Apparel export fell in November by 10 per cent in dollar terms and nearly 14 per cent in rupee terms, as against November 2016.

he delegation of Uzbekistan visited South Korea to discuss the implementation of the project to create a textile Techno Park in the city of Tashkent.

Spain's Centro Algodonero Nacional (CAN) has become the 11th laboratory to be certified under International Cotton Association (ICA) Bremen’s 'International Laboratory Certification Scheme'. Based in Barcelona, CAN is an independent laboratory which provides an extensive raw cotton testing service to the whole cotton chain, from farmer to spinner.

Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa in his 2018 National Budget statement announced that the government to begin effect tax measures starting from January1 aimed at protecting local textile industries.

International Textile Machinery & Accessories Exhibition (ITMACH) India, the largest textile exhibition in the country, held in Gujarat that ended recently witnessed over 350 exhibitors from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, Turkey, China, Taiwan and Japan among others showcased their latest excellence and innovation in textile technology.

Bangladesh home minister Asaduzzaman Khan recently inaugurated the country’s first-ever garment factory to facilitate income of prisoners at the Narayanganj district jail. The Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association trained around 400 prisoners to run the factory in two shifts. Their earnings will be credited to their respective accounts.