The companies are taking part in the tradeshow through the Export Promotion Bureau
A total of 22 Bangladeshi business entities is set to take part in a four-day trade show, Texworld Paris, scheduled for February 10-13 in theFrench capital.
The fair will also feature a special denim section to host “Apparel Sourcing Paris” and “Leatherworld Paris” at the same time, BSS quoted a press statement.
The Bangladeshi companies are participating in the expo through the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) under the Ministry of Commerce.
The business firms are: Hoorain HTF, Momtex Expo, Zaber and Zubair Fabrics, Aaron Denim, Argon Denims, Chittagong Denim Mills, Evince Textiles, Ha-Meem Denim, NZ Denim, Asia Link Design, Entrust Fashions, Euro Knitwear, Expo Apparels, Fabrica Knit Composite, FnF Trend Fashion, Gerard Fres, Irene Knit Wear, Pacific Export and Euro Fashion Mart, RP Fashion, Team Manufacturing, Texpeon and ABC Footwear Industries.
Manufacturers will exhibit various products on cotton, denim, drapery and tailoring, embroidery and lace, jacquard, knitted fabrics, linen and hemp, prints, shirting, silk, silky aspects, sportswear and functional fabrics, trims and accessories, wool and woollen materials.
Apparel Sourcing Paris is a major clothing sourcing platform for the European market. The wide range of products for men, women, children, and accessories includes the entire price spectrum.
Last year, a total of 1,123 exhibitors and 13,292 visitors from 110 countries participated in Texworld and Apparel Sourcing. A large number of buyers attended from the UK, France, Turkey, Spain, Italy and Germany, and visitors came from all over Europe.
Speaking to BSS, EPB Deputy Director Abu Mukhles Alamgir Hossain said within the European Union, France is a major economic partner of Bangladesh.
“Both countries have developed strong economic cooperation and are enjoying warm business relationships. In fact, ready-made garment is the major Bangladeshi product for export earnings from France. Export of other products, such as leather and footwear, shrimps and frozen fish, ceramic and pharmaceutical articles, has also recently increased,” he added.
He further said Bangladesh aimed to widen French investors portfolios, advise French businessmen, secure market access and try to diversify its export baskets.
He said Bangladeshi producers were participating in many renowned international fairs in France to promote their products.
As per the EPB, Bangladesh’s export to France was nearly $2.22billion in the 2018-19 fiscal.