Textile industry expo kicks off in Ha Noi

Around 150 companies are showcasing their products at the 2017 Ha Noi Textile and Garment Industry Expo (HANOITEX 2017).

Advanced garment and textile machines are displayed at the HANOITEX 2017 held in Ha Noi from November 1 to 3. - VNS Photo Doan Tung

The expo, which opened on November 1, is being held at the International Centre for Exhibition on Tran Hung Dao street, Ha Noi.

The annual event draws business representatives from countries, including China, Germany, India and Indonesia, as well as Italy, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia and Pakistan, in addition to Singapore, Turkey, the UK, the United States and Viet Nam.

The three-day event is showcasing textile-garment machinery and equipment, high-quality silk and fabrics, dyeing equipment and chemicals, and materials and accessories across an area of 6,000sq.m.

Addressing the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, Cao Quoc Hung, said the expo provided an opportunity for Vietnamese textile-garment producers to gain access to the latest technologies in the world, thus enhancing the value of Vietnamese products.

In order to implement its sustainable strategy by 2020, the Vietnamese garment and textile sector has focused more on high-quality and environmentally friendly technologies, said General Director of the Viet Nam National Textile Garment Group (Vinatex), Le Tien Truong, at the ceremony.

The event is co-organised by the CP Hongkong Exhibition Organisation Co., Ltd, VCCI Exhibition Service Co., Ltd (VCCI Expo) and the Viet Nam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex), under the patronage of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Viet Nam Textile and Apparel Association.

Meanwhile, about 500 firms will join the 17th Viet Nam International Textile and Apparel Accessories Exhibition (VTG 2017) in HCM City from November 22 to 25, featuring new solutions, technologies and equipment for the apparel sector.

Source VNA