HCM City to host textile, garment expos

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 22:08

Participants at the Vietnam International Textile and Garment Industry Exhibition last year. Photo vtgvietnam.com

HCM City will host four textile and garment and footwear industry exhibitions simultaneously and at a single venue next November.

The 18th Viet Nam International Textile and Garment Industry Exhibition (VTG) will be attended by more than 400 exhibitors, including hundreds of top brands, from mainland China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Portugal, Taiwan, Turkey, and Viet Nam.

VTG and the Viet Nam International Textile and Apparel Accessories Exhibition will have pavilions and booths put up by the China Textile Machinery Association, the Hong Kong Apparel Machinery Association, the Korea Textile Centre, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Portugal – Viet Nam, the Taiwan Textile Federation, and the Turkish Textile Machinery and Accessories Industrialists Association.

The top brands at the events will include Bao Lun, Richpeace, Tajima, and ZSK, who will display their latest embroidery machines, and Heinz Walz, Epson, Grafica, and Sulfet, who will bring printing machines.

Beworth and Silk Road will demonstrate their latest flat knitting machines. Japanese sewing machines brands like Brother, Hikari, Juki, Yamato will also be present.

The two events will also host several seminars featuring speakers from official departments, foreign affairs and universities who will speak about strategies and practical measures to develop the textile and garment industry.

Viet Nam earned US$19.4 billion from textile and garment exports in the past eight months.

The Vietnam International Footwear Machinery and Material Exhibition is a new platform for footwear producing equipment and materials.

It will showcase footwear machinery, injection machinery, artificial leather machinery, handbag and suitcase machinery, CAD/ CAM system, footwear materials, knitting shoe machinery, and components in the footwear value chain.

Viet Nam is the most important footwear producing and trading country in the world. Famous brands such as Nike, Adidas, The North Face, Timberland, and Columbia outsource their production to Vietnamese enterprises.

The fourth expo will be the 8th Asia International Dye Industry, Pigments and Textile Chemicals Exhibition.

They will be organised by the Viet Nam National Trade Fair And Advertising JSC, Yorkers Trade and Marketing Service Co, Ltd, the Guangdong Sewing Equipment Chamber of Commerce, and the Hong Kong Apparel Machinery Association.

They will take place from November 21 to 24 at the Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre in District 7. —VNS

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