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Remake’s Fashion Accountability Report 2022 shows fashion companies not mee…

Remake’s Fashion Accountability Report 2022 shows fashion companies not meeting green commitments

  After the two years of the pandemic that turned the world upside down, Remake World – a global advocacy organization that fights for fair pay and climate justice in the $3 trillion clothing industry- is all out to revamp sustainability issues and repair and remake the future of fashion. Remake Worl... Read more

Indian cotton gains market share in Turkey’s textile sector

Indian cotton gains market share in Turkey’s textile sector

  October 2022 saw a decline of cotton prices globally and Turkish cotton growers are feeling the pinch as they are struggling to control their production cost to meet worldwide prices. However, between January and October 2022, Turkiye has seen an overall growth in its textile exports, primarily led by Afr... Read more

IAF rebuilds trust issues in garment export segment

IAF rebuilds trust issues in garment export segment

  A fairer distribution of risk and reward between buyers and producers is the main focus of International Apparel Federation (IAF) in the aftermath of Covid years. IAF, the world’s leading federation for apparel manufacturers, (SME) brands, their associations and the supporting industry with membersh... Read more

Lenzing tops Canopy’s Hot Button Ranking 2022 for third time

Lenzing tops Canopy’s Hot Button Ranking 2022 for third time

  Austria-based Lenzing Group is spinning waves in the textile industry. Recently it emerged in top position in the Hot Button Ranking 2022 of Canadian non-profit organization, Canopy, which works collectively with some of the world’s largest fashion and beauty brands to bring forest-saving solutions ... Read more

Delhi to host 10th Intex India from December 8, leading buyers from India a…

Delhi to host 10th Intex India from December 8, leading buyers from India and abroad to attend

      The 10th Intex India, a premier International Textiles Sourcing Show in South Asia, will be held in New Delhi from December 8 to 10, 2022. Showcase fabrics, accessories from across the world To keep accelerating India positive growth story, Intex India will showcase international suppl... Read more

Economic slowdown in the West will affect global apparel exports in 2023: W…

Economic slowdown in the West will affect global apparel exports in 2023: Wazir Advisor

   Wazir Advisor’s latest report, ‘Apparel Trade Scenario in Key Global Markets and India - Nov 2022’ reveals India’s garment export was not up to the mark at all, having suffered a decrease of 24 per cent compared to October 2021. However, on YTD basis the exports are 11per cen... Read more

Clean Clothes Campaign red flags Pakistan on safety

Clean Clothes Campaign red flags Pakistan on safety

  Since 1989, Netherlands-based Clean Clothes Campaign has been working for the interest and betterment of workers in the textile and garment industries. It is now a global network of 235 organizations across 45 countries, helping identify work-force related issues that workers in these industries face and ... Read more

India should focus on emerging as the world’s largest producer and exporter…

India should focus on emerging as the world’s largest producer and exporter of hosiery, says Rikhab Chand Jain

  Good times are spinning for the Indian hosiery industry expectations unfold for a ten-fold growth in the next 25 years with focus on a long-term adoption of good cotton farming practices and India becoming more self-reliant. Like a fish in troubled waters, now is the time for India to increase its global ... Read more

Its return to luxury as sales rise across the world, Asia leads the pack

Its return to luxury as sales rise across the world, Asia leads the pack

    When the sector’s growth percentage for 2022 is at 22per cent, then luxury can claim to have returned to its pre-pandemic glory. As per a Bain & Company Luxury Study presented earlier this week in Milan, the news is good for a sector that took a beating during the last two pandemic years. ... Read more

Vietnam textile industry faces demand decline due to slowdown

Vietnam textile industry faces demand decline due to slowdown

  Vietnamese textile and garment factories are currently in muddy waters as they are facing lower-than-expected orders from key trading partners along with a decline in cotton and yarn, fabrics and textile exports over the last two months of September and October. The fluctuations are however slight and an... Read more

Make in India project can help transform textiles sector

Make in India project can help transform textiles sector

  From a proud stamp of ‘Made in India’, Modi’s vision of a ‘Make In India’ dream project has now completed eight years with annual FDI doubling to $83 billion while transforming the country into a leading global manufacturing and investment destination. This flagship program o... Read more

COP 27 puts the spotlight on fashion

COP 27 puts the spotlight on fashion

    With COP 27 underway at Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh, the fashion industry and its associates are present in large numbers to attend exhibitions, discussions and announcements pertaining to the sector that is under the spotlight for its excesses. For a while now, the global fashion industry has bee... Read more

India’s Gujarat clusters face dwindling orders

India’s Gujarat clusters face dwindling orders

    Gujarat’s industrial clusters are losing order volumes and revenues to falling demand. As orders dwindle, operating margins are shrinking.A trifecta of headwinds — high domestic cotton prices, dwindling exports and grossly underutilized capacities — has eroded the profitability of ... Read more

GOTS cuts fraud in organic cotton supply chain, introduces stringent rules

GOTS cuts fraud in organic cotton supply chain, introduces stringent rules

  The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) which was set up by leading standard setters to define worldwide recognized requirements for organic textiles is now forming many new rules to increase its credible assurance and protect the integrity of the organic cotton supply chain. The GOTS certification en... Read more

Fast fashion’s environment issues in focus as statistics reveal its impact

Fast fashion’s environment issues in focus as statistics reveal its impact

  There is no dispute over the tremendous success of fast fashion and despite questions being raised about it using the planet as a dumping ground, its popularity continues. Globally, this segment of the fashion industry grew from $91.23 billion in 2021 to $99.23 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth ... Read more

Euromonitor forecasts a steady rise in branded accessories segment worldwid…

Euromonitor forecasts a steady rise in branded accessories segment worldwide

  Even though the latest Euromonitor International Industry Forecast statistics point towards a mere 4 per cent rise in global sales of personal accessories by the end of 2022, recovery to pre-pandemic value sales levels is around the corner the study indicates. Despite recent marginal slowdown thanks to th... Read more

Brands need a mix of online, offline presence to succeed in retail today, s…

Brands need a mix of online, offline presence to succeed in retail today, say experts

  In a recently concluded roundtable discussion hosted by a leading ETRetail in association Salesforce, the conclusion was that omni-channel presence is no longer a luxury but a must have for brands to be relevant. Like the rest of the world, the business of retail has undergone a sea change and India in pa... Read more

Pickleball apparel the rage in the US

Pickleball apparel the rage in the US

     The pickleball apparel market is seeing rapid growth especially in the US. Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in America. A hybrid of tennis, ping-pong and badminton, it was invented in the 1960s but has exploded in popularity over the last few years. A large part of the sport&rs... Read more

Policy initiatives to help India reclaim its textile crown

Policy initiatives to help India reclaim its textile crown

  Pre-industrial revolution that swept the West in the early 19th century, India was the undisputed hub of textiles. However, since then, inch by inch India found itself edged out, first by the mills of Manchester and later in the modern day context, from RMG manufacturing hubs like China, Bangladesh and Vi... Read more

Duty-free cotton import ban unsettles India’s cotton industry

Duty-free cotton import ban unsettles India’s cotton industry

    With the deadline of importing duty-free cotton in India finally over on November 1, when the new season began, Indian cotton industry is in a fix. Recent disruptions in global supply chain have delayed India-bound cotton imports from Australia and the US which are stuck in transit, coupled with an ... Read more

Tremors of upcoming recession in Western world felt across global textile s…

Tremors of upcoming recession in Western world felt across global textile sector

    Worldwide, the textile sector is bracing itself for a challenging time ahead. Whilst industry pundits are assuring that is a short term challenge, the repercussions of the impending recession in the Western world are beginning to hurt nations that rely on textile export for revenue and employment. T... Read more

Winter wear market on a new high, retail and online sales expected to grow:…

Winter wear market on a new high, retail and online sales expected to grow: Study

  The global winter wear market is always a lucrative one because as temperatures start to drop, sale of most apparel brands through its retail and online channels keeps rising. Not only the climate change needs a whole new wardrobe, but the festive season of Christmas in Europe, Thanksgiving in America and... Read more

With grand weddings back post-Covid, business is brisk for ethnic wear bran…

With grand weddings back post-Covid, business is brisk for ethnic wear brands

   Indian weddings are back with a bang and the festive season has sky-rocketed the sales of the Indian ethnic wear segment to an all-new high. Premium players such as Vedant Fashions Limited (VFL), Nalli’s, Jahanpanah, Ritu Kumar, Manoviraj Khosla, Biba, Fab India and Neeru's among others are ag... Read more

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Vietnam exports to Australia up 27 per cent

   Vietnam’s garment and textile exports to Australia have increased 27 perc... Read more

India to take note of EU sustainability plan

   The EU’s strategy for sustainable and circular textiles is going to have ... Read more

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Contributed by Mr. Zhao Hong & Ms. Xing Rong

Amid unprecedented Non Woven growth, China revises mask quality standards

Amid unprecedented Non Woven growth, China revises mask quality standards

With the daily output of masks touches over 20 million, China introduces new standards for... Read more

China: Silk city Shengze is pilot zone for the world-class textile cluster

China: Silk city Shengze is pilot zone for the world-class textile cluster

  Shengze, home to the largest silk wholesale market known for silk and man-made s... Read more

Intertextile Shanghai in March

   Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will be held in China, March 8 to 10, 202... Read more

Guess Q3 net profit falls by 26 per cent

   For the third quarter Guess net profit declined by 26 percent. Revenues were do... Read more

Cambodia garment exports to the US up 25 per cent

   Cambodia’s garment exports to the US grew by 25 per cent from January 202... Read more

Bangladesh cuts reliance on raw material imports

   The retention value of the exported apparel from Bangladesh surged 36 per cent ... Read more

Indian farmers hold on to crop

   India is struggling to export cotton despite higher production. The reason is f... Read more

Bemberg supports circular economy, Blue Friday

   Bemberg by Asahi Kasei is supporting Blue Friday. It is in this context that Be... Read more

Date change for 2023 summer editions of Munich Fabric Start

   From 2023, the summer editions of Munich Fabric Start, Bluezone, Keyhouse and T... Read more

Sri Lanka apparel exports drop, imports of ingredients hit

   Sri Lanka expects a 30 per cent drop in apparel exports during this month and t... Read more

Pak: Imposing duty on filament yarn imports may harm

   Pakistan may impose a regulatory duty on the import of filament yarn. The aim a... Read more

Recession threatens Sri Lankan exports

   A looming recession in export markets is threatening Sri Lanka’s garment ... Read more

Spring garment export orders pick up for Bangladesh

   Apparel orders have started to pick up for Bangladesh. Fresh enquiries are com... Read more

India: CITI hosts Global Cotton Conference

   2nd Global Cotton Conference was held in New Delhi, November 23, 2022. The the... Read more

Hebei fair is online

   The Hebei textile and apparel export fair is online. More than 50 high quality... Read more

India’s cotton exports fall short of targets

   India’s cotton exports this year may fall short of estimates. Export enqu... Read more

Bangladesh remembers factory horror

   It’s been ten years since the disaster at a garment factory in Bangladesh... Read more

Denim fabric market grows at 6 per cent

   The global denim market is growing at six per cent a year. Major factors that ... Read more

EU August imports up 13 per cent

   The European Union’s imports of textile and apparel increased 13 per cent... Read more

Chinese consumers get more discerning

   China’s clothing industry has developed rapidly. The country accounts for... Read more

Customised tees grow 9 per cent globally

   The global custom T-shirt printing market is growing at nine per cent a year. ... Read more

Coats back in business

   Coats is pretty much back to normal on the performance front. For July 1 to Oct... Read more

Brands fail to cut emissions: Standearth

   Fashion companies are setting topline net-zero targets. But most targets exclud... Read more