BRADFORD – A Yorkshire textile firm that has operated at the heart of the wool textile sector since 1888, is working on two new developments that it says will assist wool to compete more effectively with modern synthetic fibres for use in a range of apparel.

ISLAMABAD - The Prime Minister’s Advisor for Commerce, Textile, Industries and Production Abdul Razak Dawood assured textile mills’ owners of implementing the Economic Coordination Council’s decision on uniform energy rates for five zero-rated industries including textile in letter and spirit.

Coimbatore: Tamil Nadu is expecting Rs 3,000 crore worth investment from micro, small and medium industries in the district at the Global Investors Meet (GIM) to be held on January 23 and 24 in Chennai, said state ministers. 

MUMBAI: The rupee weakened by 26 paise to 72.76 against the US dollar Monday, owing to increased demand for the American currency from importers amid increasing global crude oil prices. The international benchmark, Brent crude again breached the $71 a barrel mark by surging 1.21 per cent.

GST compensation paid to states by the Centre has declined to over Rs 11,900 crore during August-September, an official said.

BHUBANESWAR: Laden with history, the state's overseas trade ties may get a much-needed push at the Make in Odisha conclave which is slated to begin from Sunday. With a 480-km-long coast, Odisha once commanded a powerful position in the subcontinent's maritime activities.