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  • Vietnam FTA to EU will hurt Indian apparel sector

    Vietnam FTA to EU will hurt Indian apparel sector

    The FTA will also lessen many of the current non-tariff barriers to trade with Vietnam and open up Vietnamese services and public procurement markets to European Union companies. This new gateway of opportunity will bear fruit for the Vietnam apparel industry among other manufacturing industries...
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  • TEXPROCIL urges policy intervention in textile sector

    TEXPROCIL urges policy intervention in textile sector

    TEXPROCIL urges policy intervention in textile sector The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council of India (TEXPROCIL) has requested the government for urgent policy intervention to provide fiscal relief and ensure credit flow to the textile sector. The suggested steps include extending the Reb...
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  • Procedures for making and sterilizing surgical masks

    Procedures for making and sterilizing surgical masks

    Procedures for making and sterilizing surgical masks At present, China ministry of industry and information technology is making every effort to determine the source of Medical protective clothing, medical N95 masks and other medical protective equipment, step up the organization of production an...
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  • India could  exploit the opportunity presented  by Coronavirus

    India could exploit the opportunity presented by Coronavirus

    India could  exploit the opportunity presented  by Coronavirus The Coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak in China is likely to affect Indian textile and apparel industry, in many positive ways. A recent press release by the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) reveals, the prevailing sit...
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  • Textile Ministry accelerates industry growth momentum

    Textile Ministry accelerates industry growth momentum

    Textile Ministry accelerates industry growth momentum According to Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani, there is huge potential for India to increase the number of large-scale textile companies even as the government sought ways to help the MSMEs At the Symposium on Emerging Opportunities for India...
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  • Coronavirus halts Indian cotton export to China

    Coronavirus halts Indian cotton export to China

    Coronavirus halts Indian cotton export to China Coronavirus is not only about a massive health scare, but it is also dampening businesses across the world. Around 2,50,000 bales of cotton export from India to China has been temporarily on hold. However, Indian cotton exporters expect the situatio...
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  • Orders shifting to Turkey from China

    Orders shifting to Turkey from China

    Orders shifting to Turkey from China Several fashion retailers have been in contact with Turkish firms to move their manufacturing operations from coronavirus-hit China to Turkey, with the initial investment estimated to bring in as much as $2 billion, Reuters reported on 7 February. The order al...
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  • Taiwan’s current crossroads situation brands should take into consideration

    Taiwan’s current crossroads situation brands should take into consideration

    Taiwan’s current crossroads situation brands should take into consideration. ‘The real value of the Taiwanese fashion market can only be understood when it is not seen through the prism of its giant neighbour.’ Tensions with Beijing have come into sharp focus ahead of Taiwan’s p...
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  • Biosynthetic performance fabrics developed by Dyntex

    Biosynthetic performance fabrics developed by Dyntex

    Biosynthetic performance fabrics developed by Dyntex. Austrian textile manufacturer Dyntex has developed two new ultralight biosynthetic fabrics for high performance apparel. Dyntex Biodegradable and Dyntex Biological Origin are the culmination of three years R&D, with company CEO, Mathias Br...
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  • Oeko-Tex enlarges its sustainability label

    Oeko-Tex enlarges its sustainability label

    Oeko-Tex enlarges its sustainability label. Testing and certification organisation Oeko-Tex’s Made in Green sustainability label now includes leather products under newly updated guidelines which come fully into effect in April. Oeko-Tex says its guidelines, including test criteria and limi...
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  • Kering’s benefaction towards the support of Australian fire fight

    Kering’s benefaction towards the support of Australian fire fight

    Kering’s benefaction towards the support of Australian fire fight. Luxury fashion group Kering, which owns the brands Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, to name but a few, says it will contribute AU$1 million in support of efforts to combat Australia’s ongo...
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  • SAICM’s new policy brief addresses concern in textile chemicals

    SAICM’s new policy brief addresses concern in textile chemicals

    SAICM’s new policy brief addresses concern in textile chemicals. The Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) has published a policy brief that addresses chemicals of concern in textiles, among other products, and efforts to minimise their impacts on human health and...
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