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US Urged to Allow Duty-Free Access of Bangladesh Products.

By   /  March 22, 2016  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

United States / Bangladesh – Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha reports that Bangladesh Ambassador to the United States Mohammad Ziauddin has urged the US government to allow Duty Free and Quota Free (DFQF) access of Bangladeshi products especially the ready-made garments to the US markets.

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Nepal Could Utilise US Facility by August.

By   /  March 22, 2016  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Nepal / United States – The Himalayan Times reports that Nepal will be able to utilise the new facility extended by the US government through an exclusive law by August this year. The US government has extended duty-free market access for 66 Nepali products that include carpets, headgears, shawls and scarves, handbags and suitcases, among […]

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IFC Partners with VF Corp & Target to Promote Manufacturing Sustainability in Vietnam’s Textile and Apparel Industry.

By   /  March 16, 2016  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

United States / Vietnam – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is partnering with global leading apparel and footwear company VF Corporation and consumer products retailer Target Corporation to improve resource efficiency at their

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US Customs Opens Specialist Clothing and Textiles Hub.

By   /  January 26, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has opened a specialist unit in San Francisco to oversee imports of apparel, footwear and textiles (AFT).The new centre – which joins three other units covering pharmaceuticals, electronics and petroleum, natural gas and mineral products

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New Report Projects the Market for Smart Textiles will Reach US$1.8 Billion by 2021.

By   /  December 8, 2015  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Virginia,  United States – Industry analyst firm n-tech Research announced the release of a new report titled “Smart Textile Markets 2016-2023.” According to the report, the market for smart textiles, including fabrics manufactured with smart materials and those that utilize embedded sensors,

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WEAR Conference Debuts New Look, 2016 Conference Dates in Boston.

By   /  December 8, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Fabric, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Ohio, United States –-WEAR Conference , the long running smart fabrics and wearable technology conference event series, announced 2016 conference dates on the heels of a new branding direction. Long-running conference will convene May 24 – 26, 2016 at Seaport Boston Hotel

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US Real Gross Domestic Product Increased by 2.1% in Q3 2015.

By   /  November 28, 2015  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – Real gross domestic product — the value of the goods and services produced by the nation’s economy less the value of the goods and services used up in production, adjusted for price changes — increased at an annual rate of 2.1 percent in the third quarter of 2015, according to […]

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Cambodia Urges US to Drop Tariffs.

By   /  November 25, 2015  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Cambodia / United States -The Phnom Penh reports that Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen urged policymakers in Washington to expand its preferential treatment of goods imported from least-developed countries (LDCs) including Cambodia by increasing the amount of goods permitted duty- and quota-free access to the US market.

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Half of Vietnam’s Apparel Exports go to U.S..

By   /  October 22, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Vietnam / United States – VietnamNet Bridge reports that Vietnam exported nearly US$17 billion worth of apparel in the first nine months of this year, with the U.S. market accounting for almost half of it, according to the General Department of Customs. Data of the customs authority showed textile-garment exports to the U.S. reached US$8.33 […]

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U.S. Firms Want to Become Vietnam’s Textile Fibre Suppliers.

By   /  October 8, 2015  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

United States / Vietnam – Saigon GP reports that many U.S. fibre firms expressed their desire to become suppliers of Vietnamese garment and textile companies at a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City.Surveys by the U.S. Cotton Association show that Vietnam is a very potential market with garment being a country’s

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