There was a press conference in Dalian, Liaoning province, on July 2, 2013, for this year's China (Dalian) International Garment and Textile Fair, with local government heads and officials, as well as journalists from more than 30 media taking part, the Dalian Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau has reported.
The main purpose of the conference was to announce that the fair, whose hosts are the Ministry of Commerce, Dalian municipal government, and Dalian Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau, will be held at the Dalian World Expo Center, Xinghai Exhibition Hall, Sept 14 – 17.
The fair is expected to be both international and local, and more professional and diverse this year to display the garment industry's latest developments and trends. Preparations are currently under way, the organizers have said.
Qu Xiaofei, the city's deputy-mayor, asked the media to give the fair wide, but in-depth coverage, describing its influence on the local people and the garment business.
Edited by Zhao Qian and Roger Bradshaw