Cameroon merges Sodecoton & Cicam to spice up textiles

2020/11 16 06:11

The federal government of the central African nation of Cameroon has introduced a strategic merger of Société de développement du Coton (Sodecoton) and Cotonnière Industrielle du Cameroun (Cicam) to spice up the nation’s cotton textiles business. The merger is a part of the federal government’s 2020-30 Nationwide Growth Technique, which incorporates revival of the leather-based sector.

Sodecoton organises the manufacturing and advertising of cotton in Cameroon, whereas Cicam specialises within the manufacture of 100 per cent cotton loincloths and towels.

Throughout the framework of the Nationwide Growth Technique, the federal government goals to extend the nation’s cotton manufacturing to 600,000 tons a 12 months by 2025.

The technique additionally goals to extend the amount of native cotton use by the home business to 50 per cent by 2030. The cotton can be used for making attire, significantly sportswear, and is predicted to satisfy round 50 per cent of Cameroon’s clothes demand.

The clothes produced utilizing not less than 60 per cent of native cotton can be equipped to the navy, police and different authorities departments, in accordance with Cameroon media experiences.

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