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DTG 2013 begins with 850 exhibitors
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Feb '13
Image courtesy: DTG 2013
Image courtesy: DTG 2013
The 10th Dhaka Textile and Garment Machinery Exhibition (DTG 2013) was inaugurated on January 31, 2013 at Bangabandhu International Conference Center with 850 exhibitors amid much cultural fanfare and traditional Bangla drum beats in Dhaka. 

Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) and Chan Chao International and Yorkers Trade International have organized the four-day fair which has around 850 local and global exhibitors from 31 countries. 

Mr Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmad, President of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and the Chief Guest of the inaugural session cut the ribbon and opened the show for visitors. 
 
In his speech, Mr Ahmad elaborated the potential of the textile and clothing industry in the country and need for fresh investment to steer the sector towards the next level of growth. 
 
He expressed hope that the garment sector will be able to earn $35 to $40 billion by 2020, which can be made possible only and only by increasing productivity which can be achieved by only upgrading technology. 
 
The function was attended by the who's who of the local textile manufacturing industry and exhibitors and visitors from across the globe. 
 
BTMA President Mr Jahangir Alamin said, "DTG 2013 has created a solid position among global trade fairs on textile machineries and accessories in South Asia and South-East Asia. 
 
He compared DTG 2013 to a mini-ITMA. He invited the local industry to visit the show and get acquainted with the latest developments in textile and clothing technology.  
 
Fibre2fashion the biggest global B2B textile, apparel and fashion portal is also participating at DTG 2013 at stall no – 801.

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