Bangladesh International Garment and Textile Machinery Expo (BIGTEX) is one of the biggest international garment and textile industry expo that will be held for the fourth time from 4 to 6 April 2019 at GEC Convention Center, Chattogram.
Chattogram is the commercial capital of Bangladesh. Being the major seaport of Bangladesh, Chattogram is handling about 92% of import-export trade of the country including RMG.
Recently in a press conference led by Fatematuj Johra, Director Marketing, Redcarpet365 Ltd. along with Ahmed Imtiaz, CEO, Redcarpet365 Ltd. Textile and apparel people were invited to participate in the upcoming ‘Bangladesh International Garment and Textile Machinery Expo 2019’.
Md. Althaf Uddin, Sr. Joint Secretary (Administration), BKMEA Chattogram Office has briefed about BKMEA’s role in this exhibition and in the Textile Industry of Bangladesh; Syed Sirajul Islam, Managing Director, Well Group gave his inputs about the importance of these exhibitions and recent needs of quality manufacturers and exporters.
Fazle Karim Liton, Managing Director of Jack Machinery Import & Export, Chattogram briefed about the potential of Chattogram’s Textile & Garment Machinery Market; Karimullah Chowdhury Sr. Deputy Secretary, BGMEA described the potential and rising apparel market of Chattogram.
Ahmed Imtiaz, CEO of Redcarpet365 Ltd said that the expo will have near about 135 stalls with products from 15 countries including Bangladesh, India, China, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Switzerland, Taiwan, UAE, Thailand, Turkey, the UK, and the USA.
He also added, the vast economic potential of Chattogram, a city with unique advantages of ports, roads, and railways, largely remains untapped. The port city can well drive the economy to achieve the coveted middle-income status and reach the target of USD 50 billion garment export.
Hosting about 40% of the country’s heavy industries and the second RMG heartland, the commercial city. So there are a lot of opportunities with sustainable business in this area, he mentioned.
These exhibitions will play an important role with the latest machinery, technologies, dyes/chemicals, yarns, fabrics available for Bangladesh on display with manufacturers/suppliers from the world available to our Industry at the doorstep. Also, this expo will provide an opportunity to our experts, engineers, and technicians in the field of textile to have a practical knowledge of the recent technological advancements available, without going abroad.
BKMEA is the Associate Partner, Well Group is leading from the front as Partner of the exhibition. Garment and textile machinery, equipment, technology and accessories – manufacturers, dealers, suppliers and importers from home and abroad will participate at this mega exhibition.