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News

Hancock CEO to continue on for four-year term

By Kamelia Kountcheva 28 July 2014 10:17

Hancock Fabrics has extended the employment agreement with Steve Morgan, the company’s president and CEO and member of the Board of Directors.

Indian cotton spot rates continue to fall

By George Huang 25 July 2014 15:45

The expectation of record cotton production this season weighed on the price in India again during the week.

China yarn market remain quiet

By George Huang 25 July 2014 15:39

The cotton yarn market in north China was weak this week as more and more small and medium sized enterprises closed their fabric plants.

Grey fabric values dip further in China

By George Huang 25 July 2014 15:34

The prices for representative grey fabrics were still on a downward trajectory in China as the market was weak in the low trading season.

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Analysis

Market remains stable as North Island auction sees 90% clearance

By Kamelia Kountcheva 28 July 2014 10:45

This week’s North Island wool offering remained reasonably stable. Of the 8,500 bales on offer, 90% sold. The weighted currency indicator eased back by 1.06% compared to the last sale on July 17, having a varied impact.

Chinese investment starts to roll into Pakistani textile sector

By Rahimullah Yusufzai 28 July 2014 10:01

Pakistan’s minister for the textile industry, Abbas Khan Afridi, has told WTiN.com that efforts were being made to attract Chinese investment in a proposed Karachi ‘Textile City’, which would be formally launched in September 2014.

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Technical

Reusable clip strings set tone in string bar production

By Marianne Curtis 23 July 2014 15:21

Karl Mayer’s lace raschel machines are productive yet flexible. Latest developments include the introduction of a flexible pattern guide finger system that enables the company’s clients to mount the pattern guide fingers onto the string...

Advancing technologies in plasma treatment

By Dr Ian Holme 21 July 2014 11:30

Options expanding in fibre surface modification

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Profiles

Adidas, Johnson Controls and partners to increase automation in textiles

By Tara Hounslea 25 July 2014 10:57

What do leading companies in the field of sportswear and car seating have in common? They are both looking for new ways to optimise how fabrics are produced to meet future challenges, of course.

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Reports

NCWSBA Australian Wool Market Report

By Chris Wilcox 28 July 2014 10:41

Weekly analysis of the Australian Wool Market by Chris Wilcox, Executive Director of the National Council of Wool Selling Brokers of Australia.

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Web Watch

India's Reliance Power to buy Jaypee hydropower stations

From Business Recorder 28 July 2014 10:30

MUMBAI: India's Reliance Power will buy three hydropower plants from Jaiprakash Power Ventures for an undisclosed sum to cut its dependance on coal, the firm said Monday. The deal will make Reliance Power -- controlled by...........

Shingora to launch premium range by Rajesh Pratap Singh

From Fashion United 28 July 2014 09:30

Shingora International, best known for their shawls and scarves are set to launch a premium range for women. The brand has tied up with Delhi-based fashion designer Rajesh Pratap Singh and is coming up with a signature collection...........

With Huge Sums in Play, FIFA Sponsors Are Reluctant to Push Reforms

From New York Times 28 July 2014 04:00

Continue reading the main story FRANKFURT — Sponsors were unusually vocal after the latest accusations of corruption at FIFA, the organizer of the World Cup, surfaced just before the soccer tournament began in...........

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