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News

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.

200 textile businesses show support for Cotton LEADS programme

By Kamelia Kountcheva 25 July 2014 12:34

The Cotton LEADS programme, launched last October, has attracted more than 200 participants across the global cotton textile supply chain.

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Analysis

Eurasian customs union to introduce measures to combat illegal textile imports

By Eugene Vorotnikov 25 July 2014 16:03

The governments of the Eurasian Customs Union - Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia - are considering designing a collaborative package of measures aimed at developing their national textile and light industries. One key element of this...

Environmental protection goes east

By Adrian Wilson 25 July 2014 10:34

Through detailed ‘Blue Competence’ case studies, Germany’s VDMA is proving the efficiencies achieved by the latest machines of its member companies – and what they could mean to China.

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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

Executive Market Report – 21st July 2014

By George Huang 21 July 2014 14:25

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

Prices stable amid modest trade on cotton market | Business Recorder

From Business Recorder 26 July 2014 00:30

Firmness prevailed on the cotton market on Friday in the process of modest trading, dealers said. The official spot rate held the overnight level at Rs 5800, they added. The prices of seed cotton in Sindh and Punjab were...........

Efforts to augment annual output: textile manufacturers spend $599.219 million on machinery import | Business Recorder

From Business Recorder 26 July 2014 00:30

Textile manufacturers and exporters spent 599.219 million dollars during outgoing fiscal year 2013-14 to import machinery to replace the existing equipment to augment their annual output, exporters said on Friday. They said their...........

Government urged to help protect cotton sector | Business Recorder

From Business Recorder 26 July 2014 00:30

Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) has urged the government to save the cotton sector from ruination and take steps to restrict establishment of sugar mills in cotton belt, impose ban on the cultivation of sugarcane in...........

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