COTTON USA Sourcing Program Sponsors FOROTEX in El Salvador
The COTTON USA Sourcing Program sponsored the Forum of Textiles and Apparel (FOROTEX) 2016 in San Salvador on March 16, an event organized by the Chamber of Textiles, Clothing and Free Zones of El Salvador (CAMTEX).
Speakers at FOROTEX explored trends and strategies to compete in international markets. The forum consisted of four panels covering the following topics:
1) Preparing for increased competition in the U.S. market and challenges of the TPP in the CAFTA region;
2) Meeting the expectations of international customers;
3) Prospective investors in El Salvador; and
4) A review of current strategies for where the Salvadoran industry should direct its energy to remain competitive.
COTTON USA had an information stand and sponsored materials distributed to the approximate 225 attendees. Several U.S. mills attended the event, including Antex Knitting Mills, Buhler Quality Yarns, Contempora Fabrics, CCW, Keer America Corporation, Frontier Spinning Mills, Parkdale and SAS Textiles.