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Archroma to Provide Technical Expertise to Women Entrepreneurs in Pakistan.

By   /  March 10, 2017  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Reinach, Switzerland – Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ethical Affair, a knowledge based platform striving to provide training, skills development and technical assistance to women entrepreneurs in the textile industry.

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Researchers Present Ways in Which to Reduce the Usage of Water in Cotton Production.

By   /  November 3, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News  /  No Comments

Islamabad, Pakistan – The growth of population and the economy are putting ever more pressure on the use of water in agriculture in general and in cotton cultivation in particular. This issue was discussed by a panel of researchers and scientists during the Third Open Session of the 75th Plenary Meeting of the International Cotton […]

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Thousands of Pakistani Cotton Growers to Benefit from Global Cotton Industry Partnership.

By   /  September 9, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Pakistan / Australia – Approximately 200,000 cotton farmers in Pakistan will receive vital environmental training to improve production practices this year, thanks to a new partnership between the Australian Government, Cotton Australia and the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), a global organisation working towards making Better Cotton a sustainable mainstream commodity.

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Pakistan: Textile Exports Down 9 Percent in July-Feb.

By   /  April 5, 2016  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Islamabad, Pakistan – Dawn reports that exports of textile and clothing fell by 8.76 per cent to $8.363 billion in the first eight months (July-February) of 2015-16 from $9.166bn in the same period last year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics data showed. The sector has been facing chronic energy shortages and stuck-up exports refunds.

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Korea to Help Establish Technical Textiles Center in Faisalabad.

By   /  March 14, 2016  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Pakistan / Korea – Pakistan Today reports that Korea has shown interest to help establish Technical Textile Center at the National University of Textiles Faisalabad for which she is willing to provide Rs 600 million in technical assistance, machines, equipments and manpower training.

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Pakistan: Brisk Trading on Cotton Market.

By   /  March 12, 2016  /  Cotton News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Karachi, Pakistan – Dawn reports in Pakistan that brisk activity was witnessed on the cotton market as spinners rushed to book quality lint to meet their near-future demand. However, short supply of quality cotton restricted trade volume. Floor brokers said sentiment was induced by global rising trend in major cotton markets, including the US, China […]

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ICAC: Preparations for 75th Plenary Advancing Smoothly.

By   /  March 8, 2016  /  Cotton News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Pakistan /  United States – José Sette, Executive Director of the ICAC, visited Pakistan last week to discuss arrangements with the local Organizing Committee for the 75th Plenary Meeting of the International Cotton Advisory Committee, which will be held in Islamabad, from October 31st to November 4th, 2016.Logistical preparations are advancing

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Pakistan: Cotton Production Declines 33.85 Percent.

By   /  March 8, 2016  /  Cotton News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Islamabad, Pakistan –  International The News reports that Pakistan’s cotton production dropped 33.85 percent to 9.727 million bales during this season to March 1, as pest attacks, inferior inputs and lowering yields continued to hit the crop. The country produced

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Pakistan: Textile Mills Get 24 Hour Gas Supply.

By   /  March 8, 2016  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Lahore, Pakistan – The Nation reports that  after the arrival of first liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipment from Qatar in Pakistan, the Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited has announced to start supplying gas to the textile industry in Punjab for 24 hours after a long period of about six years.Punjab textile mills, which were presently […]

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Pakistan Cotton Farmers Demand Bailout Package.

By   /  March 1, 2016  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Islamabad, Pakistan -Daily Times reports that United International Group Chairman Mian Shahid demanded a bailout package for cotton farmers affected by recent collapse of the crop less it hurt the cotton group, which is mainstay of the economy.

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