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African apparel makers must plan for renewed AGOA

There are growing opportunities in the US for African clothing and textile producers, but a long-term preferential trade agreement is needed...

MAURITIUS SNAPSHOT: Textile and apparel industry

Mauritius (officially the Republic of Mauritius), is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000km off the southeast coast of the Afric...

Mauritius apparel sector faces up to challenges

Textile and apparel has grown to become one of the main pillars of Mauritius' economy in the last decade. Trade deals in place with Europe a...

Mauritius emerges as sustainable sourcing hub

Strategically located along the trading route between Asia and Africa, Mauritius is fast emerging as a major sourcing hub for textile and ap...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Jean-Francois Limantour, CEDITH 2 Jul 2013

Stuart Todd

Jean-François Limantour, president of the Cercle Euro-méditerranéen des Dirigeants Textile-Habillement (CEDITH), talks to just-style about how the North African/Tunisian textile and apparel export industry is faring after the Arab Spring uprisings of two years ago.


Speaking with style: Brian Brink, Texfed 3 Oct 2008

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South African restrictions on imports of Chinese textiles and clothing have not come to the rescue of the country’s ailing textile sector as effectively as had been hoped. Brian Brink, executive director of South African industry group Textile Federation (Texfed), tells just-style why firms continues to struggle.

Latest News

South Africa cotton worker wage dispute settled 19 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

A disagreement over wages that resulted in a national three-week strike involving up to 3,000 South African cotton sector workers has been settled.


Union highlights job risks over AGOA uncertainty 18 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

Tens of thousands of jobs in the African garment sector dependent on exports to the US are at risk unless Congress addresses reauthorisation of the Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA), IndustriAll global union has said.


South Africa textile talks take major step forward 18 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

A disagreement over wages that resulted in a national three-week strike involving up to 3,000 South African cotton sector workers has taken a major step forward, according to the workers' union, with an agreement close to being signed.


South Africa cotton worker mediation positive 15 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

A national three-week strike involving up to 3,000 cotton sector workers over wages, may now be nearing settlement.


South Africa cotton worker strike continues 12 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

A strike involving workers in South Africa's cotton sector is continuing this week in an ongoing dispute over wages.


South Africa cotton workers continue strike 8 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

A strike involving around 1,500 workers in South Africa's cotton sector will take place today (8 August) in an ongoing dispute over wages.

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