France will host the 2023 spring-summer season with Turkish clothes
Turkish ready-to-wear and clothing exports to France reached $1 billion. The Aegean Ready-to-Wear and Apparel Exporters’ Association will organize the 8th annual participation in Premiere Vision Manufacturing Paris, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious exhibitions in the fashion industry, from 10 to February 12, 2022.
Burak Sertbaş, President of the Aegean Garment and Apparel Exporters Association, informed that the PV fair brings together the yarn, fabric, leather, ready-to-wear, accessories and textile sectors. design, and that it is held twice a year, and that the highest international attendance at the last fair was from Turkey. “After the pause in physical activities due to the pandemic, the PV Paris show in September 2021 was the first international physical show that we as EHKİB participated in. While a total of 120 Turkish companies, including companies participating in the nationally participating EHKİB organization, participated in the show, 7 manufacturers from Turkey participated in the “ready-to-wear” section of the show due to the uncertain environment created by the pandemic. Normally, 30 companies participated in PV Manufacturing exhibition in EHKİB national participation organizations. 12 ready-to-wear manufacturers from Izmir and Istanbul are participating in the February show, where we will hold the national participation organization for the 17th time. With the return to normal, the number of participating companies will catch up with its previous course. Our companies will present their collections for the spring-summer 2023 season to importers around the world. »
Turkey’s exports to France increased by 28%, while Aegean exports increased by 46%.
that of Turkey; Pointing out that after China, Bangladesh and Italy, France is the country that imports the most clothes, Sertbaş said: “France imported a total of 2021 billion dollars of ready-to-wear products. during the 11-month period of 25.2, while our country holds 6.5% of the French clothing market. socket. In the export of clothing, France is our 5th market. We achieved our goal of exporting $1 billion to France thanks to our successful strategies in foreign markets. Turkey’s ready-to-wear exports to France increased by 2021% in 28, reaching the level of 1 billion dollars. At the same time, France is the country where we are increasing our exports the most, after Israel and Spain, among our top 10 markets. Our ready-to-wear exports from the Aegean to France reached 2021 million dollars in 46 with a 50% increase compared to the previous year. noted.
The finalists of the 15th EIB fashion design competition in Paris
Announcing that PV Manufacturing Paris Fair will host the finalists of the 15th EIB Fashion Design Competition, Zülal Açar, Selen Tavtın, Ayşe Kaya, Manolya Yalçınkaya and Fadime Yıldırım, Sertbaş said that the designers who made it to the finals and won the competition will receive cash prizes. , the greatest fashion designers in the world. He added that he had the chance to visit international ready-to-wear fairs organized by EHKİB and international scholarships in his schools.
Close Supply Highlights Turkey
Seray Seyfeli, Vice President of EHKİB and Chairman of the Foreign Market Strategies Development Committee, explained that the uncertainty created by the pandemic and health concerns led to the cancellation of major European fairs. “Among these fairs, there is also the Munich Fabric Start Sourcing fair, which we plan to participate in through our association at the national level in January. Turkey is the country that participates in the PV Manufacturing division with the largest number of companies. This situation shows the power and potential of the Turkish garment industry in the face of the risks of the global supply chain, where uncertainties and costs are increasing. During the pandemic period, the importance of Turkey increased as brands tended to source from nearby geographies due to existing risks. We have received requests for cooperation in the near future.
Turkey’s fashion industry closes in on Denmark, England, France
Seyfeli said: “Following the request for a bilateral meeting from the Consulate General of Denmark in Istanbul, we held bilateral business meetings in Izmir in November 2021 with the participation of member companies of our association and a group of Danish buyers. The second procurement committee is scheduled for March 2022. A meeting took place between the British online retail giant Boohoo Group and our manufacturing companies. Our association is continuing its contacts with the Fédération Française du Tricot and the French distribution chain Monoprix for future collaborations. Last year, we launched our project called AHA (AegeanHasApparel) to promote the Aegean region’s ready-to-wear industry internationally. We want to increase the brand’s international awareness by promoting the AHA (AegeanHasApparel) project, which is one of EHKİB’s priorities in 2022, at international events organized by our association, especially the PV show. noted.