Pakistan presence at Heimtextil
Pakistan’s dominant presence at Heimtextil 2019 proved to be
a monumental step towards tapping global textile markets and
influencing international buyers with products that adhere to
the finest quality standards.
About 222 Pakistani companies were present during the fair
and the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan has also set up
a pavilion at the fair to showcase Pakistan’s products. More
than 800 traders and visitors from Pakistan were present at the
exhibition as well as students from Pakistani arts and textile
Pakistan is the fourth largest participating country in the
event. The exhibitors were hopeful that 2019 would be a positive
year for the country’s exports and the national economy,
especially the textile industry, following the announcement of
concessions and supportive policies by the government. Owing to
the European Union’s GSP Plus facility for Pakistan, the
importance of this exhibition has increased further.
According to Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Chairman, Bashir Ali
Muhammad, a very positive response was received right from the
very start of the exhibition as a large number of international
buyers expressed interest in Pakistani products.
Iqbal Ebrahim,CEO, Orient Textile Mills.
Nadeem Kiyani, JK Group Marketing Director said, “We are very
enthusiastic about the buyers heading to the exhibition.”
Ahmad Kamal, Kamal Textiles said, “Pakistani textile
products are being demanded all over the world as evident from a
large number of buyers visiting Pakistani stalls at the
exhibition. In order to be more competitive, we need to reduce
our production cost for which the new government must take
Sohail Khamisa, Mustaqim Dyeing and Printing Manager Business
Development said, “The business is growing and companies in
Pakistan need to focus more on creativity and innovation.”
Tabish Bari and Naqi Bari, Bari Textile Mills.
Muhammad Naqi Bari, Bari Textile Mills said, “With the wide
range of home textile products and designs, Heimtextil is one of
the best platforms to showcase our products. However, the cost
of doing business is increasing everyday and we hope that
government will take measures to mitigate these problems.”
Abid Hussain, CEO, Hussain Home said, “It’s a good start of
the year, we are hoping to grow our business more with new