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Who will hurt most from tariffs on China clothing?

The threat of tariffs being imposed on all goods imported into the US from China would be a "credit negative" for the US apparel and footwea...

Malaysia garment makers worried by new wage hike

Malaysia's garment and textile manufacturers are worried their government's new minimum wage of MYR1,500 (US$368) for the private sector – w...

Mexico exports, jobs could rise with new President

Mexico’s textile and apparel industry is forecasting a sharp rise in exports and jobs under the $7.5bn spending package proposed by Presiden...

What does the future hold for Made in China?

Trade wars between the US and China are ramping up – but China's role within the global apparel supply chain is already weakening and retail...

Latest Interviews

Esquel CEO emphasises efficiency and sustainability 28 Nov 2017

Wang Fangqing

A leading and long-term supplier to global names such as Marks & Spencer, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike and Hugo Boss, Hong Kong-based shirt manufacturer Esquel Group is testing a new territory as it broadens its sustainable horizons, as vice chairman and CEO John Cheh explains.


Busana expands to build business with leading brands – Interview 17 Aug 2017

Leonie Barrie

For a business that even its chairman Maniwanen Marimutu admits is "low profile," Busana Apparel Group has high ambitions. Here he tells just-style how Indonesia's largest woven apparel exporter is on a drive to expand its domestic capacity, has set up its first factory in Ethiopia, is exploring opportunities in Vietnam, and eyeing new products as it builds the business to lead in each of its categories.

Latest News

China hits back at Trump, slaps tariffs on $60bn of US goods 19 Sep 2018

Beth Wright

China has hit back at US President Donald Trump with new tariffs on US$60bn of US goods in response to his move yesterday (18 September) to proceed with new duties on an additional US$200bn worth of goods from the East Asian country.


MAS Holdings awarded for "export excellence" 19 Sep 2018

Michelle Russell

Sri Lankan apparel and fabric manufacturing giant MAS Holdings has been recognised as Exporting Conglomerate of the Year thanks to its work towards positioning the country as an ethical and sustainable sourcing destination.


Mexico H1 textile exports grow as worker numbers rise 19 Sep 2018

Michelle Russell

Mexico’s textile industry has seen its exports grow over 12% in the first six months of the year compared to 2017, new figures show, as employment in the sector increases.


Sustainable trade convention tackles responsible sourcing 17 Sep 2018

Hannah Abdulla

The UN Forum on Sustainability Standards and the Quality Council of India have together launched a conference aimed at tackling a number of green barriers to the fashion industry.


Philippine unions celebrate maternity win 14 Sep 2018

Beth Wright

Unions in the Philippines are celebrating the passage of a bill on expanded maternity leave by the House of Representatives that will soon become law.


Invista to add 40,000 tonnes of nylon 6,6 capacity by 2020 13 Sep 2018

Beth Wright

US-based fibre producer Invista plans to add 40,000 tonnes of nylon 6,6 polymer capacity at its polymer plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) in China.

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