Clothing designer and textile scientist Emily Cooper is urging brands to ditch the synthetics. Cooper, of New Zealand label Silkbody, said new studies show fibres from synthetic clothing are the biggest plastic polluter of oceans and not plastic bags.

The 6th Edition of the 4-day international textile and apparel fair, 'VASTRA' will be organized in Jaipur during September 21 24, 2017 at Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre (JECC), Sitapura. The fair will be inaugurated by the Union Minister for Textiles and Information & Broadcasting, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani and Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Smt. Vasundhara Raje, on September 21, 2017.

More than 250 exhibitors will showcase their products at the 6th edition of the textile fair Vastra. The 4-day international textile and apparel fair will present a fusion of the finest and latest in textile products – from fibre to fashion, services and technology. The exhibition will begin from September 21 at the Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre.

KARACHI: Textile exports increased 5.9 percent to $2.18 billion in the first two months of the current fiscal year of 2017/18 as the sector geared up efforts to meet government's exports increment target to qualify for incentives.  

A Monforts, a global leader among the manufacturers and exporters of textile machines from Germany, is set to display its latest denim finishing technologies at ShanghaiTex, the 18th international exhibition on textile industry, to be held at the Shanghai new international expo centre, in China, from November 27 to 30, 2017, in hall W5, booth A11. 

The Pakistani Government wants to forge more joint ventures (JVs) with China and turn a business hub for the Middle East, Central and South Asia, the country’s commerce and textile minister Pervaiz Malik has said. The aim is to boost exports through value addition, he said at the three-day 18th Textile Asia International Exhibition in Lahore recently.