‘Heimtextil Frankfurt’, an internationally unique platform for home and contract textiles began today at Frankfurt, Germany.
Messe Frankfurt, one of the world’s leading trade fair, congress and event organisers, is organising the event.
A total of 20 Bangladeshi home textile manufacturing companies are taking part in the four-day trade show ‘Heimtextil Frankfurt 2023’.
Among the Bangladeshi exhibitors, some companies, including Debonair Padding and Quality Solution, Jaantex Industries and Innovating Fabric Ltd, are taking part under Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) pavilion while the other companies, including ACS Textiles, Karupannya Rangpur, Momtex Expo, Zaber and Zubair and Shabab Fabrics, are participating directly.
This year Karupannya Rangpur and Neel Nagar Industries are located in Hall 06, displaying high end Jute products and polyester staple fiber products respectively.
ACS Textiles has the largest booth from Asia in Hall 10.2 while Momtex Expo and Premeir 1888 limited, Zaber and Zubair are also showcasing their products in the premium hall.
The tradeshow will present a global range of product innovations in textile interior design.
As the leading global trade fair, Bangladesh also maps market changes with its focus themes on interior, architecture and hospitality.
Md. Saiful Islam, Minister (Commercial), Joint Secretary, of Bangladesh Embassy in Berlin, said Bangladesh is one of the major exporters of home textile products in the world.
“The demand for home textiles is increasing, especially because consumers in the international markets are giving importance to changing home decor more frequently and are looking out for new and innovative products to innovate their homes and offices. The major export destinations for Bangladeshi home textiles include Europe, the US, Japan, Canada, and Australia,” he added.
As per the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), Bangladesh is regularly exporting different types of home textile products such as terry towels, bedspreads, pillow covers, cotton table napkins, furnishing fabrics, cushion covers, bath linen, and other home furnishings.
In fiscal 2021-22, the export of Bangladesh’s home textiles grew by nearly 43.28 percent year-on-year.
Upcoming home textile fairs are in Shanghai, New Delhi and New York.