fabric Venezuela
With the creation of the company Grannacional Textile, Bolivia will sell short-term and cotton thread to Venezuela. The Government claims that the medium term duplicate volumes.
The Minister of Productive Development and Plural Economy, Teresa Morales stated that Venezuela has “a special interest” in acquiring yarn, fabric and cotton that produces the National Strategic Textiles (Enatex).
He said that in the case of the mill was raised that initially exported to that country Bolivia whole thread which can produce and that in the medium term will be expanded to double that capacity.
To do this, said to be installed in the city of El Alto factory twin Spinning plant Laja SA (Hilasa) to sell cotton yarn to Venezuela.
“In Venezuela’s clothing, but there are two products. It is an economy that has not yet succeeded in developing this industry and Bolivia have export quality yarn, “he said.
On May 26, the governments of Bolivia and Venezuela signed an agreement to form the Council of Ministers of the Company and the Company Grand National Grand National Textile Food Production (EGPA).
Bolivia enlists the sale of toilet paper
The Government reported yesterday that Bolivia exported in the coming days Venezuela toilet paper. The Executive said the decision was assumed after making negotiations with that country.
This was announced by the Minister of Productive Development and Plural Economy, Teresa Morales, who did not specify the amount of the product to be sold because it still agrees with that country.
On May 14, the Venezuelan government announced that import 50 million rolls of toilet paper in order to supply the local market and bring down an alleged “media campaign” that promotes an excessive demand for the product. The Bolivian minister said Venezuela will buy the product the country through public enterprise CA Venezuelan Industrial Supplies (Suvinca).
On 28 May, the Bolivian Foreign Trade Institute (IBCE) reported that between 2000 and 2012 imports of toilet paper in Bolivia rose by 367%, which means the value passing U.S. $ 2 billion in 2000 to $ U.S. 8 million last year. The country bought 80% of the product of Peru (80%) and to a lesser extent, Chile, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina.
Given the increasing demand nationwide product, the Kimberly-Clark invested Bolivia indicated that a figure of over U.S. $ 8 million in the last three years to expand and improve the capacity of its factory in Santa Cruz in order to increase paper production.
On April 16, Deputy Minister of Industrial Production for Medium and Large Scale, Camilo Morales, said that will be sold to the Venezuelan market personal care products such as shampoo and soap, and cleaning items such as dishwashers and different types of detergents.
The minister also said to be exported 60,000 tonnes (t) of the sugar surplus to that country, they could not sell the mills by the restriction that exists. To this figure is added the first sale abroad as 8,000 t State Milk Powder Milk Plant Industrializadora (PIL Andina).
Source: La Razon