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China cotton yarn imports decrease y-o-y

By George Huang
28 June 2016

Data published by China Customs has indicated that cotton yarn imports in May reached 171,000 tonnes, up 3.89% on the month prior.

Pakistan textile and garment exports fall

By George Huang
28 June 2016

Data published by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics has revealed that textile and garment exports increased 3.81% on the month prior, to US$1.07bn which, however, was a decrease of 4.33% y-o-y.

Pakistan cotton imports surge y-o-y

By George Huang
28 June 2016

According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, cotton imports in May slumped 31.63% from April, to 35,868 tonnes, as its yarn mills struggled to sell their products in China, the biggest market.

China cotton imports tumble in 2016

By George Huang
28 June 2016

According to China Customs, cotton imports in May increased 12.03% on the previous month, to 78,200 tonnes, indicating a tight supply on the market.

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News

Fairtrade Textile Standard partners for Ethical Fashion Show

28 June 2016

The first textile manufacturers to sign up to the new Fairtrade Textile Standard have announced their commitment at the Ethical Fashion Show in Berlin. The Fairtrade approach is the first of its kind to cover people working throughout the...

Scientists develop biodegradable cotton-based wipes

28 June 2016

Scientists from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have responded to concerns surrounding synthetic disposable wipes accumulating in landfills by developing disinfecting wipes made from nonwoven cotton that are biodegradable.

CII issues 6-point plan for textile & apparel industry

28 June 2016

Indian textile and apparel industry has the potential to create over 50 million jobs, bring social transformation and gain global dominance, says a study on the Indian Apparel, Made-ups & Textile Industry commissioned by the Confederation...

Dornbirn-MFC to have more than 100 lectures

28 June 2016

The 55th edition of Dornbirn-MFC, to be held from 20-22 September, 2016 in Austria, will have more than 100 expert lectures on topics like fibres and textiles used in automotive, fibres used in nonwovens, fibre innovations, finishing and...

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Technical

The power of polymer blends

By T Schlüter, D Gates, G Köppe, G Seide, T Gries, T Krooß & L Van der Schueren 24 June 2016

A report into the applications of innovative textiles and composites made from polymer blends.

All in the head

By Dr John Provost 15 June 2016

Further growth in high-production digital textile printing will be driven by print-head developments. Will MEMS be the enabling technology to fuel the growth?

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Profiles

Flexible medical knits

By Marianne Curtis 14 January 2016

The majority of main textile types are used in medical applications, so what is it that makes knitted textiles suitable for particular products in this field?

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Reports

Executive Market Report – 27th June 2016

By George Huang 27 June 2016

A detailed review of movements in fibre, yarn and fabric prices from the previous week, along with changes in production costs.

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Web Watch

Textile package ‘will be implemented’ in three months

From The Hindu Business Line - Companies 28 June 2016

Centre to come out with notifications, changes to Act, says Joint Secretary Sunaina...........

Raymond to enter FMCG segment

From The Hindu Business Line - Companies 28 June 2016

Working on various categories, target audience, says...........

China Yarn Prices: Domestic and Import Markets (Weekly Report)

From Emerging Textiles 28 June 2016

Yarn prices have continued moving into different directions in the last days in Vietnam, with the Brexit pushing up the dollar's value and further depressing...........

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