IACC Textile Forum in association with US Commercial Service, US Consulate, Mumbai is organising one-day conference on textiles “America First & Make in India: Together Achieving $100 Billion trade in textiles” scheduled on April 24, 2019 at The Hotel Taj Mahal Palace, Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai.
The objective of the conference is to create, develop and sustain successful bilateral partnership in textiles between USA and India. This would increase scope for trade and promotion of niche sectors in textiles such as apparels, home textiles, technical textiles and textile machinery to enrich each other strengths and create enduring partnerships. In order to promote joint investment, and to support favorable trade partnership, there will be Representations from two States of USA, North Carolina and South Carolina.
The American textile sector is driven by superior technology and high-end innovation having stronghold in every segment of textile manufacturing, starting from heart valves and stents to aircraft bodies and advanced body armor, intelligent fabrics, scientific athletic wear and home textiles. Indian companies can learn and collaborate with US companies and participate in the US textile manufacturing opportunities involving FDI into the US. Similarly, the Indian textile industry exhibits the rich cultural heritage of India and now with its newer modern manufacturing systems, achieving wider variety of fabrics, techniques and innovation in producing qualitative textiles. India’s competitive advantage in fiber to fabric, along with its many textile clusters, can meet the ever-growing demand of the American textile industry.