Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in Emerging Markets
Annual savings of $14.7m in operating costs are being claimed for an initiative helping to cut water, energy and chemical use at textile mil...
If proof was ever needed of the commercial benefits of better working conditions in garment factories, a recent study from Better Work Vietn...
The director general of Morocco’s clothing and textile industry association AMITH (Association Marocaine des Industries du Textile et de l’H...
A week-long strike at a Taiwanese-owned footwear factory in Vietnam has exposed a looming pension crisis and worker shortage in a country th...
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.
A China-based cotton expert has predicted that Chinese clothing and textile producers will be forced to import more cotton after the government of Xinjiang province decided to reduce its total cotton farming area in 2015.
Crystal Apparel has become the first denim jeans maker in China to sign a licence with US-based laser technology firm RevoLaze after patent infringement lawsuits were filed with the International Trade Commission (ITC) in January.
Thai authorities are teaming up with one of the country’s leading fashion media publishers to develop and promote the local fashion industry from materials to design.
Vietnam is among the most promising emerging markets for textile and garment-making machinery and two upcoming workshops aim to strengthen links between local operators and Italian technology providers.
Four months after China’s new tough Environment Protection Law came into force to facilitate public interest litigation against polluters – including textile finishing plants – a court in Shangdong Province’s Dezhou city is to hear the first case demanding compensation for air pollution.
The Pakistan government has told the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it will proactively seek foreign direct investment (FDI) for its clothing and textile sector as it seeks to leverage its GSP+ preferential trade access to the European Union (EU).
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