The Istanbul Textiles and Raw Materials Exporters Association said in a press release that the $ 90 billion capacity of Turkey’s textile and clothing industry could be increased with an infrastructure of advanced production and qualified capacity facilities.
Turkey’s textile sector currently employs over one million skilled workers.
“The imminent recovery of international trade offers an excellent opportunity for cooperation between Turkish textile companies and foreign partners,” Ahmet Oxes, president of Istanbul Association of Textiles and Raw Materials Exporters, said in a statement. ..
“We live in a time when global brands, especially technical textile companies, need more and more cooperation. We want to make the era of pandemics an era of opportunity by building win-win relationships. Our home textile sector already has a number of leading companies with a proven track record in the global market, ”Öksüz added.
The growing dynamics of the technical textile sector in recent years, the impressive capacity of this sector and Turkey’s strategic position between Europe and Asia have the potential to bring significant benefits to all stakeholders. It enables partnerships and will soon be reflected in the country’s commercial value.
“It is a very dynamic sector characterized by a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship,” said Öksüz. “Our deeply rooted and integrated textile business is a constantly updated industry, supported by R&D and innovation capabilities, revealing the industry’s leading infrastructure and dynamism.”
The Customs Union Agreement between Turkey and the European Union, which entered into force in 1996, brings the Turkish textile industry fully into line with EU norms and standards.
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As the global economy recovers from the pandemic, Turkey’s textile industry wants to start a new era of collaboration with international companies and brands to exceed its production capacity by $ 100 billion. Turkey, the world’s fifth-largest supplier of textiles, plans to export around $ 12 billion worth of textiles ($ 30 billion including clothing) in 2021.
Turkish textile sector seeks global cooperation to promote production
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