The EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreement, which was approved by the European Parliament on Wednesday, might pose a challenge to Bangladesh’s struggling readymade garment export business as the pact would scrap almost all tariffs on Vietnamese export goods in the European market.

When doctoral student Mostafa Jabbari began his research project, the aim was to improve the properties of the material used for textile bioreactors. But he changed tracks and developed a whole new textile material with better properties than was the original goal.

The 5th edition of Resilient Tirupur, organised by Tiruppur Exporters Association (TEA) and NIFT TEA Institute in association with Sripuram Trust and TTPK, was attended by over 1,000 participants including factory owners, supply chain partners, senior professionals and students from textile/fashion institutes. The event was held on February 8 in Tiruppur.

The rupee opened on a weak note and declined by 9 paise to 71.42 against the US dollar in opening trade on Thursday, after weak macro-economic data disappointed market participants.

Closing down of factories in China due to Coronavirus scare threatens to affect the multi-crore knitwear industry as the delivery of consignments of apparel accessories is getting delayed.

Indian Texpreneurs Federation (ITF) and Tiruppur Exporters' Association (TEA) will jointly organise an engagement meet for brands and SME manufacturing units in Tamil Nadu.