Sri Lanka to take part in Texworld/Apparel Sourcing Paris in Sept

January 21, 2019
August 24, 2018 | Written by
  • Export Development Board organises 2nd Sri Lankan Pavilion at the fair
  • A total of 6 Sri Lankan apparel manufacturers and 2 designers will participate in the four-day fair in Paris from 17-20 September

Texworld/Apparel Sourcing Paris is one of the best options for Sri Lankan RMG sector to improve their market share, not just in France but all over Europe. Texworld/Apparel Sourcing Paris is considered as one of the most effective apparel sourcing exhibitions in Europe for Sri Lankan exporters, as a good number of buyers always visit the stalls.

In the September 2017 edition, a total of 1,660 exhibitors participated at Texworld/Apparel Sourcing. The fair recorded 14,581 visitors from 108 countries. Visitors come from all over Europe with a large number of buyers from UK, France, Turkey, Spain, Italy and Germany.

Sri Lanka will be having its 2nd National Pavilion under the banner of the Export Development Board of Sri Lanka (EDB) at Texworld/Apparel Sourcing Paris September.

The Fair will display a global range of fashion products from the major manufacturing countries of Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, Korea, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Pakistan. From September, Leather World Paris will be held at the same venue and time.

Leather World Paris will contain tannery as well as finished leather goods. These will range from leather garments, to accessories such as bags, shoes, and other fashion products. Over the years, a large number of leather brands have been requesting a section of leather inside the show.

Exhibitors from Sri Lanka in September are

Apparel: Bernard Botejue Industries; EL Holding; JIA Moda; Kuga Holdings; Screenline Private Limited; Stylish Garments

Designers: Buddhi Batiks & Handicrafts; Conscience Design

The next Texworld/Apparel Sourcing will also be held from 11-14 February 2019. African Sourcing and Fashion Week will be held from 1-4 October in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  A new Apparel fair has also been launched in Cape Town, South Africa from 20-22 November. Texworld/Apparel Sourcing USA will be held from 21-23 Jan 2019.