Creating a new paradigm in textile sourcing by successfully integrating the textile value chain on a single, global, trading platform, `Intex South Asia’s Bangladesh’ edition opened yesterday on 17 November and will continue till today at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The expo is the strongest platform to expand business to other countries in South Asia and across the world.
Intex South Asia has been organized by Worldex India, endorsed by the Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) and Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) as industry partners and supported by the India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI).
Minister for Textiles & Jute Golam Dastagir Gazi, MP inaugurated the two-day fair to connect buyers from Bangladesh and other South Asian countries. It will create network with quality suppliers from over 10 countries showcasing yarns, apparel fabrics, denim fabrics, clothing accessories and allied services, dyes & chemicals at Intex South Asia 2019-the biggest international apparel textile sourcing show in the South Asian region.
Inaugurating Intex South Asia 2019, Golam Dastagir Gazi said, “The exhibition will create a good relationship with Bangladeshi garments traders in South Asian business. Such exhibitions and gatherings of buyers and sellers should be organized every year to expand the country’s textile business.”
Bishwadip Dey, High Commission of India to Bangladesh; Mohammed Ali Khokon, President, BTMA; Mohammed Hatem, 1st Vice President, BKMEA; Abdul Matlub Ahmad President, IBCCI and Rajesh Bhagat, Managing Director, Worldex India were present at the inauguration program.
“Intex South Asia is proud to be a partner and contributor to Bangladesh textile by organizing the show. We believe the expo will be a strong connection with trade bodies, associations and business works towards developing and enhancing relations between industry buyers and exhibitors.”
For its first edition in Bangladesh, the show has ramped up its offerings not only in terms of new countries like Indonesian and large pavilions from India and China but also added categories such as the dyes and chemicals zone which added more depth to the show.
Intex South Asia’s Interactive Business Forum Seminar Series delivered high quality market intelligence to support industry efforts to upgrade, move up the value chain and to better understand the global trends.
Renowned international organization ‘Fashion for Good’ from Netherlands presented ‘Circular Fashion’ and also introduced their South Asia Innovation Program. These seminars assist industry to better understand current global trends and in turn create a more relevant manufacturing hub.
“The expo is well organized and we found many visitors from various textile and garment manufacturer are coming here. They have queries about new innovation, particularly in fiber and fabric. Overall, we are happy with the ambience and services of the organizers of Intex South Asia,” said a participant.
Rajesh Bhagat, Managing Director, World India Exhibition & Promotion Pvt. Ltd. & Organizer of Intex South Asia, said Textile Today, “Intex South Asia is proud to be a partner and contributor to Bangladesh textile by organizing the show. We believe the expo will be a strong connection with trade bodies, associations and business works towards developing and enhancing relations between industry buyers and exhibitors.”