Industry Profiles

30 Sectors

We have begun the process of creating Industry Groupings to facilitate partner and opportunity searches by activity rather than by country.
These initial 30 Groups will no doubt expand as we develop the Exporters Almanac in the future.

For each of these Industry profiles we provide:

1. Business Networks
& Online Markets

2. International Trade

3. Industry

4. Industry

5. International Trade

6. NACE & SIC Code

Textiles & Leather

NACE: C13; C14.1.1; C15; G46.2.4; G46.4.1;

SIC: 22; 31

Business Networks & Online Markets
Products and services related to the Apparel-Textile-Fashion industry, such as materials (cotton, fibre, trim, yarn and silk), accessories, equipment and machinery. runs the leading textile and apparel vertical nets, consisting of B2B Marketplace, Directory Search Engine, Career Center , Buyers' Guide, and Weblog.
Tradeworlds - Leather
Tradeworlds - Textiles
Tradeworlds - Wool

International Trade & Standards Organisations
Advanced Textiles Association (ATA)
ATA is a not-for-profit trade association comprised of member companies representing the international specialty fabrics marketplace. Member companies range in size from one-person fabrication shops to multinational corporations.
CINET Professional Textile Care
A global umbrella association with 100+ members (national associations, international suppliers, research institutes and individual companies).
The official site for the European Leather Industry.
European Apparel and Textile Confederation
EURATEX represents the interests of the European textile and clothing industry at the level of the EU institutions.
European Association for Textile Polyolefins
EATP represents, promotes and serves the interests of the European polyolefin textiles industry.
European Industrial Hemp Association
The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) had seven members from the EU countries Great Britain, the Netherlands, Germany and Italy, all of them primary processors of Hemp (so-called fibre separation companies).
International Cotton Association (ICA)
The world’s leading international cotton trade association and arbitral body.
International Council of Tanners
The worldwide organisation for producers of leather.
International Intenet Leathercrafters' Guild
Our purpose is to bring leatherworkers together through the internet to promote the art and craft of leatherwork with the exchange of information, patterns, and tips, while encouraging fellowship.
International Textile and Apparel Association
ITAA advances excellence in education, scholarship and innovation, and their global applications.
International Textile Manufacturers Federation
ITMF is an international forum for the world's textile industries, dedicated to keeping the world-wide membership constantly informed through surveys, studies and publications ... etc....
International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Society (IULTCS)
The IULTCS is founded for the purpose of encouraging the technology, chemistry, and science of leather on a worldwide basis.
International Wool Textile Organisation
IWTO is the recognized global authority for standards in the wool textile industry. Since 1930, IWTO has represented the interests of the global wool trade.
Leather Naturally
Leather Naturally promotes the use of globally-manufactured sustainable leather and seeks to inspire and inform designers, creators, and consumers about its beauty, quality and versatility.
Leather Working Group
The online resource for all stakeholders in the leather industry including brands, manufacturers, suppliers, NGOs and end users.
Textile Exchange is a global non-profit that works closely with our members to drive industry transformation in preferred fibers, integrity and standards and responsible supply networks.
We are the leading European association for textile rental companies and national textile services associations in Europe.
The Global Organic Textile Standard
GOTS is comprised of 4 reputed member organisations: OTA (USA), IVN (Germany), Soil Association (UK) and JOCA (Japan). Our vision is that organic textiles will become a significant part of everyday life, enhancing people’s lives and the environmnent.
The Textile Institute
The mission of The Textile Institute is to promote professionalism in all areas associated with the textile industries worldwide.

Industry Directories
Hides Leather Furs - Europe Bloombiz
Hides Leather Furs - TradeBoss
Leather and Leather Products; Footwear - Trade NOSIS
Leather And Tannery - Ezilon
Textile articles other than apparel - Trade NOSIS
Textile Industry - Global Database
Textiles And Nonwovens - Ezilon
Textiles - Europe Bloombiz
Textiles Leather Products - CompanyList
Textiles Leather Products - Global Companies
Textile Source
Textiles - TradeBoss
Yarn and thread; woven and tufted textile fabrics - Trade NOSIS

Industry News
Built with an aim to bolster and serve the textile fraternity, Fibre2Fashion Pvt. Ltd is a market driven B2B portal.
The world leader in its field, HALI (the name means carpet in Turkish) is the glue that holds the international rug and textile art market together. Described as “the benchmark against which all other art publications measure their quality”, HALI is an international quarterly magazine of exceptional style, brimming with information. It is .........
Indian Leather Magazine
INDIAN LEATHER is a Digest of leather News Published on 8th of every month. Established in 1967 by Late Sri S.Sankaran, it has successfully completed 50 years of continuous publications and has entered 51st year.
International Leather Make
ILM is the leading news and business information service for the leather industry delivering content multi-platform across print, online and events. New media remains at the forefront of ILM’s reader communication strategy and in just 4 years helped us develop an unbeatable global audience of over 24,000 with 90% accounting for online.
LA is the India’s leading monthly magazine with news and business information service for the leather, footwear & its Allied Industries delivering content multi-platform across print & online media. went live in 2000 as the news portal to complement World Leather magazine, offering the latest industry news, market intelligence, product information and much more. It is the most comprehensive news site for the industry, with a searchable archive of more than 16,500 stories. News is updated five times a day, with one free story each day.
Leather International
Textile Report
Textile Standards & Legislation
Media platform for the global textile and apparel industries.
Textile View
The latest industry news, insights, and analysis.
Textile World
World Textile Information Network
World Textile Information Network (WTiN) is an information provider, delivering unmatched intelligence and insight into the global textile manufacturing industry. Whether through, the WTiN app, portfolio of business-to-business magazines, exhibition newspapers and conferences, WTiN’s content is recognised for its authority and market-leading coverage.
YnFx is the world's premier and most trusted market information initiative, with a mission to provide companies in global textile markets a competitive edge by delivering authentic and timely pricing data and high-value market analysis.

International Trade Events
10times List - Leather & Leatherite
10times List - Textile, Fabrics & Yarns
Advanced Textiles Expo
Textile & Garment Technology Exhibition (ITMA)
TradeFairDates - Fabrics & Textiles
TradeFairDates - Haberdashery
TradeFairDates - Textile