HKITA was established by some ardent and professional people on 10th August 1993.
Maintain and improve the academic and professional standards of its members, so as to improve the competitiveness of the industry and to prosper the economy of Hong Kong.
Strengthen the communications among the professional groups of textile and garment manufacturing, dyeing and finishing throughout the world. Organize courses, forum and seminars, and publish professional journal and newsletter so as to improve the professional standards of its members. Enhance the exchange opportunities among the industries throughout the world. Investigate methods for improving the standard of the textile and apparel industry in Hong Kong.