British product quality testing firm Intertek Group Plc said on Sunday it had temporarily shut its Hong Kong Garment Centre in Kowloon from Feb. 11 for two weeks after an employee contracted the new coronavirus.

Cambodia, as well as Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, are being encouraged to improve their production chains to provide added value to their textile products exported to Japan.

Touchpoint textile, a new special show for digital textile printing applications, will make its debut at drupa 2020 in Hall 4.

India’s merchandise exports fell for the sixth consecutive month in January while the trade deficit rose to a seven-month high amid rising fears that the novel coronavirus contagion may further dent India’s trade and economy.

India International Knit Fair, to be held in Tiruppur from February 17 to 19, will have more than 50 buyers and over 100 buying agents visiting the event.

The Tiruppur Export Association (TEA) on Friday welcomed the budget allocation of Rs 1,224 crore to the development of handlooms and textiles businesses in Tamil Nadu.