Chinatex Corporation Limited, formerly known as China National Textile Import and Export Corporation, was founded on August 1, 1949. Since its establishment more than seven decades ago, the Chinatex has gradually transformed from a traditional foreign trade-oriented textile enterprise into a large enterprise group through persistent scientific development, constant expansion and innovation, enjoying good brand reputation at home and abroad. Our business scope encompasses trading of cotton, wool and chemical fibers, R&D and manufacture of cotton textiles, printing and dyeing fabrics, clothing trading and domestic retailing, domestic and overseas exhibitions etc.
With cotton fields, cotton mills, printing and dyeing mills, knitting and woven garment mills distributed domestically and abroad, Chinatex is one of the largest cotton traders in China. In 2019, our sales volume of cotton exceeded one million tons. As one of the initiators of China National Cotton Exchange, our textile and printing and dyeing production capacity takes a leading position in the industry in Asia. Chinatex is also a leading supplier of professional uniform in China. Chinatex, which has been granted with many national patents in the field of cotton textile, is the drafter of several national standards as well as one of the main suppliers of military yarns. AFF (Asian Fashion Show) organized by Chinatex is the largest textile and garment OEM·ODM exhibition in Japanese market in terms of scale and professionalism.
In July 2016, with the State Council’ approval, Chinatex was integrated into COFCO Corporation as its wholly owned subsidiary. At present, Chinatex is adhering to the development strategy of "consolidation, upgrade, transformation, stability and breakthrough" in accordance with the requirements of the "14th Five-Year Plan" strategic development plan, shouldering the important historical mission of "becoming the main force to ensure the safety of the national cotton industry, the practitioner of intelligent, green and environmentally-friendly factories, and the vanguard of China’s 'Belt and Road Initiative' strategy", vigorously enhancing its vitality, influence and control in the industry, and striving to become a world-class cotton textile enterprise!