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Domestic Cotton Prices Remain Stable in Pakistan.

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Pakistan – As the domestic cotton season (August 2012 – July 2013) is advancing fast, dearth of quality numbers in the foreseeable future is keeping lint prices on a steady plane. It is projected that seedcotton (Kapas/Phutti) arrivals of about 11.7 million domestic size bales will have reached

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Seeking Fair Value for Cotton, AP Farmers Walk Out of Seed Price Meet in India.

By   /  December 31, 2012  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Hyderabad, India – The cotton crisis in Andhra Pradesh has cast its shadow on the meeting convened by the Andhra Pradesh Government to discuss the cottonseed price.

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Xiangyang Will Invest CNY 3.1 Billion in Key Textile Project.

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Xiangyang, China – Xiangyang City in Hubei Province recently has mapped out the five-year plan for developing farm produces and downstream processing industries. It plans to invest CNY 3.1 billion in setting up a number of key projects, so as to improve production technology and equipment level

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Indain Government Incentives to Boost Garment Exports.

By   /  December 31, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Gurgaon, India – Dr. A Sakthivel Chairman AEPC hailed Government for all exports incentives announced, by Shri Anand Sharma, the Union Minister of Textiles and Commerce.

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A.T.E. Ties-Up with Lacom, Germany, for Solutions in Coating and Lamination.

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India/Germany – In the ever changing world of textiles, enabling new applications through continuous innovation and introduction of new technologies has become a necessity.  This is precisely what A.T.E. will be providing to its customers with the latest technology in coating & lamination,

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Manufacturers Used Over 8.5 Billion Pounds of Recycled Materials in the Production of Fiber Glass and Slag Wool Insulation.

By   /  December 31, 2012  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Virginia, United States – The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association announced the results of a recent survey of its members’ use of pre- and post-consumer recycled materials

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Revised Production Date for Crailar in Pamplico Facility Adjustments Continue into New Year.

By   /  December 31, 2012  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Canada/ United States – Crailar Technologies Inc. Which produces and markets CRAiLAR®, a natural fiber made from flax and other bast fibers, has revised its estimated production start date at its new Pamplico, S.C. facility from December 28 to a targeted time-frame of mid January.

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S.Korea’s Retail Sales Improve in November on Cold Weather.

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Seoul, Korea – Retail sales at South Korea’s major discount outlets and department stores improved last month due to cold weather that boosted demand for winter clothing, a government report showed.

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Denim Goes Green at A.T.E..

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Ahmedabad, India – The denim industry is typically a guzzler of water.  It also uses a significant quantity of chemicals in its processes and consumes a vast amount of energy in its operations. Denim and green, therefore, have long been mutually contradictory terms.  But not any more – thanks

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ExxonMobil Commissions Singapore Petrochemical Plant Expansion.

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Singapore – ExxonMobil has commenced startup operations at one of the world’s largest ethylene steam crackers, the centerpiece of the company’s multi-billion dollar expansion project at its Singapore petrochemical complex.

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