FAIRWORLD JANUARY 2017 － Heimtextil | Frankfurt #74
As one of the major players in the textile industry, Turkey, especially in recent years, strengthens its leading position in the world markets.
Turkish home textile continues to grow without slowing down despite general economic shrinkage in EU countries. Our companies have a high spirit and follow an active and dynamic strategy focused on growth.
You can see it in the participation to Heimtextil that offer a significant market and endorsement opportunity for Turkish home textile.
It exports its products all over the world during the year. There are some troubles in the Russian market because of the political tension between two countries, but it is not a serious problem to affect the general situation. This year space hired by Turkish companies will be 4.000 square meters more in Heimtextil.
Our home textile industry, today, has a sustainable competitive power updating its deep-rooted knowledge heritage with current information and technologies in the world home textile industry. Now it's in the position of both producer and exporter.
Today we are a country that can make our own creations; offers quality at affordable prices; provide its customers with opportunity to select collections it designed for them.
We have able to dispatch quickly any product in time and volume demanded, so point we reached in the industry is very clear, we try to fulfill all conditions to make better.
Turkish home textile's trade volume reached to 13 billion dollars and it's a really strong sector with export of 5.5 billion dollars. Turkey, Europe's leader in textile export, is ranked 4th in the world and the industry aims to rise to second in the world rankings.
Meanwhile, this year Heimtextil will be again a great platform for furniture and decorative fabric producers. The world’s biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles, is currently experiencing a great demand in the field of decorative and furniture fabrics. The brand-name companies returning to Heimtextil in 2016 include Enzo Degli, Luilor, TEXAO, Marzotto Lab, Ratti Spa and Pozzi Arturo from Italy, Libeco-Lagae, Verbatex and Annabel Textiles from Belgium and Penelope from Turkey.