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KOZHIKODE: In a major research finding that would go a long way in conserving water in the water-intensive textile industry, researchers at Calicut University have come up with an eco-friendly process for manufacturing yarns. 

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has set a target to produce 113.19 lakh square metre of textile and handloom products worth `223 crore in the current fiscal with a jump of nearly 25 per cent from the previous year.  

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: China is exporting textiles to India through Bangladesh to get around a tax increase on imports, undermining New Delhi’s efforts to support local manufacturers, industry sources said. 

Cambodia stands to benefit from the ongoing trade spat between the United States and China, with exports of Cambodian travel goods particularly likely to increase as a result of the dispute, according to the Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia.

THE APPAREL INDUSTRY is hoping boosting exports by 10-20% this year, by exploiting opportunities created by the escalating trade tensions between the United States and China.

In April 2016, Aisha Abubakar, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, took a tour of few surviving textile mills in Lagos State. Abubakar visited Spintex Mills Nigeria Limited, Lucky Fibres Plc, and Nichemtex Plc, all in Ikorodu, Lagos State.

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