February 26, 2011
Speculation in general and hoarding by some traders have contributed to the abnormal rise in the price of cotton and yarn, Union Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran has said.Speaking after in...
January 23, 2011
Apparel exports are expected to decline by over three per cent to USD 10.2 billion in 2010-11 year-on-year, due to the higher cost of fabrics in the local market.
December 19, 2010
The eight integrated textile parks (ITPs) proposed in Tamil Nadu with an investment of Rs. 2,100 crore will generate exports worth Rs. 3,700 crore, Union Minister for Textiles, Dayanidhi Mar...
November 17, 2010
Southern India Mills Association (SIMA) termed as ‘totally misleading and baseless’ the call for a one day strike by knitwear, garment and powerloom manufacturers associations on...
November 13, 2010
Textiles Committee, an organisation of the Union Ministry of Textiles, proposes to set up a Centre of Excellence for sportswear (technical textiles).Member Secretary of the committee B. Bal...
October 5, 2010
A sales target of Rs.60 lakh has been set for Co-optex in the district for the current year of 2010-11, stated Collector C.Munianathan.He was speaking at the function to inaugurate the Deepa...
September 30, 2010
Karnataka's famous Sandur Lambani embroidery has now found a place in the products with Geographic Indication (GI) tag in the country.
Yes, the Register of Geographical Indication has...
July 27, 2010
The market for technical textiles in the country is expected to double in the next five years, presenting huge growth opportunities for the textile sector, South India Textile Research Association...
June 8, 2010
Traditional handloom techniques and innovations within the industry are the highlights of an ongoing exhibition organised by the Institute of Handloom and Textiles Technology at the Chandras...
June 5, 2010
The Tamil Nadu Handloom Weaver's Co-operative Society, popularly known as Co-optex, has organised an exhibition of handloom fabrics at Makkal Mandram, Thillai Nagar, from June 2 to 15. This is a m...
February 14, 2011
Hundreds of weaving and knitting units in Karur commenced a two-day strike to protest the steep hike in yarn prices that they see cripples the trade. The Karur textile industry is severely affecte...
January 19, 2011
Business houses which comply with C-TPAT guidelines get the advantage of expedited shipments »
December 4, 2010
Ambassador of Republic of Senegal Moustapha Diouf has called for strengthening the partnership between India and Senegal in the textile sector. Speaking at the inaugural of the second editi...
November 15, 2010
Many units have started curtailing production »
October 6, 2010
Co-optex has set a sales target of Rs. 36 lakh for the district this Deepavali, said M. Chandrasekaran, District Collector, here on Wednesday. Inaugurating the Deepavali sales at the Co-opte...
October 3, 2010
The Minister for Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare, A. Tamilarasi, marked the Gandhi Jayanthi celebrations by inaugurating the sale of khadi products at a showroom at West Masi Street here on...
September 15, 2010
Madurai Textile Exporters' Association has called for a two-day token strike on September 24 and 25 protesting against the “unprecedented” increase in the price of yarn that affected t...
July 10, 2010
Gujarat government on Saturday said it was willing to earmark 20 hectares of land in Kathwada near here for setting up an apparel park exclusively for State garment manufacturers.
June 8, 2010
Chinese retail major Yishion on Tuesday said it has entered the Indian market and plans to have at least 125 points of sales, including exclusive stores and multi-brand outlets, across the country...
May 15, 2010
Natural Dye Research unit of Gandhigram Trust has developed cotton textiles with medicinal value that can cure diseases, it is claimed. The textiles have been successfully tested at research and d...