The market has changed completely from the era when I was chairman ten years ago.

In the situation where it is still difficult to attain 2% inflation, which was the political objective, current market are still low price-conscious.

The apparel industry is no exception. The low price demand still occupies in a Japanese market to a large extent.

Now, the question is how do we deliver extraordinary clothes to consumers?

One of the answer must be the significance of the proposals of European materials.

Also, as being textile agent, it is our duty to restore the apparel industry to prosperity, like the market used to be....

By widespread of Internet service, the day to hold an exhibition on the website will become realistic sooner or later.

With new method , we can create the exhibision more attractive and lively.

Ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games, Paralympic Games in 2020, use of the Tokyo International Forum become difficult.

Therefore from the autumn of 2017, the JITAC exhibition will be moved to Bersalle Shibuya Garden .

We shall make an effort to contribute to the fashion industry growth more and more with enthusiasm.

August 2017

JITAC Chairman : Takaharu Uchinuma
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