Home / Knowledge / News / Christian P Schindler - new Director General, ITMF
Christian P Schindler - new Director General, ITMF
30
Jan '07
Christian P Schindler is the new Director General of the Zurich based International Textile Manufacturers Federation, from January, 2007.

Schindler took over the reigns at ITMF from Dr Herwig Strolz, who steered the lead textile industry organization for past 37 years.

Appearing on Face2face, the interview section of world's leading portal Fibre2fashion, serving the apparel, textiles, fashion and retail industries, Schindler said, “It seems evident that the phase-out of the quota-regime will lead to even more regional trade agreements, especially if efforts for a successful multinational trade agreement (Doha-Round) does not look to promising these days.”

“In general the global demand for textiles will continue to rise due to a growing world population and higher income levels in many developing countries. At the same time the demand of more sophisticated textile applications will increase as well due to new technical developments and possibilities in areas such as nanotechnology,' opined Schindler.

Explaining the role of ITMF, he said, “The overall objective is to provide information and/or to have access to information that enables our members to get the best possible picture of the industry's situation and development.”

Replying on China, Schindler said, “China will also have a big impact on the developments of the textile industry in the years to come; both as a producer as well as consumer of textiles.”

On the importance of web portals, Schindler viewed: “It enables everyone involved in the textile industry to have rapid access to information and business opportunities on a global scale. In today's web-world portals like the one from Fibre2fashion represent an irreplaceable tool that cannot replace personal contacts but that can serve as an additional tool in order to adapt to the fast changing opportunities and risks.”

View complete interview of Christian P Schindler, Director General, International Textile Manufacturers Federation on Fibre2fashion.com's Face2face section appearing next week.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: BGMEA

Apparel/Garments | On 27th Feb 2017

'Brands & buyers should help Bangladeshi factory owners'

Brands and buyers should come forward to help factory owners in...

Apparel/Garments | On 27th Feb 2017

Myanmar sets up new committee to revise minimum wage

The Government of Myanmar has set up a new committee, replacing an...

Courtesy: PT Indonesia Taroko Textile

Textiles | On 27th Feb 2017

Taiwan's Lealea to buy Tarako textile plant in Indonesia

Taiwan based textile manufacturer Lealea Enterprise Company, one of...

Interviews View All

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Manfred Mentges
Sedo Treepoint GmbH

We see a higher demand in colour management systems, as customers see big...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer Prathyusha Garimella is known for blending...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
February 2017

February 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search