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BGMEA Slams New York University Study on Bangladesh RMG Workers.

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Dhaka, Bangladesh – Dhaka Tribune reports that the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has rejected outright a report on Bangladesh’s apparel workers by the New York University’s Stern Business School Centre for Business and Human Rights.  The rejection came at a press conference held at BGMEA in reaction to the report released.

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Premiere Vision New York: A Significant Increase & Diversification Of The Offer.

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New York, United States – For its 32nd edition taking place this January 19th and 20th, Première Vision New York marks a new stage in its evolution. Already known for its premium offer of fabrics, accessories and textile designs, the show now broadens to include leather and manufacturing.

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Vietnam: Updates of Regulation on Formaldehyde and Azo Requirements in Textile Products.

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Geneva, Switzerland – On 30th October 2015, the Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) issued Circular No. 37/2015/TT-BCT stipulating content limits and testing procedure for formaldehyde and banned cleavage

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Success Looms for Textiles Manufacturer – With Aid of D2N2 Grant.

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Nottingham, England – A £123,000 grant from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership has enabled Mansfield-based textiles manufacturer, Toray Textiles Europe Ltd, to invest in new looms and ancillary equipment – creating eight new jobs.Toray Textiles Europe Ltd (TTEL) of Crown Farm Way, Forest Town, Mansfield,

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Judges Announced For the 2015/16 International Woolmark Prize Menswear Final.

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Canberra, Australia  – The menswear final of the 2015/16 International Woolmark Prize will be judged on 13 January 2016 in Florence, Italy, during Pitti Uomo, marked by a special runway presentation of the six finalists’ capsule collections in Merino wool. The finalists – Munsoo Kwon (Asia), P. Johnson (Australia), Agi & Sam (British Isles),

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Iconix Brand Group Announces SEC has Issued a Formal Order of Investigation.

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New York, United States – Iconix Brand Group, Inc. announced that the Company received a formal order of investigation from the Staff of the SEC.  The Company intends to fully cooperate with the SEC. As previously disclosed, the Company is currently in a comment letter process with the Staff

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Egypt: Ministry of Industry to Increase Export Fees on Fabric Scraps.

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Cairo, Egypt – Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Qabil issued a decision imposing an export fee of EGP 3,500 per tonne on fabric scraps, abolishing previous decisions in this regard. He attributed the decision to the exertion of efforts to support the textile industry and avoid the negative consequences of the shortage of scraps

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Pakistan: Cotton Output Estimates Revised Downward.

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Islamabad, Pakistan – Business Recorder reports that The Cotton Crop Assessment Committee (CCAC) Tuesday revised the cotton production estimates downward by over 12 percent to 13.59 million bales against the initial estimate of 15.49 million bales for the current season (2015-16), after heavy rains and floods damaged the crop. The meeting of CCAC was held […]

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Pakistan: Textile Sector Needs Incentives Immediately.

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Karachi, Pakistan – The Express Tribune reports that the Pakistani government is considering different options to support the dwindling textile exports, but this is not enough, the textile sector wants the government to make decisions quickly, All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma) Chairman Tariq Saud said on Monday.

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Ghana’s Textile Trade Unravels Due to Cheap Chinese Imports.

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Ghana / China – Independent reports that Isaac Eshun watches closely as reams of newly printed fabrics flow down from the giant rollers overhead, vast sheets of cloth with intricate orange and blue designs tumbling from the factory’s whirring machines. The 53-year-old technician has spent almost half his life working at this textile company in […]

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