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Mini Pant Zachariah

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Arvind signs MoU for modern apparel plant in Gujarat 7 November 2017

India's denim major Arvind Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government of western Indian state Gujarat enabling the manufacturer to set up a large state-of-the-art apparel unit that should be operational before March 2019.


The new AISA programme is designed to offer direct help to Indian clothing companies seeking to boost and introduce sustainable practicesIndia clothing export boss hails new sustainability scheme 15 August 2017

The chairman of India's Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has told just-style how a new national sustainability programme should help Indian clothing exporters become more competitive.


Improving productivity could help make India more competitive internationallyNext steps for India as an international sourcing hub? 6 July 2017

India's hopes of capturing more business within the international textile and clothing market lie in expanding its man-made fibre (MMF) production – combined with innovative product design, improved labour laws, quick delivery systems and drastically improved logistics, experts say.


Africa is starting to emerge as an apparel sourcing regionAsia sourcing must raise its game amid global competition 3 October 2016

Growing competition across the world for clothing sourcing contracts is seeing China not only being challenged by other countries in Asia, but by sub-Saharan African and even Russian suppliers too. And it is pushing Asian governments to sharpen their industrial policies to try to retain market share, a major international conference has heard.


India is trying to reduce its reliance on the production of low-priced casual clothingIndian state of Maharashtra mulls eco-textile hubs 9 March 2015

The Textile minister of the Indian state of Maharashtra, whose capital is Mumbai, has told just-style that his government is ready to actively promote eco-textile production, moving the local manufacturing sector away from low-cost casual garment exports.


Garment exports from India could earn US$60bn over the next three years, according to the Tirupur Exporters’ AssociationIndia's textile exporters place confidence in Modi government 2 June 2014

When India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept the just-concluded general elections riding on the slogan in Hindi ‘achche din aane wale hain' - which means good days are coming soon - Indian garment exporters agreed. just-style reports.


Indian garment exports rise as orders divert 25 November 2013

Indian garment exports are on the rise as the world's buyers divert orders from China and Bangladesh.


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