Posted by meb at April 15th, 2011
Turkey is set to increase organic textile exports, said an industry expert on Thursday at the countryâ€™s first-ever organic textile trade fair in the western province of Ä°zmir.
“Our textile exports amounted to $15 billion in 2010 and organic textile exports reached $60 million. Turkey exports organic textile products to more than 30 countries. The world organic textile market reached $6.8 billion in 2010. We want to increase our share in this market in the coming years,” said Aegean Clothing Manufacturers’ Association, or EGSD, chairman Emre KÄ±zÄ±lgÃ¼neÅŸler at the eventâ€™s opening remarks. Turkey was the world’s fourth largest exporter of textiles, he said. (more…)