Buying power of Bulgarian population is low and it is getting even lower.
With Fibre2Fashion Correspondent Cindrella Thawani, Valeria Jokova tells us about the companies working on lower price segment, and successfully doing cheaper production. Further, she says that industry is revitalising and steadily consumption is increasing in Europe. Synopsis: Bulgarian Association of Apparel and Textile Producers and Exporters (BAATPE) is a national voluntary association of companies in the field of textiles and clothing. Through its activities, BAATPE tries to contribute to the development of its members at national and international level. Moreover, defend and represent the interests of Bulgarian manufacturers in the county and abroad. Valeria Jekova serves as the Chairman of BAATPE. Earlier, she has worked with textile company 'Orlov' and Tomen Corporation of Japan. She has done Master of Geography and Tourism from Sophia University of Bulgaria from 1977 to 1981. Further, she completed Strategic Management Program in 2006 and Master Organization and Management of International Trade Economics Institute Karl Marks, Sofia in 1988. Excerpts:
What are those myriad sectors of textile industry, which are sprouting in your region?
How do you see Bulgarian market for the new contenders?
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