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Millennials moving towards sustainable clothing than fast fashion

Millennials moving towards sustainable clothing than fast fashion

"Ruling the world with their fast fashion segment, H&M, Zara and Forever 21 have been faring high on being affordable, trendy and disposable. Of late, a new phenomenon is being witnessed owing to the festive season wherein shoppers—especially millennials, the target group for fast-fashion brands —are in... Read more

Demonetisation a near-term hitch for the textile industry – ICRA

Demonetisation a near-term hitch for the textile industry – ICRA

"The adverse impact of demonetisation on disposable incomes and hence consumer spending has resulted in a slowdown in domestic demand for apparels and other end-products of textile industry in the immediate term. The resulting inventory accumulation with the retailers will, in turn, cause deferment of purchases from ap... Read more

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Ghana companies need to explore AGOA pact better

Ghana companies need to explore AGOA pact better

"While opportunities are rife, Ghanaian companies and artisans are not able to explore US markets as expected. Owing to this, US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P Jackson, has made repeated attempts to leverage the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) to expand their businesses and contribute more to the growth of the ... Read more

Textile machinery industry to touch Rs 35,000 cr in five years

Textile machinery industry to touch Rs 35,000 cr in five years

"On the back of government initiatives like 'Make in India', the size of domestic textile machinery industry is poised to touch around Rs 32,000 to Rs 35,000 crores in the next five years from the present Rs 22,000 crores. India International Textile Machinery Exhibitions Society (IITMES) Chairman Sanjiv Lathia says th... Read more

Greenpeace releases new research on consequences of over-consumption

Greenpeace releases new research on consequences of over-consumption

"A new research on fashion trends and textile waste, named ‘‘Timeout for Fast Fashion’ was released by Greenpeace on the eve of Black Friday. The report highlights the serious environmental consequences of over-consumption. Clothing is among the most sold products on the annual shopping day promoted i... Read more

Bangladesh: High dependency on imports hindering woven garments growth

Bangladesh: High dependency on imports hindering woven garments growth

"Though value addition by the woven sub-sector is much lower than that of knitwear, it is the largest foreign currency earner for Bangladesh. The country earned $14.73 billion from woven garment exports while knitwear fetched $13.35 billion in the last fiscal year FY2015-16. Earning from RMG sector stood at $28.09 bill... Read more

Fibre counterfeiting harming India’s textile futures & fortunes

Fibre counterfeiting harming India’s textile futures & fortunes

"As is well known now, a recent investigation on luxury beddings offered by Welspun India to Walmartm the world’s largest retailers, has dented the futures of Indian textile industry among global peers. As per investigation, major American retailers, including Target and Walmart, have been selling premium-priced ... Read more

After scandals, Egyptian Cotton Group tightens cotton scrutiny

After scandals, Egyptian Cotton Group tightens cotton scrutiny

"Ever since Target found that a supplier was selling its bed sheets that falsely had 100 per cent Egyptian cotton, an industry group in Egypt has stiffened its standards and doubled down on DNA-based certification. The retailer dropped a contract with Welspun India after it became clear that the sheets Target was getti... Read more

Is India ready to be the global leader in textiles, apparel sector?

Is India ready to be the global leader in textiles, apparel sector?

"With China increasingly looking to serve its domestic market and facing high labour costs, India is at certain advantage in gaining global lead in textile exports. With a huge demographic dividend and lower wage rates compared to exporters in Southeast Asia and China, India has many positives. The Government’s &... Read more

Ensuring foolproof supply chain, a moot point for success

Ensuring foolproof supply chain, a moot point for success

"In a world where supply chains can be extensive, monitoring and ensuring due diligence is no easy task. Before setting out the action plan, one must realise that there is a need to streamline their supply chain operations and technology alone can’t achieve that. Yes, they will assist you in reaching your target ... Read more

Comfort, look top factors for selecting a pair of jeans: Invista Repor…

Comfort, look top factors for selecting a pair of jeans: Invista Report

"When consumers want to buy a pair of jeans, they are influenced by a broad range of factors - a total of 12. Above all what counts more are appearance and comfort, with fit playing a greater role in the US and Germany. The recent editions of Kingpins Amsterdam and Kingpins New York (October-November 2016), presen... Read more

Destination Africa sourcing show showcases Africa’s advantages

Destination Africa sourcing show showcases Africa’s advantages

"Looking for promising growth havens, companies are exploring newer markets having immense potential. One of the emerging markets is Africa. Big brands are investing and those that have already invested are looking at expanding. At the first edition of the Destination Africa sourcing show held recently in Cairo, 85 exh... Read more

Co-opetition is the way ahead for conserving natural wealth

Co-opetition is the way ahead for conserving natural wealth

"In the highly competitive landscape transforming an unsustainable global supply chain is extremely challenging. But this can be achieved if competitors become colleagues and mentors to garner progress in the long run. It’s the power of collective action that can transform the entire textile and apparel landscape... Read more

ISEA opens doors in Melbourne, India has a strong presence this year

ISEA opens doors in Melbourne, India has a strong presence this year

"The International Sourcing Expo (ISEA) opened its doors at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from November 15 to 17, 2016. The expo offers an extensive array of apparel, textiles, accessories and footwear and is supposed to be the ultimate destination for sourcing, connecting and learning. The three day... Read more

Stringent rules imposed on flammability of garments in the US

Stringent rules imposed on flammability of garments in the US

"In the US, there are regulatory requirements for the flammability of textile. For example, children’s sleepwear – a high-risk category – has stringent flammability regulatory requirements in several countries including the US, Canada, Australia and the UK. The testing has been revealed by SGS, world&... Read more

Cautious inventory holding keeps growth at 4.64 points

Cautious inventory holding keeps growth at 4.64 points

"CMAI’s Apparel Index for Q2 July-Sept FY 2016-17 indicates the industry has recorded moderate growth with overall Index Value at 4.64 points compared to previous quarter (April-June FY 2016-17) when the overall Index Value was 5.45 points. However, in the same quarter last year, the Index Value had touched 6.68 ... Read more

75th Plenary Meeting of ICAC focuses on key issues facing cotton

75th Plenary Meeting of ICAC focuses on key issues facing cotton

"The recently held 75th Plenary Meeting of International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) in Islamabad, Pakistan, from October 30 to November 4, 2016 put the spotlight on key issues faced by the cotton fibre. The meeting was attended by 378 persons, including representatives from 14 members, four international organisa... Read more

Sustainability wins big at 5th Annual Organic Cotton Roundtable (OCRT)

Sustainability wins big at 5th Annual Organic Cotton Roundtable (OCRT)

"With sustainability taking centerstage, businesses must rethink on their strategy, supply chain, distribution and transparency. These sentiments were echoed during the 5th Annual Organic Cotton Roundtable (OCRT). Close to 230 thought leaders, farmers, textile and fashion industry executives were a part of this confere... Read more

Fashion industry eyeing Brexit as an opportunity

Fashion industry eyeing Brexit as an opportunity

"After confirming that Prime Minister Theresa will initiate Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty by the end of March 2017, the Brexit impact will come into force by mid-2019. How would it impact the UK fashion industry, analyse fashion police. Everyone involved with the industry is looking at this situation as an opportunit... Read more

Bangladesh Denim Expo opens to full house

Bangladesh Denim Expo opens to full house

The 5th edition of Bangladesh Denim Expo opened at the city convention center in Dhaka yesterday. The two day exhibition has a total of 54 exhibitors from 15 countries in attendance. Indeed, the number is higher than the previous edition where 49 exhibitors from 13 countries joined in writes Mushfique Wadud.   ... Read more

Gauging sustainable expanse of cotton

Gauging sustainable expanse of cotton

"With close to 350 million people working in the cotton industry, more than the entire US population of 318 million people, cotton industry is vast and growing. It directly employs 100 million households in cotton production, having 90 per cent share in developing countries. In 2013, 25.8 million tons of cotton lint we... Read more

‘Made in USA’, losing its sheen as brands opt to source abroad

‘Made in USA’, losing its sheen as brands opt to source abroad

"Nearly 97 per cent of the world’s clothing manufacturing happens outside America. The country’s shopping habits have changed dramatically. In 1965, 95 per cent of the clothing Americans purchased was made in the US. Today, it’s just 2 per cent. In order to keep up the sustainability tag, some of Amer... Read more

Fast fashion retailers adopt selective collection approach to success

Fast fashion retailers adopt selective collection approach to success

In an attempt to reduce inventory and offer unique designs to customers with faster turnaround time, global fast fashion retailers such as H&M, Uniqlo, GAP have adopted different strategies like offering different collections at different stores as per demand trends to save on cost.   In an a... Read more

Is ‘Make in India’ still a distant reality?

Is ‘Make in India’ still a distant reality?

"‘Make in India’ has been in the forefront of Prime Minister Modi’s vision of putting India in the global manufacturing map. However, experts now point out that a lot still needs to be done to make it a reality as Sanjay K Jain, MD, TT writes in “Make in India – is it happening” Indeed it has been a major programme the... Read more

Indian textile & apparel industry eye bigger global play

Indian textile & apparel industry eye bigger global play

"The textile industry, the second-biggest employer in the country after agriculture, has recently received a booster package of Rs 6,000 crores from the Union government. The package aims to help in creating one crore jobs, mostly for women, in the next three years. How is India going to leverage this package to become... Read more

Cotton or organic cotton – the fight for sustainability

Cotton or organic cotton – the fight for sustainability

"It’s the era of sustainability which is commanding across industries. Textiles industry of late has been under tremendous pressure to adopt sustainable practices while staying true to the touch, the feel, the fabric of our lives as a natural, biodegradable fibre. While synthetic fibres are not a solution owing to thei... Read more

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Soorty develops unique process

Soorty a vertically integrated denim manufacturer from Pakistan has a tradition of innovation a... Read more

Growth of Bangladesh’ RMG sector to be driven by technology

Speakers from the readymade garment (RMG) sector, participating in a seminar in Dhaka, said the... Read more

Rwanda waives tax on leather, textile raw materials

In its endeavour to boost ‘Made in Rwanda’ drive, the government has announced a ta... Read more

Italy, Japan top RMG buyers from Bangladesh

Bangladesh's garment shipments to Italy and Japan increased from July to October. Apparel expor... Read more

Currency crisis impacts global cotton market

India is the world's largest producer of cotton and also the second largest exporter. The prese... Read more

Farmers hold on to cotton in Gujarat

Cotton arrivals in Gujarat have fallen sharply as farmers are holding on to inventories and thi... Read more

Rwanda waives tax on leather, textile raw materials

In its endeavour to boost ‘Made in Rwanda’ drive, the government has announced a ta... Read more

Italy, Japan top RMG buyers from Bangladesh

Bangladesh's garment shipments to Italy and Japan increased from July to October. Apparel expor... Read more

Currency crisis impacts global cotton market

India is the world's largest producer of cotton and also the second largest exporter. The prese... Read more

Farmers hold on to cotton in Gujarat

Cotton arrivals in Gujarat have fallen sharply as farmers are holding on to inventories and thi... Read more

Cotton session of Blackland IG conference to discuss production trends

The Blackland Income Growth Conference cotton session will be held at the Extraco Events Center... Read more

Cambodian PM urges garment workers to improve productivity

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen has urged garment workers to improve their productivity to pre... Read more

Accessories a catalyst to meet RMG export target: BGAPMEA

According the president of the Bangladesh Garments Accessories and Packaging Manufacturers and ... Read more

Teijin integrates units to form a new business group

Teijin will integrate its industrial-application polyester fibers business and the products con... Read more

Three Japanese companies take lead in carbon fibre production

Three Japanese companies have taken the lead in carbon fibre production. The companies -- Toray... Read more

Brazilian cotton prices moves up late November

Cotton prices in Brazilian cotton market resumed their upward trend in the later part of Novemb... Read more

Textile coatings market to reach $6.81 billion by 2021: Report

A recent report published by Markets and Markets, a leading market research firm, ‘Textil... Read more

Textile and Apparel imports in the US fall considerably

The Department of Commerce’s Office of Textiles and Apparel of the US has reported that m... Read more

RadiciGroup releases video on its Sustainability Report 2015

RadiciGroup has released a series of video clips communicating some of the key themes of its &l... Read more

Erode power looms face tough times with falling yarn prices

Some 2000 power looms in Erode, Tamil Nadu, have shut down because of the decline in yarn price... Read more

Paris gearing up to host four textile related fairs in February

A a group of four related trade fairs: Avanprint, Avantex, Texworld and Apparel Sourcing will b... Read more

Korean outdoor brand Black Yak ties up with textile giant Hyosung

South Koreans outdoor apparel and gear maker Black Yak Corp has teamed up with textile manufact... Read more

EU proposes simplifying VAT rules to boost online trade

In a series of measures to boost internet commerce across the European Union, the European Comm... Read more

Huge potential for increase in nylon consumption: Experts

Leading Chinese and global companies say there is huge potential for increase in nylon consumpt... Read more

Indonesia: Cheap imported textile products, a cause of worry

As cheap imported textile products continue to flood the market pushing the domestic industry t... Read more

RSWM’s venture into branding pays of well

In the cost-sensitive spinning business where most products are generic, the last thing that an... Read more

Nandan Denim hikes capacity

Nandan Denim which began with a six million-meter annual capacity in 2004 now crafts 110 millio... Read more

Hanesbrands’ revenues rise 11 per cent in recent quarter

Hanesbrands has made a huge splash in its relatively short tenure as a publicly traded company.... Read more

Denim industry sounds off concern for Aniline

The number of chemicals used in the making of fashion-forward jeans is extensive and controvers... Read more

Death of TPP breathes new life in RCEP

Donald Trump’s announcement that he intends to pull the United States out of the Trans-Pa... Read more

Fund managers leaving departmental stores, apparel stocks citing climate ch…

Retailers have long depended on sale of high-margin winter coats and boots to boost their annua... Read more

Depreciating rupee is good for garment exports but for a while

The depreciation of Indian currency is a boost for export of garments but for a short term. It ... Read more

Dhaval Color Chem opens doors in Bangladesh

Dhaval Color Chem, based in Mumbai, provides digital textile printing, sublimation digital prin... Read more

Woolmark initiative ‘Grown in Australia, Made in India’ in the spotlight

The Woolmark Company’s ‘Grown in Australia, Made in India’ initiative was in ... Read more

PRGMEA to sign MoU with ACMIT

A delegation of Italian businessmen including President of Association of Italian Textile Machi... Read more

International Sourcing Expo Australia sees rise in number of visitors

Australia’s leading expo for apparel, accessories and textile sourcing, International Sou... Read more

Gandhinagar gearing for première edition of ITS in February

Gandhinagar is getting ready to host the première edition of the Indian Textile Sourcing... Read more

Export price growth will fall in Bangladesh in 2017: UNESCAP

According to UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) report, the p... Read more

7th Bangladesh Denimsandjeans show to be back in March with new theme

The 7th edition of Denimsandjeans Bangladesh will take place on March 1 and 2, 2017 with a new ... Read more

Bluesign Technoloties releases safe chemicals list

Bluesign Technologies has launched an online list of safe chemicals. The chemicals that are in ... Read more

Aurora Specialty Textiles gets Digital Output’s annual award

Aurora Specialty Textiles has been included in Digital Output’s annual Readers’ Cho... Read more

Africa wants benefits retained

Fashion goods from Africa currently benefit from tariff free access to the UK market as a part ... Read more

Taiwan looks to increase business ties with India

Bilateral trade between India and Taiwan has grown from $1.19 billion in 2001 to $6 billion in ... Read more

Sutlej Textiles on Rs 270-crore expansion on schedule

Sutlej Textiles is working on a brownfield project to expand capacity of value-added products a... Read more

Retailers to be briefed on GST

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) along with Tally Solutions... Read more

Sangam bags export orders worth Rs 35 cr for denim and PV fabrics

Leading integrated textile conglomerate, Sangam (India) has bagged fresh export orders amountin... Read more

Huntsman ties up with Jihua

Huntsman Textile Effects and China’s Jihua Group have entered a strategic partnership. Th... Read more

Goose feathers safe for use, says trade

The down and feather used in bedding, apparel and outdoor gear comes from ducks and geese raise... Read more

Even without the US, TPP is worth it

The US is very likely to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. But the deal i... Read more

Digital Textile Micro Factory to debut at Heimtextil textile fair

For the first time ever, Messe Frankfurt will present the Digital Textile Micro Factory in the ... Read more

Pakistan’s cotton imports suspension to not affect Indian exports

Amidst tensions across the border, Pakistan’s undeclared suspension of cotton imports fro... Read more

Cotton USA to establish business links at Heimtextil at Frankfurt

Cotton USA, that promotes US. cotton fiber and manufactured cotton products around the globe, i... Read more

ATDC conducts workshop on life and soft interpersonal skills

Intense competition has brought the focus on soft and life skills not only for professional car... Read more

Sircilla units face the brunt of Demonetisation

Micro-finance companies, taking advantage of the demonetisation of high value currency, are slo... Read more

WTO members want cotton a priority for ministerial conference in Buenos Air…

Most WTO members want an outcome of domestic support for cotton to be a priority for the Buenos... Read more

VF Corp keeps its commitment towards clean sourcing

VF Corporation does responsible supply chain management. As one of the pioneers of outsourced m... Read more

USDA’s November numbers provide more clarity on US cotton crop

Though the 2016 US cotton crop may still be somewhat of a question mark but the November number... Read more

Pakistan’s Punjab textile associations to mark Dec. 6 as black day

In a bid to register their strong protest over discrimination against the Punjab textile indust... Read more

As Pakistan’s textile exports dips, stakeholders ask for govt intervention

Pakistan’s textile exports have moved down by 12.11 per cent. Despite being the largest f... Read more

Monsanto, CCI case drags on

The Delhi High Court on Friday adjourned Monsanto's challenge to proceedings initiated against ... Read more

Pakistan’s leather garment industry in distress

Though the leather industry of neighbouring countries are growing but in Pakistan, the leather ... Read more

Kenya plans to revive of cotton industry

Amid a strong demand for lint from domestic mills and its potential to supply manufacturers exp... Read more

India drives global cellulose acetate market

The global cellulose acetate market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 3.6 per cent betwee... Read more

Ethiopia to commercialise BT cotton in two years

Following the adoption of a law that granted experimentation rights both in labs and fields and... Read more

Clothing sales plummet post demonetisation

Business for the textile and apparel industry in India has fallen by 30 to 40 per cent since de... Read more

South Korea businesses dejected with TPP’s rejection

With the US President-elect Donald Trump’s saying he would reject TPP on his very first d... Read more

Arkansas offers multimillion-dollar incentive to Chinese textile firm

A multimillion-dollar incentives package is helping attract Chinese garment makers to build a $... Read more

Skilling handloom, handicraft weavers to boost exports

The handloom and handicraft sector in India is looking for new markets and opportunities. Globa... Read more

Traders offer to pay in invalid notes at Ichalkaranji, lose business

Textile mills and cotton-weaving powerlooms in Ichalkaranji, better known as the Manchester of ... Read more

Tirupur cluster pushing for better infrastructure to up production

Tamil Nadu’s Tirupur cluster is pressing for the right infrastructure such as a world-cla... Read more

Ludhiana SMEs report 80 per cent dip in production

Ludhiana, best known for its woolens, is now a picture of gloom post demonetisation. The city&r... Read more

ITME-2016 at Nesco Grounds, Mumbai from Dec 3 to 8

Mumbai is ready to host the next edition of ITME. Twenty four product launches, 1,050 exhibitor... Read more

Demonetisation: Denim fabric units paralysed

It is known to all, that the denim fabric manufacturing industry is the sunrise industry of Ind... Read more

Bangladesh sees US playing politics on GSP, US ambassador rubbishes it

The Bangladesh commerce minister Tofail Ahmed has said that the US excluded his country from du... Read more

TPP rejection could help Cambodia: GMAC

With the Donald Trump declaring that the US will withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (T... Read more

Pitti Bimbo to introduce two new sections in 84th edition in January

Pitti Bimbo, the trade show for children's fashion, that has evolved with time, has announced t... Read more

Bangladesh’s cotton consumption to rise 4.91 per cent: USDA report

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) says, on account of higher demand from spinn... Read more

CENVAT route will prepare textile and apparel industries for GST: Report

Most of the textile and apparel industry does not avail of CENVAT, says the Textiles & Appa... Read more

WTO revamps periodicals for trade data

The World Trade Organisation has issued new expanded editions of two of its annual statistical ... Read more

Tirupur textile market severely hit by cash crunch

The cash crunch triggered by the sudden withdrawal of high-value currency notes has crippled th... Read more

Taiwan to export textile products worth $500 million to India in five years

Upbeat on the domestic textile sector, the Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF) is looking to export... Read more

Spain sourcing RMG from Tunisia

Spanish textile companies would like to have their supplies from nearby Tunisia rather than fro... Read more

Chinese textile companies build capacity in Vietnam

Many Chinese companies like Texhong Textile, Luthai Textile, Bros Eastern and Huafu have built ... Read more

China state cotton reserves sales to commence from March 6 next year

Based on current market supply and demand condition and market operation status, China state co... Read more

Amid high tension, Pakistan suspends cotton imports from India

Pakistan’s continued aggression has led to suspension of imports of cotton from India tho... Read more

Alliance trashes rights reports; claims firm ensuring worker safety

The Alliance has rejected reports of four global rights groups saying that in several areas, it... Read more

TENCEL® scores above 70 per cent in Higg MSI

With sustainability becoming the buzzword apparel brands looking to make lesser impact on the e... Read more

Oman, Bangladesh strengthen trade ties

Oman wants to invest in Bangladesh. Prospective sectors include leather, jute, furniture, handi... Read more

Mills want capital limit raised

Following the demonetization, mills want the working capital limit to be enhanced by 50 per cen... Read more

ITMF elects Kenya-based Jaswinder Bedi as its President

The Annual Conference (2016) of the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) was h... Read more

EU may sign protocol with Uzbekistan

The European Union may sign the textile protocol with Uzbekistan after all. Five years ago it h... Read more

18th YiwuTex to be held in China in June, 2017

With a new focus on healthcare textiles, innovative yarn and its applications, the 18th YiwuTex... Read more

Handloom exporters at ISEA

"Handloom export promotion council' booth is been an integral part of this year show as always.... Read more

Global spandex market to exceed 1,550 kilo tons by 2923: Estimate

According to an estimate, the global spandex market size is likely to exceed 1,550 kilo tons by... Read more

Patagonia, keeps its focus on green planet

Founded in 1973, Patagonia is an American outdoor apparel company. It is recognized internation... Read more

Trump's decision to abandon TPP could benefit China

US President-elect Donald Trump's decision to leave the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TP... Read more

Tags are catching on in European fashion business

The UK and Germany are leading in adopting RFID (radio-frequency identity) technology, accounti... Read more

Sutlej expands home textile capacity

Sutlej Textiles and Industries is a one‐stop‐shop for all kinds of spun dyed yarn from natural ... Read more

Report finds Alliance passing units that have not implemented safety change…

A survey conducted in Bangladesh shows, Alliance has given passing grades to factories that are... Read more

Nilit to showcase innovative yarns at Sports Gear Sourcing Days, France

Israel headquartered Nilit, known for producing polyamide 6.6, will be showcasing its Nilit Inn... Read more

India to gain with from Trump’s decision to pull out of TPP

India is look at Trump’s announcement of dumping TPP in a positive light. Since India was... Read more

Germany to organize bio plastics event next week

The European Bioplastics Conference will be held in Germany, November 28 and 30, 2016. This is ... Read more

China to host Texcare Asia next Septemeber

The most comprehensive show on advanced machineries and commercial solutions for laundry and dr... Read more

Chain Yarn keeps its focus on innovations

Taiwan-based Chain Yarn, is a one-stop shop for processes from design, development, polymerizat... Read more

Cambodian govt, ILO, GMAC, sign MoU to improve working conditions

The ministry of commerce and ministry of labour in Cambodia has signed a MoU with the Garment M... Read more

Bengaluru women garment workers protest against exploitation

Within two weeks ago of 13 workers being killed in a fire at a factory manufacturing leather ja... Read more

After a rise, cotton prices dip as market arrivals improve

With increase in cotton arrivals in market amidst sagging demand from spinning mills, prices th... Read more

Italian fabric maker draws attention to ethical wool and pain relief

Italian fabric maker Vitale Barberis Canonico has asked the country’s trade minister to a... Read more

Demonetisation takes heavy toll on MMF sector: SRTEPC

As demonetisation enters a fortnight, there is news that its after-effects seems to have taken ... Read more

Cash crunch comes in way of India’s cotton exports

With the government’s move to ban high value currency notes exports of 1 million bales of... Read more

Obama discusses trade with TPP signatory countries; pledges full support

US president Barack Obama discussed a wide range of economic and trade matters at the 24th annu... Read more

Japan’s Organ Needles making a mark globally

Organ Needle from Japan makes domestic and industrial sewing-machine needles, holding about 20 ... Read more

Many apparel brands join movement to disclose global supply chains

As the public release of supply chain information becomes a tool for apparel brands to show the... Read more

Experts attend CRB conference on corporate sustainability and responsibilit…

Last year our Prime Minister Narendra Modi had observed how India can only unlock the full pote... Read more