Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / USAID sponsors Kyrgyz apparel industry debut in Paris Expo
USAID sponsors Kyrgyz apparel industry debut in Paris Expo
05
Oct '17
To expand export markets for Kyrgyzstan’s garment industry, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) sponsored the first-ever participation of representatives from 14 Kyrgyz apparel factories in the Apparel Sourcing Paris exposition held from September 18 to 21. The delegation met more than 50 prospective European buyers at the exhibition.

Participants gained firsthand knowledge about the European garment industry and global competition in apparel sourcing, according to a press release from the US Embassy in Kyrgyzstan.

The advantages of producers from Kyrgyzstan, such as the ability to accept small orders and deliver them to markets more quickly than many Asian competitors, were highlighted. The participants also gained insights into compliance prerequisites for selling to Europe and other developed markets.

The Kyrgyz apparel industry consists of more than 500 small- and medium-sized manufacturers located in or near Bishkek. For the past several years, USAID has been helping Kyrgyzstan’s most competitive producers to work together to offer a one-stop, buying-office solution for international brands and retailers. (DS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Pic: ECOS

Textiles | On 22nd Apr 2021

ECOS urges EC to apply ecodesign principles to textile products

The international NGO Environmental Coalition on Standards (ECOS) has ...

Pic: Salvatore Ferragamo

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Apr 2021

Salvatore Ferragamo launches new platform to discuss sustainability

Italian luxury goods company Salvatore Ferragamo has launched...

Pic: Lululemon

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Apr 2021

Canadian retailer Lululemon announces sustainability initiatives

Canada-based Lululemon Athletica has announced 2 new initiatives that ...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Social media critical in regeneration of businesses

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Main challenges are breakdown of supply chain and shrinkage of manpower

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Money never disappears-it just finds new opportunities

Shyam Gupta,

Shyam Gupta

Established by <b>Shyam Gupta</b> in 1978, Gargee Designer's (GD) offers...

Dhruv Toshniwal & Udit Toshniwal,

Dhruv Toshniwal & Udit Toshniwal

Launched a year ago, Fashions Pvt Limited conceptualises and sees D2C...

Ritu Oberoi,

Ritu Oberoi

Mumbai-based Forsarees is a socially driven business enterprise, working...

Ian Russell, Pireta

Ian Russell
Pireta

UK-based Pireta has developed a unique free-form process to add durable,...

Sameer Sonkusale & Rachel Owyeung, Tufts University

Sameer Sonkusale & Rachel Owyeung
Tufts University

A team at the Tufts University in Massachusetts was recently in news for...

Hemant Bheda, Arevo

Hemant Bheda
Arevo

Arevo, based in Silicon Valley in California, develops technology to...

Suman Nathwani, Suman Nathwani

Suman Nathwani
Suman Nathwani

Designer <b>Suman Nathwani</b> talks about her journey of opening a...

Anjali Bhaskar, Samatvam

Anjali Bhaskar
Samatvam

Anjali Bhaskar has an experience of 12 years in the fashion industry. She...

Sneha Arora, Label Sneha Arora

Sneha Arora
Label Sneha Arora

Sneha Arora, an alumnus of National Institute of Fashion Technology,...

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

Leave your Comments


April 2021

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


Advanced Search