Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Japanese textile delegation to visit India from Dec 16-18
Japanese textile delegation to visit India from Dec 16-18
09
Dec '10
Mr Rahul Mehta
Mr Rahul Mehta
A delegation from Japan consisting of members from the textile, clothing and fashion industry, including representatives from the government will be visiting India and meeting a wide range of leading importers, traders, manufacturers and designers as well as representatives of organizations including CMAI, TEXPROCIL & AEPC during their visit to Mumbai from December 16 to 18, 2010.

The primary objective of this mission is primarily to make a presentation of the range of selected fabrics and textiles to a select group of Indian importers, dealers, apparel makers, exporters and designers to study the potential and interest for the same in the Indian market.

Amongst the long term objectives are to establish a sustainable and long term project for promotion and marketing of Japanese textiles in the Indian market; explore possibilities of technical and manufacturing collaborations between Japan & India in the textile and apparel industry; organize a plan to exchange Indian textile exports to Japan through the same association as it looks after both import and export in selected groups such as organic cottons, etc and initiate the Indian chapter of a Trend Committee in conjunction with Japan Creation.

With Asia steadily developing into not only the world's largest manufacturing base but also the largest consumer market, India is viewed as a strategic partner for Japan in Asia. It is essential for Japan and India to work together to make Asia the hub of the fashion and textile industries.

On the back of growing domestic demand, Indian textile and apparel industry is optimist that it would blossom into a force to reckon with in the coming years. India is the second largest textile economy in the world after China. But the slowdown being witnessed in the US and Europe has also caused an impact on its growth. For this, the Indian exporters are looking at newer markets like Latin America, Japan, New Zealand and South Africa.

China is the major supplier of textiles and clothing in Japan and is followed by countries like Vietnam and India. These markets are marked with higher competition, seasonality as well as well-planned and persistent market promotion.

To put matters in better perspective, Japan imported US $31.24 billion and $31.64 billion worth of textiles in 2009 and 2008 respectively, with China accounting for a lions share in the same with $24.84 billion and $24.64 billion. Comparatively, imports from touched just $311 million in 2009 and $354 million in 2008.

With this objective, Infinity Creations set up the Japan India Fashion & Textile Initiative in January 2010 with the support of The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan (METI) in conjunction with Japan Fashion Week Organization (JFWO).

To carry out the aims of this initiative, the India Japan Fashion and Creative Forum is being set up under the leadership of Mr. Rahul Mehta, President, Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI).

As a part of the initiative there has been a growing exchange of information and research since January 2001 through a series of visits of various representatives between Japan and India. Mr. Rahul Mehta was invited by the Creative Products and Textile Divisions of METI to further the scope of activities, as a result of which Infinity Creations coordinated the first official textile delegation from Japan, sponsored by METI in conjunction with the Japan Textile Import & Export Association (JTIA), Japan Fashion Week Organization (JFWO) and Japan Creation (JC).

The Japan Textile Import & Export Association (JTIA) is the Apex organization of the textile industry in Japan formed in May 1972 in conjunction with the expansion of import of textile goods. JTIA was established by merging leading textile associations including the Japan Woolen Products Importers Association, Japan Raw Silk Importers Association and others in accordance with the Export and Import Transaction Law.

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 27th Apr 2017

Boohoo's revenue increases 51% to reach £294.6 mn

Fashion e-commerce marketplace Boohoo has recorded a 51 per cent...

Apparel/Garments | On 27th Apr 2017

Amazon catching up with Flipkart in India: RedSeer

Online marketplace Amazon India has caught up with its biggest rival...

Textiles | On 27th Apr 2017

Seven new organisations join ZDHC Programme

The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme from...

Interviews View All

Claudia Kersten
Global Organic Textile Standard

‘GOTS is a very efficient supply chain management tool, especially for...

Nishank Patel
Shri Dinesh Mills Limited

Broad range of fabrics will sell well this financial year

Sachin Sharma
Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

There are no significant differences between virgin yarn and PET recycled...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

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

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

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

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

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

news category


Related Categories:
April 2017

April 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


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