Web Exclusive | December 2019
Yarn Expo Spring 2020 to stimulate industry growth
Yarn Expo Spring will take place from March 11-13, 2020 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, occupying an exhibition area of 26,000 sq m in hall 8.2. Four concurrent fairs including Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles will also be held at the same venue. In 2019, Yarn Expo Spring attracted 28,302 buyers from 87 countries and regions, a 9 per cent increase compared to 2018, as well as 468 exhibitors from 12 countries and regions. As one of the most important industry events for sourcing fibres and yarns, Yarn Expo Spring serves as a fast-developing springboard for exhibitors to reach and attract Chinese and international buyers.
According to the World Trade Organization, global textile trade in the past year seeing record growth since 2012, and China was within the top three largest exporters and importers of textiles. As a result, suppliers are striving to meet robust demand with innovation and eco-friendly solutions. Yarn Expo Spring presents the ideal sourcing platform for the industry by attracting worldwide suppliers with the potential to explore new partnerships and markets in China and globally, while offering buyers’ strong product diversity and updated market information.
“From cotton and wool to recycled polyester, there’s something for every visitor throughout the supply chain at Yarn Expo Spring alongside the four concurrent fairs,” said Ms Wendy Wen, Senior General Manager of Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd. “Besides product diversity, we also have a large variety of visitors from different backgrounds, countries and regions, promising access to new markets for exhibitors at Yarn Expo Spring on top of the opportunity to tap the huge potential in China’s market.”