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This section offers information about the associations related to apparel, garments and clothing industry complete with their brief profile along with contact address, telephone & fax numbers, website address etc. so that interested textile traders may contact the associations with ease.



The Association of the Austrian Clothing Industry

Profile : The Association of the Austrian Clothing Industry, an independent organization within the Austrian Economic Chamber, represents its members before the EU authorities and other national and international professional associations. Its members are from textile and other related industries such as bedding industry, industrial laundries and dry cleaners, industrial manufacturers of buttons and flags, automotive textile companies etc. It provides a wide range of services to its members while giving them a competitive edge. The Association's website contains a database of approximately 200 companies related to clothing products.

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Contact Address :Wiedner Hauptstraße 63, A-1045 Vienna
  +43/(0)/05 90 900 4905
  +43/(0)/05 90 900 4908

Association of textile, clothing and leather industry (ATOK)

Profile : ATOK represents its members from the Czech Republic's textile, apparel and leather sector before various public, government and international bodies. It facilitates the members in establishing new business contacts and exchanging information on business, economy and technologies. It also disseminates statistical information within the textile, apparel and leather sector along with policies, standards enacted and EU-measures applicable to the textile, apparel and leather sector.

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Contact Address : Tesnov 5 110 00 Prague CZECH REPUBLIC      atok@atok.cz
  +420 224 805 340
  +420 224 805 339

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA)

Profile : BGMEA, the apex apparel export trade association of Bangladesh, represents 4,490 apparel manufacturing units of the country. It aims at bringing excellence in the Bangladeshi ready made garments (RMG) sector by establishing and nurturing relationships with international buyers, businesses and trade associations, organizations, chambers, and research institutes. The Association also acts as a pressure group to protect the interests of its RMG sector and facilitates trade negotiations with global trade bodies such as the WTO, ILO, and UNCTAD.

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Contact Address : BGMEA Complex 23/1 Pantha Path Link Road Kawran Bazar, Dhaka 1215 Bangladesh      info@bgmea.com
  +880 2 9144552/3
  +880 2 8125732

Bulgarian Association of Apparel and Textile Producers and Exporters (BAATPE)

Profile : BAATPE works for overall growth of the Bulgarian apparel and textile industry and assists its members in raising their competitiveness by providing them with information on industry and fashion, foreign market regulations and requirements, marketing information, legal matters etc. It defends the economic, professional, legal and social interests of its members by establishing adequate business environment in the apparel and textile sector. It also offers business solutions and guides international companies in relocating their production.

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Contact Address : 1057 Sofia 36, Dragan Tsankov Blvd. World Trade Center INTERPRED 3rd floor, office 304      association@bgtextiles.org
  +359 2 969 31 61, +359 2 969 31 66
  +359 2 969 31 81

European Association of Textile Polyolefins (EATP)

Profile : EATP protects the interests of the European polyolefin textiles industry. It provides business services and a platform for contacts and discussion on common concerns. It aims at promoting the use of polyolefins for textiles applications, establishing communications throughout Europe on textile polyolefins, representing the industry at EU-level, CEN, ISO, etc. It also co-ordinates related associations and provides various services to member companies, including market information and seminars. It highlights such issues as fire resistance in finished products, toxicology, ecological matters, recycling issues, legal and regulating issues in the wider European market, anti-dumping cases among others.

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Contact Address : Avenue E. Van Nieuwenhuyse 4 1160 Brussels      info@eatp.org
  +32 2 676 74 72
  +32 2 676 74 74

Lithuanian Apparel and Textile Industry Association (LATIA)

Profile : LATIA is an association of about 170 companies of textile, clothing, leather, fur and footwear. It protects its members' interests and represents them before various organizations. It works for export promotion and helps them in searching business partners. It disseminates information about Lithuanian textile and apparel industry through its various publications. It also provides consultation on legal, market economy and management matters apart from organizing study tours at foreign destinations.

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Contact Address : Saltoniškiu str. 29/3, LT-08105 Vilnius- 4, Lithuania.      latia@latia.lt
 +370 5 2790131, 2751877, 2721323
  + 370 5 2721127

The Association of the Austrian textile industry

Profile : The Association of the Austrian textile industry is the interest group which serves Austria’s textile enterprises. It comprises 155 textile companies with a total staff of 14,600 employees. The growing demand of Austrian textile worldwide inspires the Association to work for further development of the industry.

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Contact Address : A-1013 Wien, Rudolfsplatz 12, PF 197  
  +43 (0)1 533 37 26-0
  +43 (0)1 533 37 26-40

The Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF)

Profile : TTF was established for representing Taiwan's textile industry to negotiate with the EEC regarding import quotas on textile manufacturing countries in 1975. Subsequently, TTF has expanded its scope of functioning to market promotion, product design, fashion information analysis, online information, technology training, collection and analysis of market information, certification of functional textiles, publications of textile information, issuance of Certificate of Origin, and other textile-related services. It is ISO 9001 certified from the British Standards Institution (BSI) for quality control systems.

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All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA)

Profile : APTMA is the trade association of the textile spinning, weaving, and composite mills in Pakistan. It represents 396 textile mills who produce spun and open-end yarn, grey, printed dyed fabrics and bed linen. It works for promoting and protecting the trade commerce and manufactures of Pakistan in general and of the cotton trade in particular. It acts as the voice of its members before various organizations and also disseminates relevant information regarding business. It also arbitrates in the settlement of disputes arising out of transactions, piece goods, yarn and other manufactured goods between parties.

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Contact Address : APTMA House, 44-A,Lalazar, Off: Moulvi Tamizuddin Khan Road, Karachi-74000, Pakistan      aptma@cyber.net.pk
  +92-21-111-700-000, +92-21-5610181, 5610191-92 & 5610195

The Estonian Clothing and Textile Association (ECTA)

Profile : ECTA aims at developing the clothing and textile industry of Estonia and represents and protects the common interests of Estonian clothing and textile producers. It is a member of the European Clothing and Textile Association (EURATEX), the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Estonian Foreign Trade Union and the Estonian Confederation of Employers. Companies of all sizes are the members of ECTA.

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Contact Address :Tartu mnt 63 10115 Tallinn Estonia      aptma@cyber.net.pk
  +92-21-111-700-000, +92-21-5610181, 5610191-92 & 5610195

The Textile Federation (Texfed)

Profile : Texfed is made up of five Constituent Trade Associations- The South African Cotton Textile Manufacturers’ Association (SACTMA); The South African Worsted Manufacturers’ Trade Association (SAWMTA); The National Fabric Knitters’ Trade Association (NFKTA); The South African Technical Textile Manufacturers’ Association (SATTMA); and The Fibre Group. It acts as the voice of its members nationally as well as internationally.

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Contact Address :40 Seventh Avenue, Edenvale 1609, South Africa      texfed@jhbmail.co.za
 (011) 454-2342
  (011) 454-2654

Irish Clothing and Textile Alliance (ICATA)

Profile : ICATA is the association of companies in Ireland engaged in clothing, knitwear, woven textile and technical textile industries. It represents its members before the Government, public agencies and other representative organizations. It is a member of EURATEX, the European Textile and Clothing Association and the International Apparel Federation (IAF). It also organizes many events to facilitate networking among its members.

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Contact Address :Confederation House 84-86 Lower Baggot Street Dublin 2 Ireland      firstname.surname@ibec.ie
  +353 1 605 1529/1580
  +353 1 638 1529/1580


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