Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / ITC launches HOW-TEXHA project for Tunisian textile sector
ITC launches HOW-TEXHA project for Tunisian textile sector
11
Oct '14
The project ‘HOW-TEXHA’ was launched by the International Trade Center (ITC), a joint agency owned by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the United Nations, in cooperation with the Tunisian Ministry of Trade and Handicrafts and partner institutions, L'Économiste Maghrébin reported.

The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) granted 3.2 million dinars for the project. The project aims to strengthen the competitiveness of the Tunisian textile and clothing sector and to overcome existing challenges, strengthen the value chain, diversify markets for export, and penetrate new markets.

The project seeks to help 100 Tunisian textile and clothing SMEs to improve their international competitiveness during the first phase, which lasts between 2014 and 2017.

The ITC will support the industry in its efforts to improve supply sources, increase value addition, and export diversification through direct assistance to businesses.

The Minister of Trade and Handicrafts, Tunisia, Nejla Harrouch said that the project focuses on diversifying markets to increase market share of Tunisian companies, to support companies in their efforts to move in the chain sector value and promote innovation, especially for the technical textiles sectors.

The executive director of ITC, Arancha González said that the Tunisian textile has a real potential to contribute to economic growth and provide added value that extends beyond the borders of Tunisia.

She added that this project will also address the national priorities of developing business and job creation in the interior regions of the country and employing new graduates and women in SMEs. (GK)

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Uzbekistan, S Korea to launch textile techno park in Sept

Textiles | On 19th Feb 2018

Uzbekistan, S Korea to launch textile techno park in Sept

Uzbekistan and South Korea plan to launch a modern textile techno...

Hyosung to invest Rs 3,000 cr in Maharashtra spandex unit

Textiles | On 19th Feb 2018

Hyosung to invest Rs 3,000 cr in Maharashtra spandex unit

The largest global spandex producer Hyosung Corporation of South...

Courtesy: VF Corporation

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Feb 2018

VF Corp Q4 revenue climbs 20% to $3.6 billion

The revenue of VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle...

Interviews View All

Cyril Pereira
Reed Exhibitions India, organiser of Asian Machine Tool Exhibition 2016

'Major problem in the textile machinery manufacturing industry is the lack ...

Top executives
Textile industry

GST has levelled the playing field to an extent

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani
True Colors

Digital textile printing will be the technology of the future

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

Riddhi Jain

Conceived in Europe and curated in New Delhi, NeceSera is a...

Suresh P Bagrecha

Komal Texfab, founded in 1981, is into manufacturing of knitted fabrics,...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

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

Sidharth Sinha
Sidharth Sinha

<b>Sidharth Sinha</b> has contributed to the successful rebirth and...

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace 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 2018

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

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
70.6%
No
12.7%
Skip
16.7%

Total Votes: 102

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.7%
No
29.4%
Skip
6.9%

Total Votes: 102

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
88.2%
No
8.8%
Skip
2.9%

Total Votes: 102

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
83.3%
No
7.8%
Skip
8.8%

Total Votes: 102


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search