The show is endorsed and supported by Ministry of Industry and Commerce (Government of Sri Lanka), Sri Lanka Export Development Board (under Government of Sri Lanka), Federation of Import Export Organisation (under Govt. of India) Taiwan Textile Federation, Malaysia Knitting Manufacturers Association, Dubai Textile Merchants Group (TEXMAS), Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka, The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka, Joint Apparel Association Forum, Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association, Sri Lanka Apparel Brands Association, Sri Lanka Apparel Sourcing Association, Fabric & Apparel Accessories Manufacturers Association, Sri Lanka Chamber of Garment Exporters, Free Trade Zone Manufacturers Association, Confederation of Indian Textile Industry, Tirupur Exporters Association, Clothing Manufacturers Association of India and many more.
Intex South Asia is focused on transforming the South Asia region into a textiles and garments powerhouse. With Sri Lanka regaining GSP Plus, countries can make use of ‘regional cumulation’ to benefit from Rules of Origin (ROOs) when local sourcing for product input is not possible. Regional cumulation creates stronger regional co-operation between countries which are members of an EU recognized regional grouping like SAARC and countries which are GSP beneficiaries. Understanding this, Intex South Asia strengthens intra-regional trade helping manufacturers and buyers take advantage of opportunities developing in the South Asia region by combining their strengths and joining hands to create stronger business ties under one trading platform.
The 3rd edition of the Intex South Asia exhibition was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, H.E. Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe in the presence of the Hon’ble Minister of Industry & Commerce, Mr. Rishad Baithudeen and Hon’ble State Minister for Development Strategies & International Trade, Mr. Sujeewa Senasinghe. The grand opening ceremony was well attended by several Diplomats, Heads of Trade Associations and Industry stalwarts from Sri Lanka, South Asia and beyond.
This one-of-its-kind exhibition of our region showcased textile products of 180 suppliers from 15 countries. Also, we witnessed a growth of 30% in buyers’ turnout resulting in professional trade buyers from more than 21 countries, namely – Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, UAE, Oman, Mauritius, Italy, Australia, UK, France, USA, Hong Kong, Malaysia, China, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand and others.
Reasons to Exhibit in Intex South Asia
– Intex is South Asia’s only international sourcing fair, showcasing the best in yarns, fabrics (apparel & denim), clothing accessories and allied services from across Asia and the World.
– The Intex South Asia gives access into South Asia, which is not only the second largest garment manufacturing and exporting region in the world but also has a massive domestic market spurred by South Asia’s 487 million fashion conscious youth with increasing disposable income and spending power.
– The Intex South Asia is a robust platform for untapped South Asian intra-regional trade.
– Intex South Asia delivers access to industry developments, networking opportunities and strategic initiatives with other global suppliers from across South Asia and the world to help expand industry and business, in one location, under one roof.
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