Russian textile businessmen participating in a seminar in Portugal


Textiles and Fashion in Portugal seminar was part of a visit by a group of Russian entrepreneurs and managers mainly involved in retail and distribution chains of the textile and footwear sector who wanted to obtain an overview of the Textile and Fashion Industry in Portugal.

The event held on the last month of May in Guimarães was promoted by TecMinho and the Department of Textile Engineering of Minho University and aimed to show the business structure of the textile/clothing/fashion and footwear sector in Portugal, and its evolutionary and competitive dynamics.

During the initiative, professors Graça Guedes and António Dinis Marques presented the current situation of the textile, clothing and fashion sector in Portugal, including the socioeconomic and technical-scientific networks of support to the sector.