Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / 'Turkish textile sector employment rate better than EU'
'Turkish textile sector employment rate better than EU'
28
Nov '13
courtesy: DOGAKA
courtesy: DOGAKA
Turkey’s employment rate in the textile industry during the 2005 and 2009 crisis period has been better than the countries in the European Union (EU), said Istanbul Textile and Raw Materials Exporters Association (ITHIB) president Ismail Gulle, at the recently concluded International Textiles Summit, held in the southeastern Turkish city of Kahramanmaras.
 
According to a statement issued by the Eastern Mediterranean Development Agency (DOGAKA), the ITHIB president said that crisis reveals the true situation of the countries, and Turkey’s textile sector managed very well during the crisis period of 2005 as well as 2009, when the textile industry unemployment rate in the country was lesser than that of countries in the EU.
 
At the summit, Governor of Kahramanmaras Sukru Kocatepe said that textiles is one of the major sectors in the country that contributes towards the development of the economy and Kahramanmaras is one of the cities that is locomotive in terms of development of textiles.
 
Istanbul Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KMTSO) chairman Kemal Karakucuk said that since 1980, in Turkey about 12 percent of investments in textiles sector come from Kahramanmaras city, especially in the textiles spinning and weaving sub-sectors.
 
At the three-day summit, organized by DOGAKA and KMTSO at the Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University (KSU), leading textile industrialists, entrepreneurs and government representatives discussed and made presentations on various topics related to the textiles sector including marketing, manufacturing, technology, human resources and energy issues. 
 
A panel discussion on the academic studies of textile technology and its impact on the industry was also organized as part of the summit, where academic researches on textile technology conducted by Turkey, as well as researchers from other countries were evaluated.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: American Apparel

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Gildan to make some American Apparel products outside US

Gildan Activewear, which recently acquired US fashion brand American...

Courtesy: Kolon Sport

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Kolon Sport to set up JV with ANTA for Chinese market

Kolon Sport, an outdoor gear and clothing brand of Korea based Kolon...

Designer Karishma Jumani with Niraj Jawanjal, founder and director of IIFW. Courtesy: IIFW

Textiles | On 25th Feb 2017

IIFW to bring together premium lingerie brands

India Intimate fashion Week (IIFW), dedicated to showcasing the...

Interviews View All

Amit Jain
Shingora Textiles Ltd

‘In terms of fabric, the fastest growing category for us is a blend of...

Kamlesh Vaghela
RK Textiles

Very few machinery manufacturers have R&D units

DK Sharma
Velocity Apparelz

We constantly communicate with employees at all levels

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

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

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

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