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Australian textiles for North American market

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Trade Information


Three men, responsible for the promotion of

Australian textiles on the North American market, are in ■

Australia for talks with members of the Australian Wool

Textile Export Corporation and other prospective exporters.

They are Mr. R.D.K. Ansell, Trade Commissioner,

New York, who has been specialising in textiles in North

America for the past 18· months,° Mr. Michael Dale, agent

for AWTEC members exporting women's fashions; and Mr. George

Garthly, AWTEC agent-designate for men's knitwear.

Mr. Ansell held discussions with industry represen­

tatives in Sydney on Wednesday, and wi.ll hold further talks

in Melbourne on 27th July. Mr. Dale and Mr. Garthly will

contact clothing and textile manufacturers associated with

AWTEC and interested in exporting to North America. Firms

interested could make contact through AWTEC, Melbourne.

The Australian Wool Textile Export Corporation was

established in 1963 by Australian textile and apparel manu­

facturers. Worthwhile initial impact has be··.n made on the

North American market, and prospects for future exports

appear bright·, provided potential exporters approach the

market in a correct way.

Department· of Trade & Industry, .