S African companies interested in a Mozambique textile unit


South African textile firms are reacting to the factory in Mozambique's Chimoio belonging to the former Textáfrica – Sociedade Têxtil of Vila Pery, according to Manuel Rodrigues, governor of the latter's Manica province. Chimoio, he said.

The business of foreign enterprises had been visited by entrepreneurs from India, China, and Japan, Rodrigues, who paid more than 25 years ago, said.

In February last year, Mozambique 's Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosário said he had visited the company' s premises to understand the situation and take appropriate measures to revive the factory, according to a report in a portal dedicated to news items from Africa.

The closure of two textile mills, Textáfrica and Empresa Moçambicana de Malhas (EMMA), both owned by the same Portuguese group, led to a drop in cotton production in that part of Mozambique. (DS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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