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16-Aug-2019  Identifying opportunities for Vietnamese firms in the context of EU trade deal    
The EU-Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement would provide a big impetus to Việt Nam''s exports to the EU and be key to Vietnamese companies penetrating one of the largest and most lucrative markets in the world, experts have said. Read More  

16-Aug-2019  Vietnam: How does yuan price reduction affect garment, footwear industries?    
The sudden depreciation of Chinese yuan against the US dollar brings more difficulties to Vietnam’s yarn industry, according to Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS). Vietnam imports cotton from the US to make yarn products for export to China. If the yuan continues to fall, Vietnam''s ya Read More  

16-Aug-2019  Pakistan: Enhanced market access to US just pie in the sky    
Enhanced access for products of Pakistan’s export interest, particularly textile and clothing, to the United States market has been a long-standing demand of both the government and private sector. Read More  

16-Aug-2019  Textile companies seek tax incentives, DBT for farmers    
Players hit by sluggish exports & rising imports from Bangladesh and Lanka, one-third of production capacity lying idle. Exports of cotton yarn in the first quarter ended June have fallen 33% to 226 million kg from 338 million kg a year earlier. Read More  

13-Aug-2019  Maharashtra government worried by widespread use of HTBT cotton    
About 20% of cotton crop in Yavatmal is of unapproved varieties In the farmer suicide-prone Yavatmal district of Maharashtra, about 4.5 lakh hectares of cotton has been planted. The State government officials are worried that about 20 per cent of it are herbicide tolerant BT (HTBT) and other unappr Read More  

13-Aug-2019  Cotton creates high value with each cubic water along Aral Sea basin    
Cotton can create the highest water productivity among the crops including rice, wheat and corn in the Aral Sea basin of Central Asia, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Read More  

13-Aug-2019  No proven health, environment impact, government not to ban herbicide Glyphosate    
The demand to restrict the herbicide, largely used in tea and now HT Bt cotton, has been made by activists alleging it to be a carcinogenic, citing a 2015 study of International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Read More  

13-Aug-2019  Cotton growers rent boom sprayers for pest control    
With the advancement of technology, some progressive farmers in the Malwa belt of Punjab are using automatic boom sprayer machines to spray pesticides on cotton crop, which is more vulnerable to pest/insect attacks during the monsoon season. Read More  

13-Aug-2019  Readymade garment import a big worry, say apparel industrialists    
Apparel industrialists here expressed worry over the duty free import trade of readymade garments (RMG) from Bangladesh. China has taken undue advantage of the free trade and is selling goods to India, they said. Read More  

13-Aug-2019  Exporters seek alternative scheme after MEIS removal    
The revival of export growth was resumed when there was news that the government would announce Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levies (RoSCTL) from October 2017 onwards though the announcement came on March 2019. Read More