to the report released by Oxfam, women in Bangladesh and Vietnam
making clothes for the US$ 23 billion Australian fashion
industry are going hungry because of wages as low as 51 cents an
85% of Bangladesh exports to the Netherlands are apparel
products. According to recent data, total apparel export from
Bangladesh to the Netherlands was US$ 986.93 million in 2018.
The Netherlands has been supporting Bangladesh through providing
financial and technical aid to water resources and coastal
management projects in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh’s exports earnings from the apparel sector will
increase by US$ 200 million additionally in the next two years
if the international trade conflicts escalate, said Asian
Development Bank (ADB).
Jiangyin BaoRui Textile, one of China's biggest textile
companies, signed a deal that will see the Chinese giant start
producing fabrics and finished clothes in the country through a
local partner, Apparel Manufacturing Group (AMG). The signing
ceremony was held in China.
Knitting is a major segment in the textile value chain,
constituting 27% of the total fabric produced in India. Of the
knitted fabric produced, 15% is exported. Some of the major
knitwear clusters in India are Tripura, Ludhiana, Kanpur, and
Kolkata said the Textiles Minister.
Nataraj, Chairman, the Southern India Mills ‘Association,
thanked the government for extending 2% interest subsidy for
modernizing spinning machines that are over 15 years old.
government of Indonesia has made it easier for customers to
distinguish between authentic batik and cheap knockoffs from
abroad, by using just their smartphones. The Ministry of
Industry introduced Batik Analyzer, a smartphone application,
during this year's Nusantara Batik Exhibition in Jakarta.
recently announced it will fund $446,428 to improve the
competitiveness of the garment and textile value chain in
Palestine to promote employment, especially in the northern
governorates of the West Bank.
Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP)
is targeting 100,000 cotton farmers this year, Hajiya A’isha
Abubakar, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Industry, Trade, and
Investment, conveyed to a stakeholders’ forum in Zaria in Kaduna
state on good cottonseed production.
Philippine exporters are pushing for a law on tropical fabrics
that have not been implemented for more than a decade now,
saying it could help revive the country’s textile industry.
is the seventh biggest cotton producer in the world. It has the
biggest machinery park in the world. The biggest factory
manufacturing quilt covers are in Turkey. The country is one of
the top three towel suppliers in the world.