IGATEX Pakistan 2016- the 9th International Garment, Textile Machinery & Accessories Exhibition will be held from April 20 to 23, 2016 at Expo Centre Lahore. Pakistan’s benchmark event showcasing latest innovations in the garment and textile industry is a pioneer and trendsetting exhibition that has been introducing textile machinery and technology in Pakistan.
The event has developed itself into one of the largest and well established garment, textile and leather machinery and accessories exhibition and conference in the South Asia and has emerged as an established platform in the textile industry which provides demonstrations of various cutting edge industry tools and technology.
Located at the crossroads of Asia, Pakistan has become a focal point for investors and has in recent years, gained recognition as an important market among other textile manufacturing countries of the region. Considered as one of the top 10 textile exporting countries of the world, Pakistan is the 4th largest producer of cotton yarn and cloth, and the 3rd largest player in Asia with a spinning capacity of 5 per cent of total world production. It also ranks 2nd in the export of yarn, 3rd in the export of cloth and contributes 3 per cent to the total textile trade of the world.