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Insight

China polyester staple fibre exports subdued in 2016

By George Huang
29 April 2016

Data published by CCF Group, the leading textile information provider in China, shows that polyester staple fibre exports during March soared 47.39% on the previous month, to 75,383 tonnes.

European Commission takes Greece to court

By Kitty So
29 April 2016

The European Commission is taking Greece to the European Court of Justice (ECJ), after the Greek government refused to recover €37m worth of illegal subsidies and tax breaks from United Textiles.

China PTA exports hit record high in March

By George Huang
29 April 2016

According to CCF Group, the leading textile information provider in China, PTA exports reached 102,576 tonnes, a monthly high, soaring 275.16% on the prior month and 169.75% y-o-y.

Ahlstrom sales decline, but overall profitability up

By Gareth Gillespie
29 April 2016

Finnish nonwovens producer Ahlstrom has posted its 10th consecutive quarter of profitability improvement, despite a decline in net sales.

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News

‘India’s apparel sector needs to revisit policies’

30 April 2016

Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC)’s Additional Secretary General Vijay Mathur has said that India garment makers should revisit the policy of Maximum Retail Price (MRP) to achieve parity at the international apparel market. Mathur’s...

Bangladesh spinners wary of another gas price hike

30 April 2016

Bangladeshi cotton spinners have expressed concern that they may lose their competitive edge if the government carries out a over a proposed gas price hike for captive power plants. “The spinning sub-sector will be in trouble if the...

Vietnam bats for bonded warehouse for US cotton

30 April 2016

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (Vinatas) has asked US cotton producers to come up with a plan to set up a cotton bonded warehouse in Vietnam. Vinatas made the demand at the working session with the US Cotton Association,...

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles concludes successfully

30 April 2016

The 2016 spring edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles concluded successfully with wide praise from both exhibitors and buyers.The three-day trade fair attracted more than 12,000 visitors to source from a total of 182...

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Technical

A new candidate for nonwovens?

By Dr Edmund Carus 27 April 2016

Technical editor Dr Edmund Carus looks at a process of producing fibres from milk proteins.

Fragrance finishes by microencapsulation

By Dr Naresh M Saraf and Dr Priti Tayade, of Sarex, India 20 April 2016

Fragrances are now available that can be readily added to textiles to emit a pleasant scent. A rise has been noted in consumer expectations and, to fulfil them, manufacturers need to add something to their products to increase market value.

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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

NCWSBA Australian Wool Market Report

By Jonathan Dyson 25 April 2016

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

One piece three ways: FYSTY

From The Express Tribune 01 May 2016

We ask three fashionistas to put together an outfit using the same item from a designer’s collection The post One piece three ways: FYSTY appeared first on...........

Buying recovers while directors’ disposals continue to increase in Hong Kong

From South China Morning Post 01 May 2016

The buying by directors recovered , while the selling by directors continued to be high based on filings on the Exchange in the last week of...........

The notepad: Natasha Khalid

From The Express Tribune 01 May 2016

the gorgeous make-up maestro of Natasha Salon, jots down the beauty products she never leaves home without The post The notepad: Natasha Khalid appeared first...........

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