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France push for EU ban on used clothes exports, a complex issue with n…

France push for EU ban on used clothes exports, a complex issue with no easy answer

  The fashion industry is a major contributor to textile waste, with Europe alone generating 5.2 million tons annually. France is proposing a ban on EU exports of used clothing, aiming to curb this waste and prevent African nations from becoming dumping grounds for unwanted garments. This proposal has sparked... Read more

Made in the USA: A stitch in time for American apparel?

Made in the USA: A stitch in time for American apparel?

  The ‘Made in the USA’ initiative for apparel manufacturing has become a prominent thread in the American consumer landscape. It has gained traction due to several reasons. One primary objective is to revitalize the American textile and apparel industry, which has seen a significant decline in e... Read more

On-Demand Manufacturing: A blueprint for the fashion industry's waste …

On-Demand Manufacturing: A blueprint for the fashion industry's waste crisis

  The global fashion industry is going through multiple levels of issues. Struggling sales, overflowing stockpiles, and unsustainable practices are just a few of the issues plaguing major brands. But a new solution is emerging: on-demand manufacturing. Mass production, mass waste Traditional fashion relies... Read more

India's MMF Textile Exports: Growth, strategy shifts, and evolving lan…

India's MMF Textile Exports: Growth, strategy shifts, and evolving landscape

  India's Man-Made Fiber (MMF) textile industry has been a crucial contributor to the nation's economic growth. However, the export scenario presents a complex picture, with recent trends showing a decline compared to previous years.  Shifting gears from cotton to MMF focus Traditionally, India's texti... Read more

Mexico imposes temporary tariffs on textiles, apparel, and footwear

Mexico imposes temporary tariffs on textiles, apparel, and footwear

  In a move aimed at bolstering domestic industries, the Mexican President signed a decree on April 22, 2024, establishing temporary import tariffs on textiles, apparel, and footwear. These tariffs, ranging from 5per cent to 35per cent, are intended to level the playing field for Mexican manufacturers facing ... Read more

US apparel import prices see upward trend, but not across the board

US apparel import prices see upward trend, but not across the board

  A new report by Cotton Inc. highlights, US garment prices witnessed their largest monthly rise since late 2021 in March 2024. This uptick comes despite a slight year-over-year increase of only 0.2 per cent. However, it's important to note that apparel import costs remain 4.8 per cent higher than pre-COVID... Read more

Fast Fashion Under Fire: H&M and Boohoo face UK probe on sustainab…

Fast Fashion Under Fire: H&M and Boohoo face UK probe on sustainability

    Major fashion retailers H&M and Boohoo are being investigated by the UK Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) for their environmental impact, particularly on overproduction, textile waste, and lack of sustainable materials. This is a follow-up to the EAC's 2019 report, ‘Fixing Fashion: Cloth... Read more

Cotton production expected to rebound in 2024/25, says USDA's May WASD…

Cotton production expected to rebound in 2024/25, says USDA's May WASDE report

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its May World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report on May 10th, 2024, providing insights into the future of cotton production and consumption. The report offers a more optimistic outlook for the 2024/25 season compared to the prev... Read more

China's Luxury Market: Hitting the brakes on a high-speed ride

China's Luxury Market: Hitting the brakes on a high-speed ride

     China's luxury market, once a growth engine for global brands, has hit a rough patch. After years of double-digit expansion, sales dipped by 10 per cent in 2022, marking the first decline in five years reveals Bain & Company’s study, ‘Setting a New Pace for Personal Luxury Grow... Read more

Rising apparel costs pinch US businesses as consumer confidence slips

Rising apparel costs pinch US businesses as consumer confidence slips

    The American apparel industry is facing a double whammy: rising import costs for clothes and a consecutive decline in consumer confidence. This trend, reported by Cotton Incorporated in their ‘Executive Cotton Update: U.S. Macroeconomic Indicators & the Cotton Supply Chain - May 2024&rsquo... Read more

From Slump to Surge: India's cotton yarn exports eye recovery in FY24

From Slump to Surge: India's cotton yarn exports eye recovery in FY24

   India, the world's largest cotton producer, has witnessed a rollercoaster ride in its cotton yarn exports in recent years. There has been a significant shift in its cotton yarn export scenario between FY23 and the current fiscal year (FY24). Shifting fortunes According to the Cotton Textiles Expor... Read more

Techtextil success highlights Karl Mayer Group's industry competence

Techtextil success highlights Karl Mayer Group's industry competence

  The Karl Mayer Group emerges triumphant from Techtextil, the premier industry trade fair held in Frankfurt am Main from April 23 to 26, 2024. Positioned as a leading player in the Technical Textiles sector, the global giant showcased its prowess in addressing contemporary challenges across various domains... Read more

New tariffs and its impact on China-Mexico trade in textiles & app…

New tariffs and its impact on China-Mexico trade in textiles & apparel

    The relationship between Mexico and China, particularly in textiles and apparel, has seen a dramatic shift in recent years. Data from the Observatory of Economic Complexity (OEC) shows bilateral trade skyrocketed from a mere $550 million in 1999 to over $110 billion in 2021, a 200-fold increase. Thi... Read more

India unveils five-year Cotton Tech Mission to reclaim ‘White Gold’ gl…

India unveils five-year Cotton Tech Mission to reclaim ‘White Gold’ glory

  India is set to weave a new chapter for its cotton industry with the launch of a five-year Cotton Technology Mission (CTM) from 2024. This ambitious initiative aims to revitalize the sector, aptly nicknamed the country's "white gold," and solidify India's position as a global leader in textile sourcing an... Read more

India's textiles exports inch up despite apparel sector slump reveal T…

India's textiles exports inch up despite apparel sector slump reveal Texprocil stats

  India’s textile exports grew by 6.91 per cent in March 2024 compared to March 2023, reveals latest Ministry of Commerce and Industry statistics. This growth was driven by an increase in exports of cotton yarn, fabrics, made-up articles, and handloom products, which rose by 6.78 per cent year-on-year... Read more

Stalled India-Canada FTA talks impacts textile & apparel industry …

Stalled India-Canada FTA talks impacts textile & apparel industry on both sides

    India-Canada bilateral relations have been under stress for the past few years. It hit a new low during G-20 meeting in Delhi when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited New Delhi. A lot was discussed in media on both sides about the nitty gritties of the visit that led to negativity. In bet... Read more

Global ecommerce fashion industry set to reach trillion dollar milesto…

Global ecommerce fashion industry set to reach trillion dollar milestone

    In a pioneering forecast by Shopify, the global ecommerce fashion industry is projected to soar to a trillion dollars this year. Behind this monumental growth lies a significant transformation in luxury fashion, driven by a fusion of sustainability, technology, and personalized experiences. Sustain... Read more

China factor looms over Surat's textile industry amidst QCOs

China factor looms over Surat's textile industry amidst QCOs

      China has become a focal point for discussions in Surat, India's textile hub, amidst the upcoming Gujarat Lok Sabha elections. The government's issuance of Quality Control Orders (QCOs) targeting low-quality textile imports, particularly from China, has sparked concerns within the industry. ... Read more

Defying US sanctions, Xinjiang's textile industry booms with AI and 5G

Defying US sanctions, Xinjiang's textile industry booms with AI and 5G

    Xinjiang's textile industry has witnessed a record surge in exports despite US sanctions targeting the region's cotton production. This growth is attributed to a "revolutionary shift" powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G technology. Yarn exports rise despite sanctions Customs data reveal... Read more

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Trutzschler to unveil textile innovations at ITM Istanbul 2024

  Trutzschler Group is gearing up to showcase its trailblazing advancements in spinning... Read more

Texworld's A/W 2025-2026: ‘IMPERFaiCTION’ trends revealed

  Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris's trend book, ‘IMPERFaiCTION’, for the Au... Read more

Pakistan’s textile exports reach $13.68 billion during Jul-Apr’23-24: PBS

  Maintaining a robust trajectory, Pakistan’s textile exports reached $13.68 bill... Read more

Teejay Lanka's Q4 profit jump brightens outlook

  Teejay Lanka PLC, Sri Lanka's pioneering multinational textile manufacturer, reported... Read more

ACIMIT leads Italian Textile Machinery at ITM Istanbul 2024

  Italian textile machinery manufacturers are gearing up for a significant presence at ... Read more

B.I.G. Yarns revolutionizes sustainable design at Clerkenwell Design Week 2…

  B.I.G. Yarns makes a grand entrance at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024, unveiling a grou... Read more

Kraig Biocraft: Market response to milestones addressed

  Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, proudly reports significant strides in its spring produc... Read more

Paolina Russo debuts Spinnova outfit at the Fabric Challenge

  Designer duo Paolina Russo, recognized in Forbes' 30 under 30 list, unveiled their la... Read more

Shahi Exports partners Little King Global for a processing unit in Karnatak…

  An established apparel manufacturer and exporter, Shahi Exports has partnered with Ta... Read more

Picanol booth at the ITM 2024 to feature Ultimex Rapier Weaving Machine

  For the first time, the Picanol booth at the ITM 2024 exhibition will feature Ultimex... Read more

Pure London x JATC showcases French fashion at Olympia London

  Pure London x JATC, the highly anticipated fusion of fashion festivals, is set to ret... Read more

Italian textile innovation takes center stage at ITM 2024

  The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) has confirmed its participation in the upcoming ITM 20... Read more

Coats Digital's FastReactPlan transforms High Fashion's production

  High Fashion/Dali China Limited, a leading vertically-integrated Chinese fashion manu... Read more

Sewing Gets Colorful: Coloreel partners with Juki America

  Juki America and Coloreel have unveiled an innovative partnership to introduce Colore... Read more

ColossusTex redefines fabric industry standards with innovative Graphene Ya…

  ColossusTex continues to lead the fabric production sector, setting new benchmarks in... Read more

US textile industry urges stronger action against Chinese trade practices

  In response to the Biden administration's announcement on the U.S. Trade Representati... Read more

CITI aims for a flourishing textile sector by 2047

  Coinciding with ‘New India’s ‘ achievement of its aspirations, the ... Read more

Karl Mayer's warp knitting breakthroughs at ITM 2024

   Turkish warp knitting enterprises are poised for a surge in business prospects,... Read more

Indo Count Industries bags three Gold Trophies at Texprocil Export Awards

   A prominent figure in the Indian textile sector, Indo Count Industries has bagg... Read more

Siyaram Silk Mills records Rs 654.18 crore in total income during Q4, FY24

   For the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2024, Siyaram Silk Mills reported a sign... Read more

KPR Mills registers mixed performance in Q4, FY24

   KPR Mill registered a mixed performance in Q4, FY24 as its topline revenue decr... Read more

India’s cotton exports to rise by 27% during 2023-24 season: CAI

   India’s cotton exports are projected to increase by approximately 27 per ... Read more

Techno Sport makes history as first Indian brand to join bluesign

   Techno Sport, a leading Indian sportswear brand headquartered in Tiruppur, Indi... Read more

Kraig Biocraft Labs to expand production base

   Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. ("the Company") is eyeing a strategic leap in... Read more

Global Fashion Summit 2024: Driving urgent sustainability progress

   The Global Fashion Summit: Copenhagen Edition 2024 is set to commence on May 22... Read more

Government targets $100 billion textile exports by 2030: Textile Secretary

   The government has set an ambitious goal of reaching $100 billion in textile ex... Read more

Vardhman approves plan to modernise spinning and fabric business

   Vardhman has approved an ambitious plan to revamp and modernise its spinning an... Read more

China’s T&A exports decline by 3.12% Y-o-Y in April: China Customs

   Compared to the previous year, China's textile and apparel (T&A) exports de... Read more

Vardhaman Textiles Q4: 26.36% YoY profit surge

   Vardhaman Textiles unveiled its fourth-quarter financial results on May 9, 2024... Read more