[China Textile City: off-season is not light transformation and upgrading to improve efficiency]
Release date:[2022/8/30] Read a total of[73]time

China Textile City, located in Keqiao district of Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province, is the largest specialized textile market in Asia, accounting for about a quarter of the world's textile transactions each year. In the first half of this year, there were two consecutive local COVID-19 outbreak shocks here, but the whole market in the first seven months of the transaction did not fall but rose, showing the off-season is not light state.

The textile industry is now in the off-season, but in the Shaoxing textile City store, the reporter saw that staff are busy to customers open code, send samples. And at this company, batches of goods are being prepared for delivery to new customers along the Belt and Road.

From January to July this year, the turnover of light textile city market group reached 138.48 billion yuan, up 6.7% year-on-year. Although the increase is not high, for many businesses here, it is hard-won.

Spring is the market's peak season, but they have been hit twice this year. Difficulties such as disrupted logistics and rising prices of raw materials followed.

In the most difficult time, the government launched a series of rescue policies to help enterprises, from fiscal, financial, social security, employment and so on, a series of measures to help the timely rain, stabilized many market players.

However, to truly tide over the difficulties, merchants will need to redouble their efforts.

This main fashion women's clothing fabric enterprise person in charge told reporters that this year they accelerated the pace of upgrading from production to sales in all directions. On the one hand, we have developed many high-end acetic acid fabrics to improve the grade of products. At the same time, I set up my own designer team to make fabrics with ready-to-wear thinking and explore the market by combining e-commerce mode.

Shao told reporters that in order to improve efficiency, they have also digitized the entire production process this year.

Transformation and upgrading have significantly improved efficiency. In the first seven months of this year, Dashu Textile's sales rose 40 percent from the same period last year.

In the face of the fluctuations of the international market, many export-oriented merchants are also seeking new ways out. They are seeking new customers along the Belt and Road while increasing investment in the big domestic market. The company now accounts for 70% of its sales in the domestic market.

Zou Xiangping told reporters that after solving the survival problem, they are expanding the team of designers and optimizing the operation team.

Not long ago, Shaoxing's first railway port officially started construction. After completion, the export goods of the Light Textile City can be directly declared at the local customs, and connected with the "YixinEurope-China" freight train, greatly reducing the logistics cost of enterprises.

Yuan Xiaowen, Member of the Standing Committee of Keqiao District Committee of Shaoxing City and Secretary of the Party Working Committee of China Light Textile City: We will build a more modern light textile market and a more competitive "international textile city" by running the "Yixin-Europe" Keqiao train, deepening the market procurement trade and the pilot of cross-border e-commerce comprehensive test zone.

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