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19-Jun-2019  What does Bangladesh gain from the US-China trade war?    
As the US-China trade war intensifies, pundits on both sides of the Pacific and elsewhere are wondering: who is the real winner? Interestingly, it is not China or the United States, but countries like Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Chile that may reap the most benefits from a widening trade dispute betwe Read More  

19-Jun-2019  Pakistan: Dullness prevails on cotton market    
Trading on the cotton market remained restricted on Tuesday and a declining trend in prices was witnessed. The Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) kept its spot rate firm at Rs8,800. Cotton experts said a fall of Rs100 was recorded in lint rates and Rs50 in price of phutti (seed cotton). Overall, ginn Read More  

19-Jun-2019  Khadi’s share in textile production doubles in 5 years    
The share of Khadi fabric in the total textile mill production has doubled to 8.49 per cent in five years to 2018-19, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission said Tuesday. Read More  

19-Jun-2019  Textiles and apparel exports grow 5 per cent in May    
Led predominately by the apparel sector, the textile and apparel (T&A) exports for May grew 5.25% to $3.152 billion as compared to $2.995 billion in the same period last year. Read More  

19-Jun-2019  Cotton imports may rise to 22 lakh bales during the current season    
Lower international prices lead to surge in shipments Import of cotton in the 2018-2019 cotton season is expected to be 22 lakh bales, almost seven lakh bales higher compared with the previous season. Read More  

19-Jun-2019  Readymade garment exports rise in May    
‘Government scheme aids industry’ Export of readymade garments has increased 9.25% in April-May this year compared to the corresponding period last year. Read More  

19-Jun-2019  Govt to verify exporters’ claims before sanctioning IGST refund    
Experts say the move will delay the process of issuing refunds With the government detecting fraudulent refund claims by exporters, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has asked customs and GST officers to closely verify the claims before sanctioning them. Read More  

19-Jun-2019  Crop sowing lags on slow monsoon progress    
Planting of summer-sown crops in India such as soybean, cotton, rice and corn has been delayed by at least two weeks because of the slow progress of monsoon rains in central and western parts of the country, raising concerns over lower production. Read More  

19-Jun-2019  Reinstate India as a beneficiary developing nation under GSP: US senator    
"I hope we can work to solve our issues with India so they can be reinstated into the GSP," Senator Robert Menendez told Lighthizer during a Congressional hearing A top American Senator, from the opposition Democratic Party, on Tuesday urged US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, to reinstate I Read More  

19-Jun-2019  GSP withdrawal by US may moderately hit gem and jewellery exports: Crisil    
The withdrawal of GSP will affect exporters of gems & jewellery the most because 15% of such exports availed of its benefits in 2018. In calendar 2018, India’s goods and services trade with the US totalled $142.1 billion of which, exports were $83.2 billion. Read More