The AEPC held a webinar on â€˜Sourcing of Polyester Fabricâ€™ in association with Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL). It was attended by around 50 key players in the manmade fibre (MMF) based garments sector.
Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) held a webinar on â€˜Sourcing of
Polyester Fabricâ€™ in association with Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL). It was
attended by around 50 key players in the manmade fibre (MMF) based garments
sector. The AEPC Chairman Dr A Sakthivel said that, they felt that they have
enough MMF fibre and yarn but not have the proper fabric. He thanked Reliance
for coming forward to fill the gap.
Sharma, Head, Brand & Retail, RIL, stated that, the company runs the Hub
Excellence Program (HEP) to support the value chain. There are more than 55
high-quality, value chain players across spinning, weaving, knitting and
processing and more partners are being added.
also said that, the company has a presence across all textile hubs and
end-applications and through this program, they will be able to take advantage
of manufacturing and technical support, quality and supply assurance, access to
innovative products, manufacturing support, and one-stop solution for all
webinar was organized to promote import substitution of polyester fabric and to
explore new sources. Reliance Industries partners shared their fabric supply
chain to India and updated on new fabric sourcing at the webinar.
MMF dominates global textile fibre
consumption with 72:28 ratio i.e. MMF 72 per cent and 28 per cent is natural
fibre. The share of MMF garment in Indiaâ€™s total apparel export is US $1.6
billion, which is only 10 per cent of Indiaâ€™s apparel export.
Source: Knowledge and News Network
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