Production of raw cotton in Iran during the ongoing Iranian year is expected to touch 160,000 tons, according to Iran Cotton Fund. This would yield between 45,000 and 50,000 tons of ginned cotton. In the current Iranian year beginning March 21, 2017, around 124,550 tons of raw cotton has already arrived in the market and bought by ginning factories.

The orders index for textile machinery compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, registered an average increase of 18 per cent in 2017, compared to the previous year. While domestic orders were up significantly by 36 per cent, foreign markets also registered an increase of 16 per cent in orders for the entire year.

Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) acting president Mohammad Ali Khokon urged the government at the ongoing 15th Dhaka International Textile and Garments Machinery Exhibition to accelerate the process of liquefied natural gas (LNG) import as per plans to overcome the current power crisis that has slowed down investment in the textile sector. 

Disney has expanded partnership with ‘Her Universe’ and its founder Ashley Eckstein to bring new Disney, Star Wars, and Marvel merchandise lines and a new book to a broader set of fans and consumers. This introduces a new, heroic character-inspired athleisure line for kids and tweens - Our Universe - featuring activewear, swimwear, footwear and accessories. 

New Delhi, Feb 7 Commenting on the budget, Chairman of The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL) Ujjwal Lahoti called the budget “Pragmatic, Growth Oriented and all inclusive”.

Textile machinery manufacturers from various parts of the world will participate in the Global Textile Technology & Engineering Show (GTTES) beginning February 3, 2019. The trade show in India will offer sourcing solution to the increasing market demand by focusing on weaving, knitting, printing, garmenting, embroidery and technical textiles.