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Comment: Where will China’s credit axe fall?

Security bills that expand the role of Japan's military overseas could result in China ramping up investments to protect its supply routes a...

Mitigating footwear sourcing risks in Vietnam

As the second largest footwear supplier to the US, Vietnam is already an important part of the production portfolio for many US footwear com...

Chaos in the world’s trade agreements

The world garment trade was transformed in August, writes Mike Flanagan, with the biggest casualty likely to be India’s plans to increase te...

Will Vietnam struggle with impending trade deals?

Clothing and textile industry specialists have warned just-style that the Vietnam-European Union (EU) free-trade deal struck earlier this mo...

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Apparel industry gains traction says IAF chief 29 Jan 2015

Ivan Castano Freeman

The global apparel industry is expected to grow 3.5% to over $500bn this year, matching a similar gain in 2014 and consolidating a three-year recovery, according to the International Apparel Federation's (IAF) new president Rahul Mehta.

Diesel's co-founder works to beat the denim blues 3 Oct 2014

Ivan Castano Freeman

Adriano Goldschmied, Diesel's co-founder, is working to promote a new stretch fabric he hopes will turn around the fortunes of the $50bn denim industry.

Latest News

Unifi expands Repreve distribution and products 9 Oct 2015

Leonie Barrie

Yarn maker Unifi is expanding the global availability of its Repreve recycled fibre with new distributors in Turkey and Taiwan to help shorten local lead times, and is adding additional performance benefits to the line.

Falling China imports weigh on world trade growth 9 Oct 2015

Leonie Barrie

Slowing import demand in China, Brazil and other emerging economies, coupled with lower commodity prices, has prompted the World Trade Organization (WTO) to lower its forecast for world trade growth this year.

China Xiniya Fashion moves to Q2 loss 8 Oct 2015

Michelle Russell

Men's wear business China Xiniya Fashion has moved to a loss in its second-quarter and booked lower revenues on the back of increased expenses and higher discounting.

C&A and WWF India launch organic cotton programme 6 Oct 2015

Michelle Russell

The C&A Foundation, the charitable arm of fashion retailer C&A, has partnered with WWF India to promote the cultivation of organic cotton in the country.

Vietnam releases new textile dye regulations 6 Oct 2015

Michelle Russell

Vietnam has released a new regulation that specifies requirements on the permitted amount of formaldehyde and azo dyes in textile products manufactured, imported and traded in the country.

H&M opens first store in India 6 Oct 2015

Michelle Russell

Swedish fashion retail giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has opened its first store in India.

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