Industry Associations from Turkey, Indonesia and Morocco join Asian Associations in IAF and STAR Network Initiative on ‘Manufacturers Payment and Delivery Terms’
Four major industry associations, the Indonesian Textile Association (API), the Turkish Clothing Manufacturers Association (TCMA), the Istanbul Ready-Made Garments Exporters’ Association (IHKIB) and the Moroccan Association of Textile & Clothing Industries (AMITH) are joining the new initiative by Asian manufacturer associations to drive better purchasing practices in the textile and garment industry.
The initiative, started by the STAR Network, supported by GIZ FABRIC, the International Apparel Federation (IAF) and the Better Buying Institute, presented their plans at the OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector on February 3rd, 2021. This marks a joint global effort led by manufacturers to establish a common position on payment and delivery conditions in the industry.
The initiative is supported by GIZs regional project FABRIC Asia, built on the input from STAR Network and IAF/ITMF members and managed by IAF with support from Better Buying Institute. The first phase of the project will run until March 31st of this year.