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22-Oct-2018  Textile companies fight EPZ local sale    
A turf war has erupted among textile manufacturers barely two months after the Treasury granted extension allowing the sale of subsidised fabric in the local market. Read More  

22-Oct-2018  Textile workers demand revival of industry    
Members of the National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN) recently staged a rally in Lagos, demanding the removal of bottlenecks to the growth of the textile industry in Nigeria. Read More  

22-Oct-2018  Cotton farmers fear arhtiyas, keep Cotton Corporation of India waiting    
The CottonCorporation of India (CCI), which had plans to make direct purchase of raw cotton from farmers in Punjab, is failing to attract sellers despite procuring the crop at the minimum support price (MSP). Sources said farmers are wary of selling their produce directly to CCI, bypassing the arht Read More  

22-Oct-2018  ICF expects cotton quality to be much better in 2018-19 season    
While advising the textile mills against panicking over purported reports of tight cotton stock position during the current season, Indian Cotton Federation (ICF) has appealed to the traders against speculating on the production of cotton and increasing the price of the white fibre. Read More  

22-Oct-2018  Why Punjab’s cotton farmers prefer agents    
In the 15 days since the Centre intervened directly to help farmers in Punjab get the minimum support price (MSP) for their cotton crop, not one of the state’s 2 lakh farmers has responded — they have instead chosen to continue to sell to their traditional buyers, the arhatiyas or commission agents Read More  

22-Oct-2018  CCRI creates 28 cotton varieties    
Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) Director Dr Zahid Mehmood Sunday said the CCRI contributed 28 varieties of cotton and research work was in progress in this regard. Read More  

22-Oct-2018  ICF expects cotton quality to be much better in 2018-19 season    
While advising the textile mills against panicking over purported reports of tight cotton stock position during the current season, Indian Cotton Federation (ICF) has appealed to the traders against speculating on the production of cotton and increasing the price of the white fibre. Read More  

22-Oct-2018  Pink bollworm attacks on the rise in Telangana as mercury dips    
Scientists have asked the farmers to keep an eye on the crop and take immediate measures to arrest the growth and spread of the worms. A committee deputed by the Prof Jayashankar Telangana State Agriculture University has received reports of farmers losing their bolls to the pest. Read More  

22-Oct-2018  Goa global investors’ meet with focus on start-ups in Dec: Prabhu    
Global investors will meet in Goa in December to help finance the start-up community in the state, Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Sunday. Read More  

20-Oct-2018  Change in tax structure, VAT in UAE hit Gujarat textile industry, 40% dip in pre-festival business    
Diwali may be lacklustre this year for Gujarat’s textile and garment manufacturers as the pre-festival business has gone down by about 40-50% on account of lower purchasing power, disturbed payment systems and weak exports. Read More