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Raghavendra Verma

Articles by Raghavendra Verma

Fibres and fabrics: Cutting costs in fibre supply 3 November 2014

Apparel and textile companies looking keep down costs in fibre and fabric sourcing and production, at the same time as ensuring supplies keep flowing, are turning to a number of different strategies.

Infrastructure investments are seen as critical by IndiaIndian apparel exporters discuss policy changes 18 July 2014

Indian apparel exporters have demanded a series of favourable policy decisions from the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government while welcoming foreign buyers at the 53rd India International Garment Fair, held in New Delhi this week.

INDIA: Textile units face closure over water pollution concerns 19 May 2014

More than 600 dyeing and printing units in the small Indian town of Pali, in Rajasthan state, face closure over water pollution concerns.

India needs to take steps to extend last year’s clothing export growthIndia needs to take steps to grow clothing exports 14 May 2014

A 15% year-on-year growth in the value of exports of Indian apparel in the financial year ending March 2014 has been helped by diversification into new markets and stricter compliance standards by Indian factories, just-style has been told.

INDIA: Rise in textile export rebates unlikely to be agreed 30 January 2014

A call by India's textiles minister for a higher rebate on duties paid on garment exports to the European Union (EU) will probably be refused by the country's finance ministry, industry representatives have told just-style.

INDIA: Export incentives restored for cotton yarn 28 January 2014

The temporary restoration of the Incremental Exports Incentivisation Scheme (IEIS) for Indian cotton yarn exporters will make local spinning more viable in 2014, an industry spokesman has said.

INDIA: Yarn exports to China rise 75% in two months 20 August 2013

India's sales of yarn to China have increased by 75% in last two months, as China becomes uncompetitive in yarn production due to currency appreciation and higher labour costs.

INDIA: Cotton textile exports "should do better" 31 July 2013

While the Indian cotton textile industry has increased its global competitiveness over the last decade, its exports have not shown similar results a new study shows.

Could India rival China as a clothing exporter? 22 July 2013

The Indian apparel industry has made progress with backward integration over the last five years, but needs to reorganise to play to its strengths, a conference was told last week. And if India does invest, it could rival China as clothing exporter.

WORLD: Apparel market worth US$2 trillion by 2025 22 July 2013

The combined apparel market of China and India will grow to US$740bn by 2025 - surpassing the projected combined US and European market of US$725bn at that time - according to a report released at an international clothing conference on Friday (19 July).

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