Over 100 textile and clothing manufacturers are expected to participate in Tehran Modex, the international trade fair for clothing, fashion, accessories, design, and affiliated industries. As per Tehran Times, the fair scheduled to be held at Shahr-e-Aftab International Exhibition Center from October 12-15, 2021. Abolqasem Shirazi, Chairman, Union of Garments Manufacturers and Sellers, believes the exhibition will introduce the export capacities and potentials of medium-sized units. It will focus on the complete textile chain including design, production, and raw materials.
The exhibition will also help manufacturers focus their exports to specific markets besides expanding into newer destinations. It will also help Iran focus on its major buyers including Iraq, Turkey, Afghanistan, and Armenia.
The value of Iran’s garment exports reached over $113 million during the previous Iranian calendar year 1399 (ended on March 20) to register a 99-percent rise year on year, according to Afsaneh Mehrabi, Director-General, Weaving and Garment Industries Department, Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade.