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GOTS & CNTAC to co-host roundtable on organic textiles
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Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) will co-host a roundtable with the China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC) on organic textiles in China's Xinjiang province on September 19 this year. Textile manufacturers, representatives of Chinese and international brands like H&M, Puma, C&A, etc, and government officials are expected to attend the event.

GOTS and CNTAC had signed a memorandum of understanding in August 2013 to cooperate and promote China's organic textile supply chain collaboratively.

In view of the increasing demand of organic textiles in China, the 'Stakeholders Roundtable on Organic Textiles' is aimed at further improving the industrial standardisation of China's organic textiles, enhancing the market awareness and the supply chain system of organic textiles, promoting the global reach of Chinese organic textiles, and guiding corporate social responsibility and sustainability of global textile supply chain.

The roundtable will cover topics like: Harmonization of Chinese national standard and Group Standard-setting on Organic Textile as well as GOTS standard; The research and study on China's organic textile industry and market; How international stakeholders can drive this trend?; and The support in the local industrial policy.

The event has so far received positive response and support from stakeholders, according to GOTS China. (RKS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – China


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