Numbers ... Exportations


… was the growth rate for French exports to the United Arab Emirates* in the 2018 first semester. This important development opportunity does however require learning about the market. This is the goal of the 18-20 November Dubai Prospecting Mission organised by the Fédération’s International Division – to help fashion brands identify the best partners in this particular market. On 21 and 22 November, the mission will continue to Beirut, another targeted growth market.

The Prospecting Missions’ ** principle is to give participating fashion brands a series of one-to-one meetings with carefully chosen potential partners such as agents, distributors, importers, malls, and multibrand retailers.

 *Sources: The French Customs Office and the Institut Français de la Mode

** With support from DEFI (Committee for the Development and Promotion of French Clothing)