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Guatemala aiming for pole position in Central America's knitting industry
Friday, 17 February 2017

Guatemala City - Guatemala’s knitting industry has been transformed in recent years with significant investment in new mills and equipment both from overseas and domestic sources. Ideally situated in Central America, the majority of the country's textile and apparel production is destined for export with markets such as the USA a key destination.


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The January-February 2017 printed edition of Knitting Trade Journal, the leading technical magazine for the global knitting sector, is now available.

This issue includes the second part of our comprehensive review of the recent ITMA Asia + CITME exhibition including a detailed look at some of the latest developments in the flat knitting sector.

This issue also explores the latest innovations from the warp knitting sector as well as a detailed look at the knitting industry in Guatemala.

There are also reports from some of the latest trade shows from our correspondents at key exhibitions and some of the latest developments from yarn and fibre sector.

The January-February issue of Knitting Trade Journal also features all the latest, and original, industry news, insight and new patent developments.

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