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About GENTEX Fair

GENTEX Fair is organized with the intention to boost the textile industry of South Asia for Generations to come. The fair will be focused on Fibers, Yarns, Fabrics, Accessories and Garment Machinery.

The Exhibitors and Buyers from across the globe will be brought under one roof of GENTEX for showcasing their quality products. They shall have the advantage to capture the South Asia market as its becoming the potential Hub of Garmenting.

GENTEX will be an one-stop sourcing platform that will help the exhibitors to connect with Fabric manufacturer, Fabric Importers, Distributors, Garment Exporters, Garment Manufacturers, Buying Houses and Buying Agents, Local and International Retail Chains, Departmental Stores, Apparel Brands, Fashion Designers, Merchandisers, etc. from the SAARC, GCC, Africa and South Asia region.

About Organiser

GBC India Expositions Pvt Ltd was established with the objective of promoting Indian foreign trade. We are a trade promotion organization that markets, represents and organizes trade shows, seminars, conferences and trade missions in India and across the globe. GBC India has its corporate office in Mumbai, the financial and commercial hub of India.

We provide premium services and solutions as show organizers and trade promoters. Our strength lies in connecting national and international buyers and sellers by giving them the right platform to build a brand and recognize the true value of the product it deserves."

We also connect the organizations and entrepreneurs who are looking to expand their business activities globally and thus facilitate the expansion of international trade networks by adopting the best business practices between nations.

Why Sri-Lanka?

  • Well established, export oriented manufacturing industry
  • Ready supply of raw materials and expanding resource base
  • Literate, trainable workforce
  • Geographical location and infrastructure advantages
  • Compliance with best international labour and environmental laws and practices
  • Market and environmental policies by government
  • An array of attractive incentives extended for apparel/textile industry
  • Unlimited quota free access to the EU Markets
  • Preferential access to Indian markets including duty free concessions provided by FTA(free trade agreement) between SL and India
  • Sri Lanka Apparel Manufacturers & Suppliers are reputed worldwide for its quality ethical fashion apparel
  • Sri Lanka apparel export industry is the most significant and dynamic contributor for Sri Lanka’s economy accounting to 40% of total exports and 52% of industrial products exports.

Why South Asia

South Asia is not only one of the most populated regions in the world but also an emerging market for textiles and garments. It is bestowed with benefits such as availability of abundant and cheap labour, water and other raw materials for textile manufacturing processes, large production of cotton and being close to growing markets and hence it has become global hub for textile and clothing exports.

India has made a significant contribution towards production of cotton fiber, growing incredibly to become the world's second largest producer. Pakistan has doubled its textile and clothing exports over the past few years; Bangladesh's garment exports have increased by 170% since 2001–02; and Sri Lanka's textile and clothing exports have increased by 40% since 2004.