MALAYSIA: AFTEX Says Liberalisation Will Bring Challenges
The Asean Federation of Textiles Industry (AFTEX) reaffirmed its commitment towards greater intra-Asean trade and cooperative activities in view of the challenges ahead with the liberalisation of the international trade of textiles and apparels, Asia Pulse reported today.Speaking at a joint press conference after the AFTEX 18th council and 16th plenary meeting, AFTEX said that cooperation was essential to ensure that the Asean textiles and apparels industry would be able to maintain and expand on its international market share.Incoming president Yap Fung Kong, who is also vice-chair for the Malaysian Textile Manufacturers Association (MTMA), said AFTEX members must pull their resources together to give the Asean textile industry a greater global presence.
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