MUMBAI: The international apparel fabrics & accessories trade fair, INTEX being scheduled from March 27-29, 2007 here in the city is moving ahead strongly towards its 4th edition by presenting an opportunity to develop trade relationships with the discerning buyers of South Asia.
Intex will have an array of products for the buyers to choose from, as there are confirmed and large participants from Taiwan, China, Korea, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and leading companies from India too.
Intex would provide a strong sourcing hub for buying houses, apparel exporters, domestic fashion brands, international fashion labels, large format retail manufacturers, textile mills, fabric importers, traders, industry consultants, design studios and fashion designers.
Intex, held bi-annually, for Spring/Summer collections in March in Mumbai and for the Autumn/Winter collections in Delhi in September, serves as the most important sourcing platform for India and South Asia for the apparel industry.
India, along with her South Asian neighbours constitute a dominant apparel manufacturing hub, second only to China.
Intex which helps to bring fabric and accessory manufacturers from all over the world including leading companies from India and South Asia under one roof, makes it possible for the apparel manufacturers to source the latest and widest variety of fabrics and even increase their product ranges.
The event is the only show in the sub-continent that is supported by all the leading associations and trade bodies as The Clothing Manufacturers' Association of India (CMAI), the Confederation of Indian Textile Industries (CITI), The Synthetic and Rayon Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC), The Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL) etc.
Rahul Mehta, the president of CMAI comments that Intex serves in strengthening the textile supply chain and provide a robust business platform for interaction between manufacturers and suppliers of apparel fabrics, trimmings, embellishments and services.
The previous editions of Intex have attracted on an average more than 5400 trade visitors from 37 countries and as per the organiser, Finesse Worldwide, the fair has been organised to meet the exacting standards of other international fairs.