Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in Emerging Markets
Should the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) be renewed for ten years as expected, there would be unprecedented opportunities for th...
Upstream textile and finishing suppliers to China’s mighty clothing industry may face a struggle to survive following the release of the gov...
Vietnam's Labour Ministry and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have joined forces to carry out inspections at hundreds of small a...
Although Morocco’s garment manufacturing industry is well established, supplying giants such as Zara-owner Inditex, it is continuing to inve...
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.
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.
Dyes and chemicals business Huntsman International (India) Pvt has made a senior appointment as part of a leadership succession move for the Indian subcontinent.
Textured Jersey Lanka (TJL), one of Sri Lanka’s leading textile mills, is to acquire knit fabric manufacturer Ocean India for US$15m, a move that will make it the only Sri Lankan-based multinational fabric mill and a leading textile player in South Asia.
Employment levels in South Africa's clothing, textile, footwear and leather sectors have increased 1.5% in the last year, with employment poised for growth, following a prolonged period of job losses.
US casual apparel retailer Aeropostale has signed licensing deals with textile and apparel business Arvind, and PT Mitra Adiperkasa, that will see it expand in Asia, opening stores in India and Indonesia.
China is to start to sell down its massive cotton stockpile from early July through August, in a move likely to shake up the market, it emerged today (30 June).
More than 8,000 children are likely to be engaged in garment-related labour in India’s national capital Delhi, according to a recent report, of which the vast majority (up to 70%) could be girls.
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