“Our textile exports amounted to $15 billion in 2010 and organic textile
exports reached $60 million. Turkey exports organic textile products to
more than 30 countries. The world organic textile market reached $6.8
billion in 2010. We want to increase our share in this market in the
coming years,” said Aegean Clothing Manufacturers’ Association, or EGSD,
chairman Emre Kýzýlgüneþler at the event’s opening remarks. Turkey was
the world’s fourth largest exporter of textiles, he said. ” “..

Organized by EGSD, the Organic Fashion Ýzmir, or OFI, started Thursday at Ýzmir’s Swiss Hotel Grand Efes 16.
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Worldwide famous companies such as Adidas, HandM, Puma, Otto, Nike,
MarksandSpencer, Nike and GAP, and textile firms from Germany, Belgium,
Denmark, France, Spain, Poland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and
Jordan are participating in the trade show. ” “..

On the sidelines of the fair, a seminar on “Sustainable Business
Opportunities for the Turkish Textile Industry” was held with
representatives from leading textiles companies.