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Towel Imports From India Sharply Grow in May.

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Japan – According to Japanese Ministry of Finance trade statistics, May imports of towels increased by 5.2% over the same month of last year to 6,712 tons. In value, imports rose by 0.9% to 5,271 million yen. January-May 2012 imports decreased by 4.1% in volume and 5.9% in value from the year before to 29,897 […]

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Teijin to Expand DMT Supply Capability.

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Responding to Growing Demand for Specialty Chemical Raw Materials Tokyo, Japan – Teijin Limited announced that it will expand its supply capability for dimethyl terephthalate (DMT), a petrochemical used as a raw material in producing polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and for other specialty chemical applications.

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State Urged to Re-evaluate Cotton Prices.

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Zambia – The Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has urged Government to consider re-evaluating cotton prices for peasant farmers who make money from the produce only once a year. ZNFU president Jarvis Zimba said this in an interview yesterday following the setting of the cotton price at K3,696 (US77 cents) per kilogramme by the Zimbabwean […]

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KCA Concerned over Suspension of Cotton Export Contracts.

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Karachi, Pakistan – The Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) has expressed its concern over the suspension of Registration of Export Sales Contracts of raw cotton by the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP). A press release issued by KCA here on Saturday said that the State Bank of Pakistan has suddenly discontinued to accept Bank Guarantees/ […]

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Japan’s Iranian Crude Imports Jump in June from May.

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Crude imports from Iran rise 60.5 percent from May Japan’s Jan-June imports of Iranian crude drop from year ago Japan turns to other suppliers including Oman, Russia, Indonesia July imports likely to be zero in July, but to resume in Aug (Recasts to month-on-month gain, adds links to table and factbox) TOKYO, Japan – Japan’s […]

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Indian Textile, Apparel Industry to be $141 bn by ’21.

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India – Compendium 2012’. The global textile and apparel trade by the next decade will be worth $662 billion by then clocking in a CAGR of 5 per cent. The study was launched at the 8th Technopak Leadership Forum on Fashion-Textiles and Apparel held in Mumbai recently. The event saw the who’s who of the […]

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Garments Output Down by 40pc, Export 15pc Due to Energy Crunch.

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Lahore, Pakistan – The garment industry has been hit hard by the prevailing energy crisis as the local garment exports fell by $140 million in the fiscal year 2012, and its share in the country’s total exports has also drastically reduced, manufacturers said. Pakistan is the world’s fourth largest cotton producer and the third largest […]

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Five More Textile Mills Down Shutter in Surat.

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Surat, India – The textile processing sector in the country’s biggest man-made fabric hub in Surat is on the verge of collapse. Five more textile dyeing and printing mills in Pandesara and Khatodara areas have closed down in the past few days taking the total number of closed mills to 35. The poor condition of […]

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Egypt’s Alcotexa Sells 2,440 T Cotton in Two Weeks.

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Cairo, Egpyt – Egypt’s Alexandria Cotton Exporters’ Association (Alcotexa) committed to sell 2,440 tonnes of cotton in the two-week period that ended on July 28. The sales comprised 850 tonnes of Giza 88 grade cotton and 1,590 tonnes of Giza 86. The deals bring Alcotexa’s export commitments for the 2011/12 season, which began in September […]

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FESPA and Verdigris Join Forces to Strengthen Planet Friendly Printing.

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London, United Kingdom – FESPA and environmental research initiative Verdigris have confirmed their new working Partnership. Through their relationship, FESPA and Verdigris will share information, explore new trends and educate the FESPA global community about a range of issues surrounding environmental sustainability.

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