Tajikistan Delegation Touring Tashkent for the Textile Trends

The 3rd international fair has started on 26 May, in the framework of the Global Textile Days, and will continue through 29 May 2021 in the neighbouring capital city. The business mission in addition to benefitting from the Global Textile Days events and attending the UzTextile Expo, includes also b2b meetings to establish direct contacts and expand the cooperation opportunities.

Tajikistan delegation visits the International Exhibition for Textile and Fashion Industries “UzTextile Expo Spring” in Tashkent and  consists of 11 clothing and 2 consulting companies: “Guldaston”, “Gulistoni Dushanbe”, “KOTA Global”, “Lider”, “Nassoji Khujand”, “Nohid”, “Ortex”, “Rahimov A.A.”, PE “Rakhmatov”, “TojTex”, and “Vahdat Textile”. Consulting companies – “ACT Development” and “Business Consulting Group” will be guiding the delegation in this trip.

UzTextile Expo – is the unique international specialized exhibition of textile and fashion industry in Central Asia. Visited by over 9,000 experts, businessmen, and traders annually, the exhibition demonstrates the achievements of the textile business and fashion industry from the world’s leading manufacturers along the entire production chain – from yarn to ready-made clothing. The event helps to find partners in Uzbekistan, the largest consumer market of Central Asia with a population exceeding 34 mln.

Mr. Rustam Shodibekov, “ACT Consulting Group” Managing Director, says the Tashkent fair is a “creativity and innovation regional hub that inspires garment industry. Tajik companies have an exceptional opportunity to see latest developments in the clothing industry, meet leading textile producers from the region, empower own brands in the regional market, establish new contacts with the manufacturers, suppliers, importers and traders, get acquainted with trends, demands and expectations of the market, as well as explore new products and innovations”.

The Tajik textile delegation will also benefit from an extensive business program, including attending the International Uzbekistan Textile Conference, numerous rounds of business meetings, ready-to-wear fashion shows, master classes from leading designers and industry experts, and etc.

Abdurashid Abduhamidov, “TojTex” Managing Director says: “I believe that visiting this fair will be useful and beneficial for us. The Tashkent events give us a good opportunity to establish direct business linkages and partnerships with potential clients and to diversify our orders and sourcing opportunities. We will also gain a lot of useful information about new textile trends”.

ITC believes that participation in international trade fairs provides good opportunities for project beneficiary companies to be competitive in regional markets through the establishment of new business contacts, obtaining new information on the sector developments, and learning more about global market requirements.

The programme to Tashkent is made possible thanks to the close cooperation between ITC, GIZ and USAID in coordination with the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tajikistan. The project of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Tajikistan Integrated Rural Development Project (IRDP)/ Towards Rural Inclusive Growth and Economic Resilience (TRIGGER II) is implemented on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). USAID’s Future Growth Initiative (FGI) is designed to spur productive economic activity across Central Asia. The International Trade Centre’s Global Textiles and Clothing Programme (GTEX) is funded by the Government of Switzerland and aims to promote T&C exports and to stimulate employment and income generation along the value chain.