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ITMA ASIA 2008 opens in Shanghai
Jul '08
It is a beautiful sunny morning today, the 27th July'08 in Shanghai, the place where the world's leading textile machinery manufacturers have got together to create the biggest expo.

The experience at the entrance has been overwhelming with 22,000 people registering in the first two hours of the inauguration of the show. It almost took 25 minutes for each of us to enter the venue and get into the press briefing hall. First day visitors included people from China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and other textile manufacturing countries.

There is a clear indication of a slow down in the global textile industry which is affecting the machinery manufacturers too. Chinese industry is restructuring and upgrading its technology which will be show cased at the exhibition.

All in all it is an event none of the industry leaders or companies associated with the sector would like to give a miss.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China

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