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Sri Lanka to Establish 150 Mini Garment Factories to Empower Rural Women.

By   /  May 24, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Colombo Page reports that the Sri Lankan government has received the cabinet nod to establish mini garment factories in under developed provinces as a measure to empower the women in rural areas. According to proposal made by the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Rishad Bathiudeen,

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Lankan Apparels Enter 3D Design Platform for the First Time.

By   /  March 12, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Colombo, Sri Lanka – News.Lk reports that  optitext a world’s leader in 2D and 3D apparel design software, has granted its leading solution to Sri Lanka Institute of Textile & Apparel (SLITA) to train designers in 3D design aspects. With the software designing tool in hand costs will be reduced. This edition of global 3d […]

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Sri Lanka: Hirdaramani Opens Rs.450mn Apparel Factory in Mullaitivu.

By   /  February 1, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Mullaitivu, Sri Lanka – One of the country’s leading apparel manufacturers, the Hirdaramani group, ceremoniously opened its latest Rs.450 million factory in Mullaitivu. “As the leaders of the industry, we have the opportunity and the responsibility to change the lives of the local community.

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Lankan Apparel Sector Links with Nine Top Global Retailers.

By   /  December 4, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Colombo,  Sri Lanka – Powered by the country’s apex exports facilitator EDB, Lankan apparel sector snatched a new virgin market and some premium global buyers of three other new markets on November 27.A visiting high powered multinational buyer team finally linked with the EDB reps

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Marks and Spencer Shows Interest in Investing in Sri Lanka’s Garment Sector.

By   /  November 23, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Sri Lanka / United Kingdom – Colombo Page reports that British multinational retailer Marks and Spencer has expressed interest in investing in Sri Lanka’s garment sector, when Sri Lanka’s Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake had talks with the Chief Executive Officer of the company.

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Sri Lanka Set an ‘Ambitious’ 2020 Export Target.

By   /  November 18, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Nation reports that notwithstanding the global trade decline, Sri Lanka exports sector is highly ambitious aiming for a five-fold jump of its top export of repute, apparels while China’s premium knitting sector is gearing up to partner with surging Sri Lankan apparel sector.

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Sri Lanka Aims to be Among Top 10 Quality Suppliers by 2020.

By   /  November 18, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News  /  No Comments

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Daily News reports that Sri Lanka aims to be among the top 10 high quality supplier countries in the world by 2020. This was disclosed at the inauguration at the inaugural Intex South Asia International Apparel Fabrics and Accessories Exhibition at Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre .

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Sri Lanka Clothing Exports Set for Further Growth.

By   /  October 27, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Featured News  /  No Comments

Colombo, Sri Lanka – ColomboPage reports that Sri Lankan clothing industry has built up a good reputation for quality and delivery among buyers in the markets of developed countries and has the potential to capitalize further on its inherent strengths, according to a new report. Also, the industry has been a pioneer in adopting environmentally friendly manufacturing and […]

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Sri Lanka Apparel Sector Enlightened on Chinese Standards.

By   /  October 6, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Sri Lanka / China – The Nation reports that three-member delegation representing the Chinese government arrived in Sri Lanka to enlighten the country’s apparel sector on the Chinese National Standards (CNS) for textiles. A conference was organized last week with the participation of the delegation and members of the textile

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Sri Lankan Apparel Industry Expands 9.8% in Q1 2015.

By   /  July 16, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Daily News reports that Sri Lanka’s apparel exports saw strong demand in the first quarter of 2015 while the Lankan apparel industry expanded at the rate of 9.8%, on the backdrop of 8.8% and 10.9% demand growth from the US and EU apparel markets.

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