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Coronavirus shakes up China’s apparel supply chain

China based analysts are raising concerns that the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak will disrupt supplies of apparel to major internati...

US apparel import prices from China slip 4.6%

China has once again come up trumps when it comes to the most competitively priced US apparel supplier, with its per-unit cost for clothing...

India budget a mixed bag for textiles & clothing

Indian clothing and textile manufacturers have welcomed a series of policy changes announced in the central government's national budget....

What the coronavirus means for US apparel & retail

In this China update for just-style, Rick Helfenbein looks at some of the concerns surrounding the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak, and a...

Latest Interviews

Factory owners must push 'Made in Bangladesh' transformation – Interview 19 Dec 2019

Hannah Abdulla

A fierce advocate of the Bangladesh apparel industry, Mostafiz Uddin, founder and CEO of the Bangladesh Denim Expo and the managing director of the Denim Expert factory, says the onus is on factory owners to talk about their successes, improvements and developments if the country is to retain custom and grow garment exports into the future.

Esquel CEO finds a way through US tariffs 16 Dec 2019

Wang Fangqing

The US-China trade war has hit the Chinese clothing and textile export sector severely, but companies that have invested in manufacturing sites outside China have been better protected, Esquel Group vice chairman and CEO John Cheh has told just-style.

Latest News

Cambodia EBA withdrawal a "dramatic setback" for footwear 19 Feb 2020

Michelle Russell

Cambodia's footwear industry has expressed "disappointment" over the EU's decision to partially suspend the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade benefit, describing the decision as a "dramatic setback" for the sector.

Première Vision launches new materials show in China 19 Feb 2020

Beth Wright

The organisers of trade show Première Vision are to launch a new event in China later this year, which will run alongside Fashion Source, one of the leading textile and fashion trade shows in Asia.

Gujarat factory fire leads to call for preventative safety measures 18 Feb 2020

Michelle Russell

The fire at a denim manufacturing facility in Gujarat earlier this month that resulted in seven deaths has led to calls for concerted preventive safety measures throughout India's garment industry.

Sri Lanka garment and textile exports up over 5% in 2019 18 Feb 2020

Michelle Russell

Sri Lanka recorded over 5% growth in the export of textiles and garments in 2019, new data shows, thanks to growth in exports to non-traditional markets such as Canada, Australia and China.

Turkey optimistic on FY exports despite 2019 target miss 18 Feb 2020

Hannah Abdulla

Turkey is reportedly aiming to export US$19bn worth of garments in 2020, after missing the target in 2019.

Cambodia urges EU to reconsider partial trade benefit withdrawal 17 Feb 2020

Hannah Abdulla

The organisation representing garment manufacturers in Cambodia (GMAC) has urged the European Commission to reconsider its decision to partially suspend the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade benefit under which it exports goods duty-free to the EU.

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