971 exhibitors take part in Shenzhen textile fair

A record 971 exhibitors from 12 countries and regions, and 17,664 trade buyers from 35 countries and regions took part in the Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen, reflecting the strength of the Southern China fashion sector. 


This year saw participation by 35 per cent more exhibitors in the show which also attracted 13 per cent more trade buyers.

Some of the big domestic brands sourcing at the fair this year included Bosideng, Elegant Prosper, Heilan Group, Marisfrolg, Peacebird and Purcotton, while the fair’s strong exhibitor profile and Shenzhen’s location adjacent to Hong Kong attracted global fashion labels such as Debenhams, Evisu, Giorgio Armani, Givenchy, Ralph Lauren and Triumph to source at the fair.

China, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the UK were represented by exhibitors again at this year’s fair, while India, Indonesia, Thailand and Turkey were new faces in 2018.

This year’s top 10 buyer countries and regions, excluding Mainland China, were Hong Kong, Taiwan, the US, Korea, India, Japan, Brazil, Australia, the UK and Macau.

Shenzhen is fast establishing itself as China’s fashion capital – with some 1,000 fashion brands, 2,000 garment companies and 30,000 fashion designers based in the city. 

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