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COTTON USA holds cotton market issues seminar in Hong Kong
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May '17
COTTON USA, which promotes US cotton fibre and cotton products, conducted a seminar in Hong Kong for nearly 100 participants, giving insights on the latest updates on the cotton market from the viewpoints of different segments along textile supply chain, including raw material supply, sustainability trends, and latest dyeing and finishing technology issues.

COTTON USA co-organised the seminar with the Hong Kong Association of Textile Bleachers, Dyers, Printers and Finishers; the Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium; and the Textile Council of Hong Kong. Attendees included COTTON USA licensees and partners in the Hong Kong textile supply chain.

Professor Philip Yeung Kwok-wing, executive director of clothing industry training authority in Hong Kong, kicked off the seminar, followed by a presentation from Cotton Council International (CCI) on the global cotton market and cotton textile industry in China from macro and micro perspectives.

Stephen Leung, manager of technology application centre of Fong’s National Engineering Co., Ltd., introduced their latest environmentally-friendly dyeing and finishing technology at Fong’s Group.

Sheila Shek, Environmental Supply Chain, Responsible ?, H&M Hennes & Mauritz (Far East) Ltd., also briefed the audience on the practices of responsible sourcing in the supply chain adopted within H&M.

The Hon. Felix Chung, member of the legislative council, also took the chance to discuss the impact of new US government policies on the textile industry in China, Hong Kong, and Southeast Asia, and the measures that the Hong Kong government is going to implement to support the local textile industry.

Participants included: 5.11 Sourcing, Able Leader, Advance Denim, American Eagle Outfitters, Bondex, CBX Software, Centre Testing, Chemtax Industries, Clover Group, Cotton Incorporated, Crystal Group, CTI International, Datacolor, Dicks Sports, DSA Int’l, Eddie Bauer, Esprit, Esquel Group, Hong Kong Productivity Council, HKRITA, Hong Kong Design Center, Huafang (HK), Inside Fashion, ICC Enfant, KappAhl (Far East), Kiabi, L.L. Bean, Li & Fung, Macy’s, MGB, Mou Fung, Next Sourcing, Pacific Textiles, Quiksilver, Russell Corp., TAL, s.Oliver, Target, Tesco, TUV Rheinland and Woolmark. (GK)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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