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Australia : 'Bangladesh to become largest cotton importer by 2020' - Textile News Australia

Australia : 'Bangladesh to become largest cotton importer by 2020' - Textile News Australia | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
Bangladesh will overtake China as the world's largest importer of cotton within four years, according to Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), an Australian government body.
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Ce que vous auriez préféré ne jamais savoir sur votre cachemire

Ce que vous auriez préféré ne jamais savoir sur votre cachemire | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
Une enquête sur l'industrie du cachemire a donné des résultats étonnants (et dégoûtants) sur la composition de certains pulls censés être en pure laine de chèvre au poil si doux.

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Garment, textile firms face tough, bigger rivals - VietNamNet Bridge

Garment, textile firms face tough, bigger rivals - VietNamNet Bridge | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
 VietNamNet Bridge – Several domestic garment and textile companies
would face more challenges from large rivals following integration, said
Tran Quang Nghi, chairman of the National Garment and Textile Group
(Vinatex).
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Review of labor laws eyed following fatal factory blaze | mb.com.ph | Philippine News

Review of labor laws eyed following fatal factory blaze | mb.com.ph | Philippine News | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
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Myanmar to pursue sustainable garment sector - The Nation

Myanmar to pursue sustainable garment sector - The Nation | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
Myanmar to pursue sustainable garment sector The Nation Myanmar is projected by Asian Development Bank to be a middle-income country by 2030 as the country's political and economic arenas undergo...
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Thailand, Vietnam look for garment co-operation | VOV Online Newspaper

Thailand, Vietnam look for garment co-operation | VOV Online Newspaper | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
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Local authorities say no to more garment projects - News VietNamNet

Local authorities say no to more garment projects - News VietNamNet | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
VietNamNet Bridge – Foreign-invested textile and garment projects are
no longer welcomed in many provinces in Vietnam because the gains they
bring are smaller than the losses.
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Swaziland textile industry hit by removal of US free trade agreement | All media content | DW.DE | 04.03.2015

Swaziland textile industry hit by removal of US free trade agreement | All media content | DW.DE | 04.03.2015 | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
Some 17,000 textile workers in Swaziland are at risk to lose their jobs after the country’s removal from a US free trade agreement. Factories producing for the US market are starting to close as they now have to pay costly US trade tariffs. Swaziland was removed from the African Growth Opportunities act earlier this year for failing to meet criteria on human rights and freedom of expression.
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Major brands to divert for sourcing to Ethiopia and Kenya

Major brands to divert for sourcing to Ethiopia and Kenya | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
Major brands are beginning to source from Ethiopia and Kenya due to rising wages in China, labour unrest and violence in Cambodia, and ineffective compliance with rules and regulations in various countries in South Asia – leading to fires and, in particular, the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh. Also, the governments in Ethiopia and Kenya are creating favourable conditions in order to attract investors, according to a new report from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence.
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Organic Cotton Delivers Real Results,Textile Exchange Finds - Apparel Magazine

Organic Cotton Delivers Real Results,Textile Exchange Finds - Apparel Magazine | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
New study results are overwhelmingly supportive of the organic process, showing significant reduction in global warming potential, soil erosion, water use and energy demand.
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The rediscovery of Africa's textile industry - Deutsche Welle

The rediscovery of Africa's textile industry - Deutsche Welle | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
Close to 10 percent of the world’s cotton comes from Africa. Most of this cotton is then however taken to Asia for further manufacturing. Could Africa's textile industry make a comeback?
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Adidas to move some output from strike-hit China factory

Adidas to move some output from strike-hit China factory | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
SHANGHAI, April 24 — Adidas AG is moving some production away from Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd’s shoe factory in Dongguan, China, where a strike over benefits and pay disrupted output for a ninth day.

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From the Field to the Shelf: How The Textile Supply Chain Can Save The Planet

From the Field to the Shelf: How The Textile Supply Chain Can Save The Planet | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
RT @RAntoshak: How The Textile Supply Chain Can Save The Planet - https://t.co/1Ml2ABK9mB #sustainability
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Is this fibre the next big thing in flame-resistant protection? | Technical Textiles

Is this fibre the next big thing in flame-resistant protection? | Technical Textiles | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
Is this fibre the next big thing in flame-resistant protection? - http://t.co/8lyZlcCaLM
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Foreign textilers moving ahead of FTAs with their production facilities in Vietnam

Foreign textilers moving ahead of FTAs with their production facilities in Vietnam | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
Foreign textile and garment firms to enjoy a zero percent import tax rate under the commitments of free trade agreements (FTA) such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, the EU-Vietnam FTA, and the South Korea-Vietnam FTA are moving is full swing with plans to build production facilities in ahead of FTAs in Vietnam.
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Textile sector faces huge tech challenge: Report - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn

Textile sector faces huge tech challenge: Report - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
Although the Chinese government has pledged to use Internet technology to upgrade manufacturing industry, there is a huge gap between the desire of the authorities and reality in the textile industry.
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India to set up $300m Vietnam textile park - just-style.com (subscription)

India to set up $300m Vietnam textile park - just-style.com (subscription) | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
India is looking at the possibility of setting up a textile park in Vietnam in a move that could boost trade and investment in man-made fibres and fabric between the two countries.
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Garment code to boost buyers’ confidence

Garment code to boost buyers’ confidence | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
Garment industry manufacturers met with European Union company representatives on March 24 to talk over enacting an apparel industry Code of Conduct, a social compliance step that could placate international buyers.
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Labour abuses swelling: report

Labour abuses swelling: report | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
Systemic labour violations, union busting and corruption are the norm in Cambodia’s garment sector, according to a report released yesterday by Human Rights Watch. Titled Work Faster or Get Out, the 140-page report details the substandard working conditions faced by employees of exporting garment factories and their sub-contractors.
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VF: Stopping Hazardous Chemicals from Entering the Supply Chain

VF: Stopping Hazardous Chemicals from Entering the Supply Chain | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
Chemical management programs in the apparel industry are typically reactionary, focusing on after-the-fact compliance, but VF wants to upend that process, catching harmful chemicals before they enter the supply chain.
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Swaziland textile industry hit by removal of US free trade agreement | All media content | DW.DE | 04.03.2015

Swaziland textile industry hit by removal of US free trade agreement | All media content | DW.DE | 04.03.2015 | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
Some 17,000 textile workers in Swaziland are at risk to lose their jobs after the country’s removal from a US free trade agreement. Factories producing for the US market are starting to close as they now have to pay costly US trade tariffs. Swaziland was removed from the African Growth Opportunities act earlier this year for failing to meet criteria on human rights and freedom of expression.
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Myanmar's negotiation continues for settling labor dispute - China.org.cn

Myanmar authorities have been continuing to sponsor negotiations between foreign employers and striking workers to settle labor dispute in factories in Yangon's industrial zones.
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Swazi Textile Workers Exploited - AllAfrica.com

Swazi Textile Workers Exploited - AllAfrica.com | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
The retrenchment of 1,450 jobs at Swaziland's largest textile manufacturer Tex Ray draws attention to the continuing exploitation of workers in the kingdom.
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US sees important progress in garment sector | TRADE & MARKET | Financial Express :: Financial Newspaper of Bangladesh

US sees important progress in garment sector | TRADE & MARKET | Financial Express :: Financial Newspaper of Bangladesh | Textile news in English | Scoop.it
The US government has acknowledged the significant progress that has been achieved through coordinated efforts by the government to protect
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