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HCM CITY — The Vietnam Saigon Textile and Garment Industry/Fabric and Garment Accessories Expo (Saigon Tex 2017) that will showcase high-end machinery and equipment and feedstock for the textile and garment industry will be held in HCM City next month. The 35,000sq.m expo is expected to attract nearly 1,200 exhibitors from 23 countries and territories. It will also feature several…Read more
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SIALKOT: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) chief executive S M Muneer has urged the exporters to come forward to tap the international textile markets. Addressing a meeting of Sialkot exporters held at the Pakistan Sports Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PSGMEA) office on Saturday, he assured all-out efforts to be made to ensure the early resolution to their problems.…Read more
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Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) Chairman Nawab Shehzad Ali Khan has said that federal commerce minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has expressed serious concern over decline of 5,100,000 bales in cotton production during the current season, which caused loss of Rs200 billion to national kitty. “The minister assured the delegation of PCGA that immediate and solid steps would be taken to…Read more
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The Pakistan Apparel Forum (PAF) members said on Thursday said that the value added textile sector is burdened due to the current 5 percent duty on the import of cotton yarn and the industries are on verge of collapse, hence the government should withdraw duty on the import of cotton yarn help the value added textile sector enhance its exports.…Read more
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All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has demanded of the government to slap a complete ban on the import of yarns, fabric and garments from India by putting these items on the negative list. Tariq Saud, Chairman APTMA Wednesday urged the federal government for putting the import of cotton and synthetic-based Indian textile goods, including all types of yarns, fabric…Read more
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The new Chairman of the All-Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Tariq Saud has that six major sub-sectors of textile industry have closed down owing to energy crisis, high cost of doing business and inconsistency in government policies, Pakistani newspapers have reported.He said around 30 per cent or $3,467 million worth of the textile industry’s production capacity is not operating which…Read more
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South African retailers are waking up to the need to work more closely with a resurgent domestic textile industry to help fend off global fashion giants muscling in on the continent’s most lucrative market. Cheap Chinese clothes imports almost broke the back of local garment makers, but the sector has started to recover after the government invested more than 2…Read more
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The AGOA law, which benefits 37 Sub-Saharan African countries, first came into effect in 2000 and expired on September 30, 2008. It was extended to September 30, 2015 and was recently extended again to September 20, 2025 by the US government.The Technical Advisor on Export at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Mr Gerald Nyarko-Mensah, who made this known at…Read more
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The global apparel industry may soon have a new hub.For a long time now, some of the world’s top brands have looked to outsource their production to Asian countries such as Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India. But with rising minimum wage demand and economies of scale in these markets are forcing these companies look elsewhere to source their products. And Africa…Read more
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  “Pakistan is no longer in the race for a bigger share in the global textile business. Even our domestic market has been stolen from us by China and India. We’re just struggling to survive and save our jobs,” muses Gohar Ejaz, a textile business leader. “It is painful to see factories built by three generations facing an imminent threat…Read more
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