Could our visitors & members know more about the role that THTI plays in textile industry of Thailand?
THTI is a leading organization in driving textile and clothing industry for sustained development in utilizing innovation and being competitive in the global market by emphasizing on fashion-led marketing across all production development systems.Mission
There has been a remarkable growth in Thai’s exports. How has textile & garment sector contributed to this?
|Major Market||Export (Value : Million US$)||Growth (%)|
|2004||2005||2006||2006 Jan-Oct||2007 Jan-Oct||2004||2005||2006||2007 > Jan-Oct|
|ITEM||Export (Value : Million US$)||Growth (%)|
|2004||2005||2006||2006 Jan -Oct||2007 Jan-oct||2004||2005||2006||2007 Jan - Oct|
|Textile & Clothing||6,399.9||6,699.6||6,834.6||5,659.9||5,792.4||17.1||4.68||2.02||2.3|
- October saw the value of total Thai textile and clothing exports to world rise to $5,792.4 million, up 2.3% on the same month last year.* Thai Textile exports to world rise to $2,984.8 Millions, up 10% * Clothing down by -4.7 % at $2,807.6 Millions
What was the rationale behind your recent collaboration with National Nanotechnology centre? What potential do you see in this nascent sector?
This is on the early stage of our long term plan to apply new technology on textile & clothing industry in terms of high valued products and process improvement. THTI will look at the future application of textiles to apparel mainly, and also to other industries, such as medical textile, automotive-textile, agricultural-textile, etc.
What could be the possible repercussions of anti-dumping investigation on Chinese imports?
After China was imposed safeguards from the US and EU, and also as per the FTA of ASEAN-China, taxes were reduced 2006 onwards, Thailand has increased importing fabric from China rapidly. Therefore, local fabric makers are collaborating to propose the government, ministry of commerce, to exercise anti-dumping investigation on Chinese fabric. This case currently is in the process of case acceptance by Ministry of Commerce.
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