ISLAMABAD: 12 Pakistan companies showcase products at Texworld, the bi-annual International textile exhibition and received a positive response.
The Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque visited the Pakistan Pavilion at the exhibition; from 17-20th September and appreciated the representatives of the various companies for showcasing a wide range of quality textile and leather products, a press release from Pakistan embassy in Paris said.
The Ambassador noted with satisfaction that the Pakistan’s exports to France were following an upward trajectory since the launch of economic diplomacy initiated by the Embassy in 2016. He said the total bilateral trade was US$1.58 billion in 2017 as compared to US$1.467 billion in 2016. He said the data for first months of 2018 reflected 8% increase in the bilateral trade, which he termed as a welcoming trend.
Some of the major Pakistani textile groups and exporters like; Nishat, Kohinoor, Sapphire, Kamal Limited, Siddique Sons and Master Textile had also established their theme based customized pavilions which attracted large number of potential buyers.
The Texworld held twice every year is a popular trade fair exclusively for professionals from the textile and fashion industry. It is a valuable and efficient gateway to the European market for international textile manufactures. Each year, a number of Pakistani textile companies participate in the exhibition with support of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP).