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India’s textile sector needs to modernise to scale up capacities

India’s textile sector needs to modernise to scale up capacities

"The Indian textile industry must move from being a low cost commodity exporter of fibre and yarn that has facilitated China to increase its share in global export market to 39 per cent. The country needs to be a net exporter of finished goods rather than commodity intermediaries to overcome its share of 5 per cent in ... Read more

Q3 CMAI Apparel Index: Demonetisation effects growth at 1.4 points onl…

Q3 CMAI Apparel Index: Demonetisation effects growth at 1.4 points only

"CMAI’s Apparel Index for Q3 Oct-Dec FY 2016-17 shows this quarter had the lowest growth so far with overall Index Value at 1.4 points compared to previous quarter (July-Sept FY 2016-17) where overall Index Value was 4.64 points. The dismal growth last quarter is fallout of ‘Demonetisation’ that impac... Read more

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Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics releases Spring/Summer 2018 trends

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics releases Spring/Summer 2018 trends

"Next month will see the global industry converge in Shanghai to source the latest apparel fabrics and accessories from some 3,000 exhibitors coming from 24 countries and regions at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition. The three day fair scheduled from March 15-17 will be a melting point for st... Read more

Indian home textile gets in the global limelight

Indian home textile gets in the global limelight

"Terry towels coming from the Indian factories accounted for almost 21 per cent of the world market. With another 19 per cent share in the bed linen market, India stands as a quality supplier to the US. Indian products are more focused towards innovation and quality. Visible efforts in quality improvement, innovations ... Read more

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Tex-Styles opens in New Delhi

Tex-Styles opens in New Delhi

"The 18th edition of Tex-Styles exhibition opened its doors today in the capital today. ITPO’s executive director Rajneesh inaugurated the fair. Also present at the inauguration were Yash Mudgil, Additional Resident Commissioner, J&K, Purshottam K Vanga, Chairman, Powerloom Development Council, Prem Singh, DG... Read more

Indian textile needs to quickly turn the wheels of success

Indian textile needs to quickly turn the wheels of success

"India has an opportunity to promote apparel, leather and footwear sectors because of rising wage levels in China that has resulted in China stabilising or losing market share. India is well positioned to take advantage of China’s falling competitiveness because wage costs in India are significantly lower than in... Read more

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Is China the biggest benefactor of AGOA?

Is China the biggest benefactor of AGOA?

"African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), signed into law by the Clinton administration in 2000, was designed to provide African manufacturers tariff-free access to the US market to bolster trade. Indeed the legislation proved a dynamic employment vehicle in signatory countries, creating as many as 350,000 direct job... Read more

Fashion industry Trump’ified with change in policies

Fashion industry Trump’ified with change in policies

"With its global supply chain, international talent pool and dependence on new wealth creation, upward socio-economic mobility and optimism to fuel spending, fashion has benefitted greatly from globalization. Now it stands to suffer in a new political reality that could give rise to new curbs on the free movement of pe... Read more

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Intertextile Shanghai to feature Milano Unica and debut India pavilion

Intertextile Shanghai to feature Milano Unica and debut India pavilion

"Amongst the many high-quality offerings at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics’ premium SalonEurope is the Milano Unica Pavilion, which will feature again at the 2017 Spring Edition in March. This follows the huge success of the last October edition. The pavilion, which is by invitation only, recorded a 20 per... Read more

India’s growing expanse of sustainable cotton farming

India’s growing expanse of sustainable cotton farming

"With global cotton industry under scrutiny for using forced and child labor and polluting the environment, Western companies are now working with farmers to clean up fashion's leading natural fiber - and its complex supply chain. The phenomenon is visible with a crop of farmers coming ahead towards this cause. Kanchen... Read more

Yarn Expo Spring 2017: 360 exhibitors from across the globe to showcas…

Yarn Expo Spring 2017: 360 exhibitors from across the globe to showcase

"China has been playing an increasingly important role in the global yarn and fibre industry, not only as a strong buyer but also as a high-quality supplier that is looking to exports. As a result, a significantly higher number of Chinese exhibitors will feature at next month’s Yarn Expo Spring including some of ... Read more

CCI making efforts to promote US-grown cotton

CCI making efforts to promote US-grown cotton

"Cotton Council International is refocusing resources to heavily target partnerships and promotions directly with global mills, manufacturers, brands and retailers, highlighting US-grown cotton as the world’s ‘preferred fibre.' In October 2015, Atherley became the executive director of Cotton Council Intern... Read more

Dornier: From human flight to flying threads

Dornier: From human flight to flying threads

"Peter Dornier founded the ‘Lindauer DORNIER GmbH’ (LiDO) in 1950 and led the company successfully for several decades. He was not only at home in the world of textile machines but also in the world of aircraft construction – as an exceptional design engineer and entrepreneur who was far ahead of his ... Read more

8th TPF to feature ‘Design Pavilion’ for the first time

8th TPF to feature ‘Design Pavilion’ for the first time

"The 8th edition of Shanghai International Digital Printing Industry Fair (TPF) will open its doors at Shanghai New International Expo Centre from April 19 to 21, 2017. As the most influential digital printing exhibition in Asia, TPF 2017 will attract over 230 exhibitors. With an exhibition space of 20,000 sq. mt. this... Read more

Linen deserves promotion from brand loyalists

Linen deserves promotion from brand loyalists

"Linen is a designers’ delight because of its matchless properties. However, in India it is still considered a niche, elite fabric and consumption is low as the vast majority still don’t use it. Linen is basically a stem fibre, it wrinkles very easily. The important property of linen is its comfort. It abso... Read more

Policy Affect: US’ retaliatory tariff on viscose affects domestic manu…

Policy Affect: US’ retaliatory tariff on viscose affects domestic manufacturers

"Obama administration last year had imposed retaliatory tariff on textiles against the trade war over Europe. These were viscose rayon staple fibres as well as Modal fibres, not carded, combed or processed for spinning, and single yarns containing 85 per cent or more by weight of artificial staple fibres coming from Eu... Read more

Fashion: New York back in the reckoning

Fashion: New York back in the reckoning

"As Fashion Week unfolds on glittering runways, the city’s once-thriving garment manufacturing industry has little to celebrate. Many companies are struggling with rising rents and labor costs and outdated work spaces and losing business to overseas competitors who can make clothes more cheaply. Block after block... Read more

TPP Withdrawal: US cotton farmers could be ultimate losers

TPP Withdrawal: US cotton farmers could be ultimate losers

"Right from campaigning days, President Donald Trump had made it clear that he is not in favour of multinational trade agreements viz. NAFTA and the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Last month, he signed an executive order withdrawing the US from the negotiations of the TPP, a free-trade agreement between the US and 12 other... Read more

‘India has the potential to become global leader in textiles’

‘India has the potential to become global leader in textiles’

"Optimistic about market scenario, Aniruddha Deshmukh, MD & CEO, Mafatlal Industries says “We really see a good opportunity in the market.” Mafatlal does B2B and B2C trade and also direct selling to end consumers. He says “These days, consumers are attracted towards innovations. They come to the m... Read more

Interfiliere Paris brings the focus back on lingerie from athileisure

Interfiliere Paris brings the focus back on lingerie from athileisure

"For quite a long time, athleisure has become the mainstay of many lingerie companies. But that scenario seemed a bit diverted at the recently ended Interfiliere exhibition in Paris when companies were back with what they do best – delivering fantastic lingerie fabrics in knits and lace for second-skin applicatio... Read more

Trump Wall: Mexico to levy ‘mirror’ tariffs on US fabric, apparel impo…

Trump Wall: Mexico to levy ‘mirror’ tariffs on US fabric, apparel imports

"With speculation about the US President Trump imposing 20 per cent or other duty on Mexican imports, Mexico could slap ‘mirror’ tariffs against US fabric and apparel imports. This move is slated to negatively impact cross-border manufacturers and retailers. Analysts say for the US to come out with any othe... Read more

Global yarn production witnessed an upsurge in Q3-2016

Global yarn production witnessed an upsurge in Q3-2016

"Q3-2016 saw a rise in global yarn production on a quarter-on- quarter basis. Thereby, output in Asia and South America rose. However, in Europe and the US, yarn production fell. On an annual basis, global yarn production in Q3-2016 increased versus Q3-2015. Global yarn stocks climbed in Q3-2016. Yarn stocks reduced in... Read more

24th Milano Unica ends on an optimistic note

24th Milano Unica ends on an optimistic note

"The 24th edition of Milano Unica, the Italian Textiles and Accessories Trade Show, held at Fiera Milano Rho from February 1 to 3, closed with positive sentiments especially from exhibitors, with regard the quality of contacts registered, thanks to the accurate selection made by the organisers. The edition included 427... Read more

Is the end of TPP a great deal for the US?

Is the end of TPP a great deal for the US?

"America produces things at the top of the pile: airplanes, wind turbines, solar panels. These are not things competitors can quickly imitate as it requires expertise and innovation. They are products that take years to develop. China or Mexico can’t just get some guys in a room and give them aluminum foil and te... Read more

Vietnam’s cotton demand sees an upsurge for 6th consecutive year

Vietnam’s cotton demand sees an upsurge for 6th consecutive year

"Vietnam’s demand for raw cotton has seen an upsurge for six consecutive years, with August-to-January (Marketing YTD) imports at their highest levels ever. This is a positive sign for US cotton exports, as American cotton has made up about 40 per cent of Vietnam’s cotton imports over the last three years. ... Read more

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Invista offers high-strength Cordura

Invista has introduced a new high-strength Cordura, made with the company’s T420HT fiber ... Read more

Surat to host textile expo SITEX from Feb 25

Surat International Textile Expo (SITEX) will be held from tomorrow February 25 to 27, 2017. Th... Read more

Germany to host FESPA, the textile print expo in May

FESPA 2017 will take place in Germany from May 8 to 12, 2017. This expo will feature the full s... Read more

Wool amounts at Australian auction see a dip

Quantities of Australian wool at auction are starting to show signs of waning. Just over 42,000... Read more

Pakistan garment exports up four per cent

During the July-January period of 2016-17 Pakistan’s exports of bed wear rose 5.07 per ce... Read more

Organic clothing becoming popular globally

Worldwide, the organic personal care market will grow at nearly 10 per cent a year to 2019. The... Read more

Myanmar looks for investors

Myanmar has emerged as an up-and-coming force in the Southeast Asian textile sourcing market sp... Read more

Malaysian apparel exports up 10 per cent

Malaysia’s textile and apparel exports increased 10 per cent in the first half of 2016 co... Read more

Textile finishing plants opt for Monforts

Stenters made by Monforts are used by textile finishing plants. The automated 72 meter lon... Read more

ISPO Tex Trends highlights key trends

ISPO Tex Trends was held in Germany, February 5 to 8, 2017. The latest textile and trim develop... Read more

India to lead smart textile growth

The global smart textiles market is expected to have a CAGR of 33.58 per cent between 2015 and ... Read more

Synthetic clothing a major ocean pollutant

A new report argues that synthetic clothing should be designed in such a way that it it sheds f... Read more

Debate on denim supply chain

Global leaders in the chemical industry for textiles are driving towards consistent and conscio... Read more

US fashion rises against border tax

The fashion industry in the US is opposing the proposed border adjustment tax. American compani... Read more

Sandler presents insulating nonwovens

Sandler is presenting a range of nonwovens for acoustic insulation in the home and at the offic... Read more

Quarterly fabric volumes up three per cent

Global fabric production increased by more than three per cent in the third quarter of 2016. ... Read more

Pakistan calls for Chinese investments in apparel park

Pakistan wants Chinese companies to set up units at the Quaid-e-Azam apparel park. The zone is ... Read more

Lenzing’s black fiber has great benefits

Lenzing has developed fabrics featuring black fiber. This is a spun-dyed — or solution-dy... Read more

India to halt silk imports

India’s silk industry is growing by 19 per cent a year.  The country is expected to ... Read more

Cotton farmers in China hope for subsidy to continue

Whether China will continue with the cotton subsidy this year is unknown. However, farmers hope... Read more

Trump Affect: Denim tariff may hurt both sides of border

The United States has threatened to impose tariffs on products, among them denim, imported from... Read more

Tex-Styles India draws the limelight on Indian textiles

The eighteenth edition of Tex-Styles India Fair is being held on in New Delhi from February 21 ... Read more

Textile exports to benefit from package

  Speaking at the onging Tex-Styles fair in Delhi, V. K. Kohli, Director &a... Read more

Vietnam to increase focus on domestic market

After a long time of only focusing on exports, Vietnam’s enterprises are turning to the d... Read more

Monforts ready to lunch wide width stenter

German machinery maker Monforts is about to launch the wide width Montex XXL stenter. The syste... Read more

Turkey’s Vahdet Tekstil Makina introduces new tech knit machines

Turkey-based Vahdet Tekstil Makina is a leading supplier of high quality spare parts and techni... Read more

India to meet cotton export target this season

Around 30 lakh bales of cotton have been exported from India so far as against a target of some... Read more

Brands take to cleaner cotton

While cotton cultivation is crucial to many developing economies, it can also have a hefty impa... Read more

Brands flock to Lectra for supply chain solutions

Lectra has developed a new, finely-tuned supply chain program for brands, retailers and supplie... Read more

Pure London, the UK show puts the spotlight on athleisure

Pure London was held from February 12 to 14, 2017. The fair saw a strong attendance from major ... Read more

XCEL plans rapid growth

  XCEL is primarily into ironing machines and laundry machines. The company... Read more

Pakistan fears being swamped by Chinese goods

Pakistan’s textile industry is facing new threats of further losing its market share to C... Read more

VF Q4 business down five per cent in Q4

VF Corporation’s jeanswear business decreased five per cent in the fourth quarter. Earnin... Read more

Australia develops carbon fiber strength

Australia has the capacity to produce carbon fibers at a scaled-up level. The wet spinning line... Read more

Bangladesh: Wage dispute turns serious

Unrest has hit Bangladesh’s readymade garment industry. At least 26 trade unionists and g... Read more

Big range on display at ongoing Tex-Styles

Tex-Styles, New Delhi is currently on offers a stunning range of exhibits. The technical textil... Read more

New atlas from Archroma

Archroma has launched a portable version of its popular color atlas system. The new compact col... Read more

Malwa cotton yield rises

Cotton yield in the Malwa region of west central India has surpassed last year’s figures.... Read more

Kelheim has ideas for fiber use

Kelheim Fibers is one of the world’s leading producers of viscose specialty fibers. The G... Read more

Bangladesh wants duty-free access to the US

Bangladesh uses cotton imported from the US and Brazil to make readymade garments. It now wants... Read more

What went wrong with American Apparel

The failure of American Apparel have nothing to do with American manufacturing, opine a few exp... Read more