China: The China National Textile & Apparel Council (CNTAC) said that the Chinese textile industry seeks to operate more sustainably and reduce its environmental footprint over the next decade. The sector using innovation to move towards the production of higher added value products and technical textiles and it will drive environmental improvement in the textile industry. According to state laws and policies, local governments have taken many effective steps to promote local textile industries transformation and upgrading. Many industries were ordered to stop production for consolidation and industrial parks were built to enhance the concentrated manufacturing, energy conservation, emission reduction and pollution control. In recent years, the China textile industry is shifting domestically from being not only the leading manufacturing center, but a large consumption market as well.