China to boost ties with Mekong nations in textile, apparel sectors

China will step up cooperation with the five Mekong countries in the textile and apparel sectors, according to the China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC).

More efforts will be made to strengthen trade and investment interaction and improve cooperation mechanisms, so as to deepen the integration of industrial chains including clothing, yarn and textile equipment, according to the CNTAC.

Since the establishment of the Lancang-Mekong cooperation mechanism, the import and export trade of textiles and apparel between China and the five Mekong countries has seen steady growth with expanding scale of investment, said Xu Yingxin, the council’s vice president.

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