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2024 Exintex            Mexico Textile Machinery & Textile Exhibition
2024 Exintex Mexico Textile Machinery & Textile Exhibition
Time: 2024.02.27~03.01
Location: Puebla Mexico
2024 Exintex            Mexico Textile Machinery & Textile Exhibition
Market introduction

"Exintex, which started in 1991, is the most well-known and largest exhibition in the textile and clothing industry in Mexico. It is also one of the most important textile and garment industry exhibitions in Latin America. In the previous edition of the exhibition, there were 800 exhibitors from 30 countries, attracting 25,000 visitors and professional buyers from 26 different countries and regions, including the United States, Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Brazil, Canada, among others.

Puebla is the most important textile and clothing city in Mexico, holding a dominant position within the entire Mexican industry."
With more than 30 years of experience, Exintex has been consolidated as one of the most important trade fairs of the textile area in Mexico and one of the most important fairs in Latin America.

Exhibition introduction
Overall Scale: Mexico's textile industry is one of the largest manufacturing sectors in the country, making significant contributions to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and employment. According to the latest data, the textile and clothing industry in Mexico accounts for approximately 2% of the GDP.

Export Markets: Mexico's textile industry primarily focuses on exports, with its textile and clothing products widely exported to the United States, Canada, Europe, and other Latin American countries. Mexico benefits from trade advantages under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its successor agreement, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), positively impacting Mexico's textile exports.

Production Capacity: Mexico possesses robust production capacity and technological strength in textile and clothing manufacturing. Textile factories in Mexico typically specialize in medium to high-end textile products and boast advanced production equipment and technology.

Labor Force and Employment: Mexico's textile industry offers a substantial number of job opportunities, especially for low-skilled workers seeking employment. The textile industry is distributed across various regions in Mexico, particularly in areas with concentrated textile manufacturing, such as around Mexico City, Puebla, and Jalisco.

1. Cotton Fabric: Mexico produces a significant amount of cotton fabric, including various types such as cotton yarn fabric, plain-woven cotton, twill-woven cotton, and color-woven denim. Cotton fabric holds a vital position in Mexico's textile market and is widely used in clothing manufacturing, home textile products, and industrial purposes.

2. Woolen Fabric: Mexico, with its rich textile traditions, also has a presence in woolen fabric in its textile market. Mexico's woolen fabrics are renowned for their high-quality wool and exquisite craftsmanship, including items like wool blankets, shawls, and other woolen products.

3. Silk: Mexico has an industry for producing silk and silk-made products. Mexican silk is favored for its delicate texture, intricate patterns, and fine craftsmanship, such as silk clothing, scarves, and silk decorative items.

4. Linen Fabric: The Mexican textile industry also includes enterprises that produce linen fabric. Linen fabric in Mexico is commonly used in crafting traditional attire and handicrafts, like linen clothing, linen curtains, and linen fiber crafts.

5. Technical Textiles: Mexico's textile industry also involves the production of technical textiles such as waterproof and breathable fabrics, fire-resistant textiles, and medical textiles. These technical textiles hold significant value in medical, safety, and industrial fields due to their specific applications.

Trade Relations
The policy support of Mexico's foreign trade is reflected in several aspects:

1. **Free Trade Agreements:** Mexico actively engages in signing free trade agreements with other countries and regions to promote trade liberalization and economic cooperation. Mexico is a member of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the subsequent United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Additionally, Mexico has signed free trade agreements with various countries and regions in Europe, the Asia-Pacific, Central America, and South America, expanding trade opportunities.

2. **Tariff Reduction and Trade Facilitation:** Mexico has implemented measures to reduce tariffs, lower import and export barriers, simplify trade procedures and processes to enhance trade efficiency. Furthermore, Mexico provides trade facilitation measures such as tariff exemptions, tariff reductions, tax refunds, and special economic zones to attract foreign investment and foster trade development.

3. **Investment Promotion and Protection:** Mexico aims to attract foreign investment and offers a range of incentives and favorable policies for foreign investors. Establishing investment promotion agencies, Mexico provides consultancy, guidance, and support to investors. Moreover, Mexico has signed Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) with multiple countries, offering legal protection and mechanisms for resolving investment disputes for foreign investors.

4. **Trade Diversification and Market Expansion:** Mexico encourages businesses to explore new trade markets and seek diverse trading partners. Actively participating in international trade exhibitions and events, Mexico promotes the export of its goods and services. Additionally, the Mexican government encourages market research, product upgrades, and innovation among businesses to enhance competitiveness and expand market share.
Favoured Policy
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Exhibit Scope
Textile Machinery
Spinning preparation, chemical fiber production, spinning machinery and its auxiliaries and accessories
Winding, deformation, twisting machines and their auxiliaries and accessories
Netting, bonding, and finishing machines for nonwoven fabrics and felting, as well as their auxiliaries and accessories
Weaving preparation, weaving, tufting machines and their auxiliaries and accessories
Knitting machinery and its auxiliaries and accessories
Embroidery machinery and its auxiliaries and accessories
Knitting machinery and accessories
Washing, bleaching, dyeing, drying, finishing, rolling, shearing, and folding machines and their auxiliaries and accessories
Printing and digital printing machines and their auxiliaries, inks and accessories
Clothing and other textile processing machinery and its auxiliary machinery and accessories
Laboratory testing and measuring equipment and their accessories
Transportation, handling, logistics, warehousing, and packaging equipment and accessories
Recycling equipment, waste reduction and pollution prevention equipment and their accessories
Software for design, data monitoring, processing, and integration
Dyes and textile chemicals for the textile industry
Mechanical Equipment: Sewing machines, embroidery machines, cutting machines, printing machines, sergers, spinning equipment, hemming machines, ironing machines, fabric covering machines, weaving machines, screen printing machinery, knitting machinery, and various types of machinery equipment and accessories.

Accessories: Needles, locks, zippers, hooks, buttons, lace, elastic bands, ribbons, decorations, labels, shoulder patches, and more.

Clothing: Fashion wear, professional attire, men's clothing, women's clothing, children's clothing, elderly clothing, casual wear, sportswear, and others.

Apparel: Various gloves, scarves, socks, ties, etc.

Fur & Imitation Leather: Artificial leather, fur items, etc.

Footwear: Men's shoes, women's shoes, children's shoes, sandals, etc.

Fabrics: Woven fabrics, knit fabrics, non-woven fabrics for apparel, composite fabrics, commonly used textile materials, etc.

Auxiliary Materials: Lace trimmings, buttons, zippers, beads and sequins, hardware fittings, lining fabrics, labels, etc.

Household Textiles: Bedding, curtains, cushions, carpets, bath towels, kitchen textiles, bedspreads, blankets, etc.

Industrial Textiles: Medical and hygiene textiles, filtration and separation textiles, geotextiles, automotive textiles, structural reinforcement textiles, etc.