after days of labour unrest that forced the closure of hundreds
of factories in Bangladesh have agreed to a US$73 minimum
monthly wage for the country's four million garment workers.
statistics show that China's exports of textiles and garment
dropped by 1.7% year-on-year in 2016, in which, the export of
textiles grew 1.9%, that of garment declined by 3.9%. The
December exports dropped by 6.7% from a year earlier, in which,
the export of textiles grew 0.1%, while that of garment dropped
government will not offer any form of subsidies for cotton
farmers or spindles during the next season. The government
believes that long staple cotton cultivation is very expensive
with little or no demand for it either domestically or
E-textiles market is growing at a rate of about 36.2% due to its
increasing application across varied industries such as defense,
healthcare, and sports among others.
5. The Cotton
Advisory Board of India has forecast all-India cotton yield to
increase to 568.29 kg per hectare compared to last season's
483.79 kg. The average per hectare yield for south zone is
forecast at 690.88 kg while it is 668.06 kg in north zone. The
yield is expected to go up to 512.12 kg in central zone.
produced one billion pieces of fabric per year by 175,000
workers (30% of all industrial jobs nationwide) in 1,600 local
companies, 31.4 billion Moroccan Dirham of exports.The textile
industry is one of Morocco’s most powerful economic segments and
Europe’s seventh largest textile supplier after China,
Bangladesh, Turkey, India, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Ethiopia has managed to attract investment from ten large
Chinese companies, according to EIC commissioner Fitsum Arega.
About half of these are in textile and apparel manufacturing,
and this includes Jiangsu Sunshine Group, which has decided to
invest nearly $1 billion in Ethiopia.
The textile and garment sector of Vietnam is aiming at total
exports of US$ 28 billion in 2015. In 2014, Vietnam’s textile
and garment industry witnessed good growth in exports and they
reached $24.5 billion, up nearly 16% compared to 2013.
Government of Nigeria has allocated N51 billion ($162.034
million) in this year’s budget for development of the country’s
garment and textile industry. The budget allocation is part of
the Nigerian government’s efforts to promote the garment and
textile sector to create jobs, diversify its economy, and to
increase the use of ‘Made in Nigeria’ clothing.
cotton plantings could be up nearly 10 percent to 11 million
acres this spring, judging from grower responses to the National
Cotton Council's 36th Annual Early Season Planting Intentions
Survey. Upland cotton intentions are 10.8 million acres, up 8.8
percent from 2016, while extra-long staple intentions of 266,000
acres represent a 36.9 percent increase.