Cotton price increase is not sustainable: ITF

2017/12 12 15:12

The increase in cotton price seen last week is only a short-term speculative increase and will not sustain, according to the Coimbatore based Indian Texpreneurs Federation (ITF). Around 80 per cent of this season’s cotton crop has not yet reached the market, this translates to nearly 3 crore bales (of 170 kg each) and this […]

Market share of Indian textile items expand in 13 nations

2017/12 12 15:12

Thirteen countries — Germany, France, Italy, the United States, China, Hong Kong, Turkey, Australia, Russia, the United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Egypt and Chile — have been identified by the India as target markets where products like handicrafts, jute, cotton, textiles and apparel can be showcased through exhibitions to increase their visibility and exports. Product segments […]

UPS takes over Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services

2017/12 12 15:12

Courtesy: UPS UPS has taken over Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, the largest independent provider of global trade management services. The deal complements UPS customs brokerage and trade management services including foreign trade zone services, and enhances existing UPS solutions, adding industry-leading trade management services to UPS’s global portfolio. “UPS customers tell us they […]

Mouvent explores Chinese textile market

2017/12 12 15:12

Courtesy: TPF China is one of the potential markets for textiles, said Mouvent, a new company focused on digital print using pioneering digital technology headquartered in Switzerland. Making its textile exhibition debut in China, the company showcased TX801 8-colour multi-pass digital textile printer producing prints at ShanghaiTex 2017 that ended recently. "As we started to […]

Cotton USA promotes cotton at TITAS Taiwan tradeshow

2017/12 12 15:12

Cotton USA, which promotes US cotton fibre and manufactured cotton products around the globe, promoted cotton textiles at the recently held Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show (TITAS) in Taiwan, for local textile industries. TITAS, one of the most important textile events in Asia, exhibited innovative textiles and had participants from 11 countries. At TITAS, CCI […]

Euratex, ABIT welcome negotiations for EU-Mercosur FTA

2017/12 12 15:12

Courtesy: EUBrasil European Apparel and Textile Confederation (Euratex) and the Brazilian Textile Industry (ABIT), representing the textile and clothing industries in both EU and Brazil, have welcomed the negotiations for an important EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Both organisations hope that the EU-Mercosur Agreement will be concluded as soon as possible.“The textile and clothing industry […]

Most firms expect no change in investment plans: CII survey

2017/12 12 15:12

Despite visible optimism in Indian industry with the Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) business confidence index climbing to 59.7 during October-December 2017 against 58.3 in the previous quarter, a majority of the firms expect no change in their investment plans, according to the 101st edition of CII’s quarterly Business Outlook Survey. Around half of the […]