Denmark is set to achieve a new milestone in circularity with a new textile recycling project called ReSuit (Recycling Technologies and Sustainable Textile Product Design). Launched by the Danish Technological Institute, project ReSuit or Recycling Technologies and Sustainable Product Design, is being... Read more
Southeast Asian countries lost quite a few textile orders last year due to the pandemic. However now, as the pandemic situation in these countries is controlled, orders are again flowing back. As per Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce statistics, there has been a 1.1 per cent increase in te... Read more
International cotton trade is becoming more complicated for China with the US keeping a close watch on its exports. The CCF Group reports, these days China’s cotton exports are being closely monitored by the US for their purchase invoice, certificate of origin and declaration of noncompulsory labor impo... Read more
Bangladesh garment manufacturers and workers are currently living in perpetual terror of cancelled orders and deferred payments. The spread of new virus variants is delaying apparel recovery, making it tough for analyst to identify the duration and gravity of the pandemic.
Drop in global trade threatens Bang... Read more
From 2009-19, global textile and apparel trade grew at 3 per cent CAGR to reach $818 billion in 2019. Majority share is likely to be claimed by the apparel segment which is likely to grow to $470 billion, says a Textile Value Chain report. This will be followed by fabric and yarn as the second and third large... Read more
Bangladesh is regularly criticized for poor working conditions in its apparel factories, rising pollution, water wastage, etc. However, for several years, Bangladesh has supported apparel factories through the Accord and Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety agreement. The country has also carried out maj... Read more
The first quarter of this year is proving to be a boom for China’s textile and apparel industry with exports increasing 43.8 per cent to reach $65.1 billion, reveals China Customs Statistics Express statistics. As per China Textile, though China reduced its export projection for the year due to the pand... Read more
A new concept known as regenerative agriculture is taking root in the fashion industry with brands like Patagonia, Allbirds, Timberland, Mara Hoffman, Christy Dawn, and luxury conglomerate Kering making heavy investments. As per reports, currently brands are producing only a small proportion of their raw mate... Read more
The boost provided by the US-China trade war to India’s cotton exports in marketing year (MY) 2019-20 was offset by the spread of pandemic. However, the country was able to control the pandemic’s impact through lockdowns and vaccination, reports SRTEPC. This also boosted area under cotton cultiv... Read more
Fast fashion brands, Uniqlo, Inditex, Skechers USA and French apparel group SMCP have come under fire after a French legal association Sherpa, human rights NGO Collectif Ethique Sur L’etiquette, the Uyghur Institute of Europe and an individual Uyghur victim filed a complaint against them with the ... Read more
The bull run that the Chinese textile and apparel industry experienced from November 2020 lasted until March 2021. However, by mid-M arch, the Chinese market started gradually weakening as in 2020 the US retail market struggled with inventory stabilization and recovery.
US’ imports of textiles and appa... Read more
In the webinar titled ‘The Perfect Storm: Future-Proofing Your Fashion Business’, Michael Ho, Marketing & Brand Partnerships Manager, Zalora, described 2020 as a year of expansion. The webinar was a part of the three fashion-related webinars hosted by the Online HKTDC International Sourcing Sh... Read more
From production of basic wear, the Bangladesh and garment industry is fast transforming into a manufacturer of sophisticated garments aided by high-end technologies. A large part of this growth is being led by the denim industry, says a Denim Focus report.
Already a reputed name in the world denim market, Ba... Read more