Int’l textile industry exhibition held

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM GMT+7

VGP - The Viet Nam Ha Noi Textile & Garment Industry Expo (HanoiTex) 2018 is taking place in Ha Noi, attracting nearly 120 exhibitors from 12 countries and territories.

The event, which is hosted by  Hong Kong’s CP Exhibition Company and the Viet Nam National Textile and Garment Group, lured firms from China, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Pakistan, China (Taiwan), Thailand and Vietnam on a site of over 6,000 sq.m.

The exhibition introduces textile products, such as micro-fiber fabrics, yarn, silk and materials using bamboo fiber, non-woven fabrics and cotton, as well as featuring modern equipment, machinery, automatic technologies and other auxiliary materials.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung said this year, the Vietnamese textile and garment sector shifts production from cut-make-trim (CMT) to free on board (FOB), original design manufacture (ODM) and original brand manufacture (OBM) with the aim of bringing higher added value to supply chain. 
He urged firms to renovate technology; increase training for technical, marketing and order management staff amid the fourth industrial revolution.

On the sidelines of the event, seminars on building fiber – textile - weaving connectivity chain and improving workforce quality in the field to meet demand of the fourth industrial revolution will also be held. 

By Vien Nhu