Around 130 Italian companies will be exhibiting at the upcoming ITMA ASIA+CITME 2018, from October 15 to 20 in Shanghai. Of these, 63 manufacturers will be presenting their technology offerings within National Sector Groups organized by ACIMIT, the Italian Association of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, and the ICE-Agency. The total exhibition surface area occupied by Italian businesses amounts to roughly 6,300 square meters, placing Italy among the main exhibiting nations at the event.
Asia, and China in particular, represent the primary foreign markets for Italian machinery manufacturers in the sector. Over the first half of 2018, fully 46% of Italian exports of textile machinery was destined for Asia, compared to 37% for European Countries, and 12% to the Americas. The Chinese market is the main destination for Italian exports, with a 16% share of the total. Over the first six months of the current year, the value of exports amounted to 156 million euros. Other major export destinations for Italian machinery manufacturers in Asia include India, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
The most required Italian textile machines in Asia are finishing machines (making up 32% of the total), followed by spinning ones (27%), accessories (20%), knitting and weaving ones (8%) and other machines (5%).
All the textile operators, visiting ITMA Asia + Citme 2018, could find among the Italian textile machinery manufacturers the proper answer to their needs in terms of quality, technology and creativity.
ACIMIT will be present at ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018 at the INDUSTRY INFORMATION HUB – Association Village (Hall 1, Stand F58).