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Bangladesh to host three textile fairs from January 18
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The Garmentech Bangladesh 2017 will commence in Dhaka on January 18 with a view to provide a new momentum to the textile sector of the country. Three events – 16th Garment and Allied Machinery trade show, 8th Yarn and Fabrics Sourcing Fair 2017 and 8th Garments Accessories and Packaging Exposition (GAP Expo 2017) - will simultaneously take place in the city.

The four-day Garmentech fair on readymade garments, accessories, yarn and fabrics is jointly being organised by ASK Trade and Exhibitions Pvt Limited, Zakaria Trade and Fair International and Bangladesh Garments Accessories and Packaging Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGAPMEA).

Abdul Kader Khan, president of BGAPMEA said at a press conference that the trade shows will help the country’s apparel manufacturers to achieve the industry’s target of exporting textile worth $50 billion by 2021. He also said that manufacturers of apparel accessories will need to earn $18 billion from exports to achieve the target.

Close to 400 companies belonging to over 24 countries including China, India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Germany, Italy, US, UK, Canada, Sweden, Spain, France, Thailand and more will display their textiles, readymade garments, yarn and other products at the Garmentech textile fair.

Tofail Ahmed, commerce minister of Bangladesh will inaugurate the fair as the chief guest, while Annisul Huq, mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will be a special guest at the opening ceremony. (KD)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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