Sanpower to bring top Chinese brands to Europe through HoF

2018/04 22 05:04

China’s Sanpower Group has launched a supply chain programme to bring premium Chinese brands to Europe and the rest of the world through the House of Fraser (HoF), a subsidiary of Sanpower holding Nanjing Cenbest. The programme, which supports Beijing’s 'Belt and Road' vision, was launched at the first Sanpower Global Supplier Conference in Nanjing […]

CB&I bags ethylene technology contract from Lianyungang

2018/04 22 05:04

CB&I, a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry, has been awarded an ethylene technology contract byLianyungang Petrochemical Co., Ltd., a subsidiary ofZhejiang Satellite Petrochemical Co., Ltd.The scope of work includes a process design package, heater engineering and technology license for two ethylene plants. The two plants with a capacity of 1,250 […]

Alibaba to acquire Ele.me for boosting new retail efforts

2018/04 22 05:04

Courtesy: Alizilla Alibaba Group would acquire all of the outstanding shares that it does not already own in Ele.me, a leading online delivery service in China, to deepen the platform’s integration into Alibaba’s ecosystem and further expand the technology company’s New Retail strategy for local services. The transaction implies an enterprise value of $9.5 billion […]

Alibaba creates over 36.8 million jobs in 2017

2018/04 22 05:04

Courtesy: Alibaba China’s Alibaba created over 36.8 million jobs in 2017 through its expansive retail eco-system, says a Renmin University report. Its e-commerce platforms like Tmall and Taobao offered 14.05 million jobs to online retailers in 2017. Apparel and textiles, daily necessities and home appliances were the top three items offering the most jobs, the […]

Intertextile Shanghai – Spring, to have trend forum

2018/01 31 06:01

Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2018 is all set to start. The fair, to be held during March 14-16, will host Intertextile Directions Trend Forum, developed by renowned trend experts from Tokyo, New York, Milan and Paris. The forum will present three trends for Spring/Summer 2019 with theme ‘Dialogue’: @ […]

Alvanon & Chinese pioneer open fashion hub in China

2018/01 31 06:01

Global innovations firm, Alvanon, has joined hands with former editor-in- chief of Apparel Monthly, Jenny Liu, and opened The Shanghai Apparel Experience Centre (SHAEC), a unique industry hub that will connect and bring to market pioneering technologies and sustainable innovations for transforming the fashion industry in China and the rest of the world. SHAEC will […]

Intertextile Shanghai – Spring, to have trend forum

2018/01 29 08:01

Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2018 is all set to start. The fair, to be held during March 14-16, will host Intertextile Directions Trend Forum, developed by renowned trend experts from Tokyo, New York, Milan and Paris. The forum will present three trends for Spring/Summer 2019 with theme ‘Dialogue’: @ […]

JD.com to invest $3.1 bn to revive industry in NE China

2018/01 25 12:01

To back the government’s campaign to revitalize the traditional industrial base in northeast China, JD.com plans to invest $3.1 billion in the provinces of Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang over the next three years to upgrade industries and create jobs. These provinces have been struggling with growth after the decline of their traditional heavy industries. The […]

Building of Ethiopian textile unit by Chinese firm starts

2018/01 23 06:01

Chinese firm Wuxi No. 1 Cotton Mill will build a textile plant in Dire Dawa Industrial Park (DDIP) in eastern Ethiopia, investing $220 million. A cornerstone-laying ceremony was held recently for the plant, which will take 30 months to build and is expected to employ 3,000. The park is now being constructed by China Civil […]

Intertextile Shanghai to discuss opportunities in Asia

2018/01 18 12:01

Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt The spring edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will focus on maximising the opportunities from growth areas in the Asian markets. At the summit beginning March 14, 2018, the global and apparel fabrics and accessories industry will discover the latest fashion trends, find new innovations and discuss about means to ensure efficient […]

Invista’s P8 technology successfully deployed in China

2018/01 16 12:01

A night view of Jiaxing Petrochemical ‘s second PTA line. Courtesy: Invista Invista Performance Technologies (IPT) and Jiaxing Petrochemical Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Tongkun Group Co., Ltd, have announced the successful start-up of Jiaxing Petrochemical’s second PTA Line, utilising Invista’s latest P8 technology. The first reaction train reached 100 percent design rate in just […]

Chinese firms focussing on graphene-enhanced shoes

2018/01 16 12:01

Chinese footwear manufacturers are reportedly focusing on graphene-enhanced shoes that are lightweight, self-sterilizing and deodorizing. In Jinjiang City, Fujian, China's largest production centre for sports shoes, footwear makers are adding graphene powder to soles, says Xu Zhi of the Graphene Industry and Technology Research Institute in Jinjiang. More than 3,000 footwear companies in Jinjiang produce […]