Philippine weavers can compete globally, says businessman


Posted at Jul 24 2018 04:23 PM | Updated as of Jul 24 2018 05:20 PM

An artist's rendition of ethnic weaving tradition in Mindanao on display at the Museo de Oro in Xavier University on Sunday. 

MANILA - Traditional fibers from the Philippines such as abaca and piña have a potential to be known worldwide given new weaving techniques. 

It is important to preserve the quality of the raw material in order to compete in the global market, said Francis Dravigny, founder of Cebu-based weaver firm Interlace. 

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