The second phase of the first Denimsandjeans Expo will be held in the city on 15th & 16th October, 2014 at Hotel Radisson. Industry growth, attracting buyers towards Bangladesh for quality jeans and related apparel are the main focuses of the show. The first phase of the expo was held in March.
Sandeep Agarwal, the founder at Denimsandjeans.com Bangladesh show explains “Bangladesh is the second largest denim apparel manufacturing country in the world and China is in first position. This is the reason behind planning to hold a denim event here for last few years and the first show was materialized in March’14. Our second event shall be an extension of the last event and we hope to bring in the some of the best in the denim industry together again.”
Bangladesh has become the favorite destination of the retailers and brands worldwide. Its current denim fabric production covers about 40% of its requirements. Some figures from Denimsandjeans.com website “While Bangladesh exported about 74 million pieces of denim apparel to US in 2013; it shipped around 140 million pieces of jeans to Europe. It was actually the largest exporter of men’s jeans to Europe in 2013 with 89 million pcs compared to 65 million pcs from China. Also notable is the growth achieved in exporting these products in 2013 despite a lot of disturbances. The denim apparel exports from Bangladesh surged by 11.48% to US in 2013 over 2012 and to EU by over 19.65% in the same period.
The organizers are expecting a high turnout of brands, buying houses, apparel entrepreneurs, fashion professionals, stakeholders and related companies in technology, chemicals, piece dyes of the industry from Europe, US, UK and several Asian countries.
The Denimsandjeans.com Bangladesh show derives its name from the website of Sandeep Agarwal- Denimsandjeans.com. This website has been serving the world denim industry since 2007 by bringing out latest reports, trends, news and views on denim. Anyone can receive free denim reports by entering their email on the website and all the free reports are received by the receiver. This enables a large number of denim professionals worldwide to receive latest denim information on regular basis.