At the event (Source: VNA)
 
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Hanoi Textile & Garment Industry Expo (HanoiTex) 2018 opened in the capital city on September 19, attracting nearly 120 exhibitors from 12 countries and territories.

Co-hosted by the Hong Kong’s CP Exhibition Company and the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group, the event 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.

On display are patterned, dyed, high-tech and micro-fibre fabrics, anti-dry weaving materials, and machinery used in sewing, weaving, embroidery, dyeing chemicals and many other 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.

HanoiTex 2018 will help firms learn about new technologies, thus increasing the rate of locally-made materials and meeting foreign clients’ demand.

It also provides a platform for businesses in the field of finance, investment, manufacturing to meet partners, expand markets and work out long-term business strategies.

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.

The event is due to last till September 21.-VNA