International Textile Trade Fair in Guatemala

On May 20th-22nd the XXIII edition of the Apparel Sourcing Show will be held with the presence of companies in the region and international buyers.

Monday, March 24, 2014

The international event will be held at the Grand Tikal Futura Hotel, where it is expected that 500 exhibiting companies will take part along with five thousand potential buyers from various textile countries in Latin America and elsewhere.

From a statement by

"In its thirteenth edition the event will offer a wide variety of options for textiles produced in the region. Buyers will be able to have access to various suppliers from Central America, who they can trade with using the tariff advantages of the CAFTA-DR Trade Agreement. "

The event will involve manufacturers of textiles, clothing and accessories as well as firms providing equipment and technology for the sector. "

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