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WTC-2 to focus on textile manufacturing in Far East
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Jun '16
Manufacturing strength of textile industry in the Far East including China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Korea and Japan, will be the focus of World Textile Conference-2 (WTC-2), to be organised by The Textile Association (India) from September 16-17, 2016, in Mumbai.
 
The two-day conference with the theme 'World Textile – Growth & Great Opporutnities' is being organised by The Textile Association (India) after the grand success of World Textile Conference 2011 and very successful first-ever overseas 1st Global Textile Congress recently concluded in Bangkok, Thailand.
 
As a conference to address various issues pertaining to the global textile industry, WTC-2 will see eminent speakers from various countries discuss variety of subjects.  In addition to the speakers invited for the 1st Global Textile Congress, efforts are being made to invite speakers from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, US, Australia, South Africa and Bangladesh, the organisers said.
 
Various associations from Taiwan, China, Myanmar, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Pakistan have agreed to participate in the conference, which is being supported by the Government of Gujarat as partner state. Representatives of these associations will participate in panel discussions as well as a roundtable meet along with Indian representatives to exchange and share global facts of textile industry.
 
Topics like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be among those to be discussed by experts. Representatives from garment industry, the US retail industry, as well as e-commerce giants from India and abroad will also participate in the conference.
 
WTC-2 will provide an opportunity to the global participants to get an insight about the international textile scenario of various countries, which in turn will highly benefit textile industry across the world. Most of the participants will also have an opportunity to meet buyers and sellers from various parts of the world.
 
About 700 delegates from India and abroad are expected to participate in the conference. (RKS)
 

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