New Trends Transform Textile Industry
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
The growth in demand for sportswear, which has been a trend in several international markets, is forcing companies in El Salvador to modify their production processes.
Local manufacturers have identified that pants, leggings, biker shorts and other sportswear have become an urban fashion in different countries, which has led them to adapt their production processes to meet the growing demand.

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Patricia de Figueroa, executive director of the Chamber of the Textile Industry, Clothing and Free Zones (Camtex), explained to Elsalvador.com that "... Many of these garments are made by Salvadoran workers. In fact, El Salvador began manufacturing sportswear more than 10 years ago, when international companies established themselves in El Salvador."

The article adds that "... companies specializing in different segments have for years integrated a cluster of synthetics, in force to date, which has allowed them to evolve and keep pace with new trends. In other words, it incorporates the productive activities of the textile and clothing chain, from the production of fibers, the manufacture and finishing of yarns and fabrics, the design to the cutting and manufacturing of high value-added garments.

Regarding regional purchases of industry inputs, CentralAmericaData reports that in the first half of 2018 the main buyer of textile yarns and inputs in Central America was Guatemala, with $96 million, followed by El Salvador, with $94 million, Costa Rica, with $27 million, Nicaragua, with $24 million, Panama, with $12 million and Honduras, with $11 million.

Source: elsalvador.com
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