Apparel Sourcing & Investment opportunities at Arise Textile Parks in West Africa

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Hosted by USFIA and Arise IIP

‘Arise IIP’ is an infrastructure major with shareholding jointly held by Olam International Singapore & Africa Finance corporation.

It is an Integrated Industrial platform developer having SEZ’s operating successfully in West Africa & recently come forward with a very formidable textile eco-system for its newly built textile parks at Togo & Benin.

The ‘PIA’ textile park at Togo & ‘GDIZ’ textile park at Benin are the epitome of Public Private partnership (Govt. shareholding) & provides the global textile investors a resourceful ecosystem ensuring-

  • Fully traceable non GM, CMIA certified home grown cotton
  • Trained & competitive work force
  • Renewable solar power
  • Common effluent treatment plant ( ZLD/ZDHC)
  • Plug n Play garmenting sheds 
  • Great logistics advantage due to ICD (with in park) & location next to sea port
  • Benefits under ‘AGOA’(for US) & EBA(for EU/UK), in a Peaceful & politically stable country
  • Stable currency CFA (as pegged against Euro)
  • Ease of Visa, Company formation, registration & flexible expat recruitments
  • Flexibility to co-invest, JV formation with ‘Arise’

Along with a series of investor friendly fiscal n non fiscal incentives 

For the Apparel/Home textile Retailers & Brands , it extends an unmatched opportunity for supply chain diversification by sourcing apparels through factories operating in the park with long terms tie-up commitments.

To lead by example, Arise is constructing a total of ‘five’ state of the art, vertical integrated, fully traceable, highly sustainable Knit apparels & home textile units in these parks, which shall roll out approx. 100 million pcs/annum. We are looking forward to connecting & working with you.

Panelist 1 –

Mr. Raja – CEO (Textiles & Apparels)- Arise IIP
Raja has 37 years of experience managing textile plants globally.
His strengths include:

  • Strategy development and execution
  • Business Turnaround
  • Managing Large Textile Operations
  • Country Level Strategy formulation for the Textile Industry
  • Establishing new business and scaling
  • Developing leaders

He has established businesses, turned-around plants, led turn-key projects and managed large textile operations. Advised leading mills in India, Indonesia, Africa and Bangladesh to develop growth strategy and execute. He has planned, developed business models, raised capital, built large scale textile plants in Africa, Indonesia and Bangladesh.

Panelist 2 –

Mr. Vikas Budhiraja- Vice President Marketing (Textiles & Apparels)- Arise IIP
Vikas is a techno-commercial professional with 25 years of experience managing sales & marketing of textile value chains globally.
His expertise include:

  • Customer Orientation
  • Marketing & Sales strategy development and execution
  • Experience of working with Leading Brands & Retailers
  • Business Development across textile verticals
  • Product Development, Sourcing & Supply chain management
  • Managing diverse profile markets, pricing architecture.
  • Having worked with some top corporates across India & Indonesia, he is leading a team of textile & apparel marketing professionals across multi locations in West Africa.
January 20th, 2022 12:00 PM through  1:00 PM
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