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CZECH REPUBLIC: Pegas Nonwovens posts Q3 growth 24 Nov 2011

Pegas Nonwovens reported a jump in third-quarter EBITDA, which it attributed to improving margins due to declining polymer prices.

CENTRAL EUROPE: Clothing and footwear markets set for growth 21 Oct 2011

Clothing and footwear markets in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia are expected to exceed EUR15bn (US$20.8bn) in 2013 as they continue to recover from the economic downturn.

CZECH REPUBLIC: Sportisimo stocks Lycra Sport garments 19 Apr 2010

Sportswear brand Sportisimo has introduced Lycra Sport-branded garments to its stores as the Invista-owned brand continues its international expansion.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Exports drop on falling US demand 25 Sep 2007

The Dominican Republic’s apparel industry is expected to grow 3-5% this year, sharply less than in 2006, as its DR-CAFTA (Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement) exports share to the US continues to shrink.

CZECH REPUBLIC: First-half textile, clothing sales up by 3% 3 Sep 2007

First-half turnover in the Czech clothing and textile industry rose by 3% year-on-year, with a mixed performance reported across the sector.

CZECH REPUBLIC: Odevni Podnik closes manufacturing plants 2 Nov 2006

Czech clothing firm Odevni Podnik has shut down two manufacturing units in Moravia in the eastern Czech Republic.