Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in Emerging Markets
A long-standing investment between two Hong Kong based companies - Crystal Group and Pacific Textiles Holdings - to set up a new fabric mill...
China is to slash its cotton import quotas in 2015 to the mandatory WTO-approved import quota of 894,000 tonnes, in a bid to boost demand fo...
The Indian government's promised reform of the country's labour laws has moved a step closer with the publication of a list of interim plans...
The Chinese government faces a number of serious challenges if it is to maintain the country’s recent rapid economic growth in the longer te...
China-based shirt manufacturer and yarn supplier Luthai Textile Co has its sights firmly set on growing its global business. Earlier this month, as the company revealed plans to open an office in New York, Michelle Russell talked to Luthai general manager Liu Zibin about the rationale behind the move.
Waterless dyeing took a step forward in December when Nike revealed plans to launch sportswear made from fabric dyed using a process that eliminates water and cuts down on chemicals. The technology is not new though. The Yeh Group first launched a range of DryDye fabrics three years ago using high-tech equipment from DyeCoo Textile Systems. Michelle Russell asks Brad Poorman, chief marketing sales officer for DyeDry, some burning questions about the new technology.
Unions and labour rights activitsts have slammed Sri Lankan footwear manufacturer Palla and Company following what they describe as "mass sackings and union-busting" by the firm.
Interns working in China’s huge apparel and textiles industry suffer working conditions which amount to “forced labour” under international law, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO).
The Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) has raised VND1.22trn (US$58m) through its initial public offering, which took place yesterday (23 September).
Exceed Company says it remains in discussions with CEO Mr. Shuipan Lin and Pan Long Co regarding a proposed going private transaction, and a loan has now been agreed for the sale.
Fast Retailing Co has described media reports that it has committed to opening 100 Uniqlo stores across India as "premature and optimistic."
The former CEO at footwear firm Ultrasonic AG, who disappeared last week along with most of the company's cash, has told the company he will return the missing money.
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