El Salvador to Host FOROTEX 2010

Organized by the Chamber of Textile Industry in El Salvador, the event will be held on October 8th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

The first regional textile and clothing forum with discuss challenges facing the region against Asia´s accelerated growth in Asia.

Emilio Herrera, chief executive of the Salvadoran Chamber of Textiles and Apparel (CAMTEX) released some figures in an interview with ElSalvador.com "... from 2000 to 2009 Asia increased 1.5 times its exports, the CAFTA region exported in 2009 only 68.6 percent of what was exported in 2000, China multiplied 4.9 times its exports to the U.S. from 2000 to 2009 and El Salvador last year exported only 82.4 percent of what exported in 2000.”



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