The textile and clothing sector, with its high added value specifically in exports, stands for 37 per cent of the nation's industry, with 36 per cent contribution to the export and manufacturing sector.
A two day Tunisian-Italian business contact meet with representatives from the textile and clothing sectors was organized by the Tunisian Export Promotion Centre, CEPEX, in association with the Milan Chamber of Commerce of and Florence Confindustria. The meet, which was organized at the Milan Chamber of Commerce, commenced on March 30, 2010.
Around 20 textile and clothing sector companies from Tunisia, standing for stitch, ready-to-wear, jeans and sportswear, lingerie and swimwear segments, participated in the event.
Around 450 business contacts have been facilitated by over 70 Italian companies in the sector, and this has extended good opportunity for amplifying exports of Tunisian textile and clothing by further exploring the Italian market.
Italy's leading retail chains like Miroglio Pompeo, Conte of Florence, Gruppo Intimo, and Camicia Reale, also participated in the event. The event also served as a platform to promote TEXMED TUNISIA exhibition, which is to be held in Tunis from June 16 to 18, 2010.
Fibre2fashion News Desk - India