Cambodia, as well as Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, are being encouraged to improve their production chains to provide added value to their textile products exported to Japan.

Touchpoint textile, a new special show for digital textile printing applications, will make its debut at drupa 2020 in Hall 4.

The Tiruppur Export Association (TEA) on Friday welcomed the budget allocation of Rs 1,224 crore to the development of handlooms and textiles businesses in Tamil Nadu.

India International Knit Fair, to be held in Tiruppur from February 17 to 19, will have more than 50 buyers and over 100 buying agents visiting the event.

While the manufacturing units in Coimbatore have welcomed higher allocation for the industries in the State budget on Friday, the micro industries have expressed disappointment over lack of announcements on industrial estates for the sector.

India’s merchandise exports fell for the sixth consecutive month in January while the trade deficit rose to a seven-month high amid rising fears that the novel coronavirus contagion may further dent India’s trade and economy.