Training programme launched for African textile entrepreneurs by AfDB

News Tags: accessories sector in Africa, AfDB, African Development Bank, apparel, apparel sourcing markets, driver of growth in African economies, entrepreneurs, Fashionomics master classes, Hivos International, kicked off specialized training programme, partnership with Hub of Africa 2017, startups, targeted Ethiopian Fashion Designers Association, Textile

Abidjan,
Training programme launched for African textile entrepreneurs by AfDB
Summary: 
The African Development Bank (AfDB) in partnership with the Hub of Africa 2017 and Hivos International kicked off a specialized training programme for entrepreneurs and startups in the textile, apparel and accessories (TA&A) sector in Africa on October 4 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The African Development Bank (AfDB) in partnership with the Hub of Africa 2017 and Hivos International kicked off a specialized training programme for entrepreneurs and startups in the textile, apparel and accessories (TA&A) sector in Africa on October 4 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

https://www.modernghana.com/news/808817/afdb-launches-training-programme-to-grow-africas-textile-in.html
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Largest Yarn Expo Autumn ever opens this week with more quality products on offer

News Tags: apparel, Eco-Friendly Cotton, fabrics, Green Linen Zone, Messe Frankfurt, nylon, Renewable & Recycled Fibres, Viscose Filament, Yarn Expo Autumn 2017

Mumbai
Summary: 
Foreign yarn suppliers in attendance to enter the Asian market.Domestic exhibitors provide innovative products in five distinct display zones.The long-awaited Yarn Expo Autumn will be held again in Shanghai from 11–13 October, welcoming thousands of industry players who are looking for quality yarn and fibre products from China, Asia and elsewhere

The long-awaited Yarn Expo Autumn will be held again in Shanghai from 11-13 October, welcoming thousands of industry players who are looking for quality yarn and fibre products from China, Asia and elsewhere. As an effective and highly praised platform for reflecting the latest industry trends and attracting worldwide buyers, Yarn Expo has been growing in popularity every year, with the number of exhibitors increasing to around 493 this edition, up from 319 last year. The exhibition space will also expand by 115%, allowing suppliers to showcase more of their products to visitors.

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African Sourcing and Fashion Week begins in Ethiopia

News Tags: African Sourcing and Fashion Week, apparel, cotton, Digital sourcing, gathered 230 international producers and exporters, Hawassa Industrial Park, home and technology industries, kicked off in Ethiopia, main trade show of Africa, organized by Trade and Fairs East Africa and Messe Frankfurt, Textile, textile and garment industry sector

Addis Ababa
African Sourcing and Fashion Week begins  in Ethiopia
Summary: 
The African Sourcing and Fashion Week, main trade show of Africa for cotton, textile, apparel, home and technology industries organized by Trade and Fairs East Africa and Messe Frankfurt kicked off in Ethiopia on Tuesday which gathered some 230 international producers and exporters from 25 countries.

The African Sourcing and Fashion Week, main trade show of Africa for cotton, textile, apparel, home and technology industries organized by Trade and Fairs East Africa and Messe Frankfurt kicked off in Ethiopia on Tuesday which gathered some 230 international producers and exporters from 25 countries.

According to the organizers, the exhibitors are drawn from countries such as Turkey, the United Arabic Emirates, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Italy, Germany and the host nation Ethiopia.

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-10/03/c_136657202.htm
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Green products to be centre stage at Yarn Expo Autumn in October

News Tags: apparel, Better Cotton Initiative, cotton yarn, e-commerce, fabrics, Fair, Fancy Yarn Zone, fashion, fiber, green products, Modal, Textile Association, viscose, wool, Yarn Expo

Mumbai
Summary: 
Green products continue to be sought after more and more by consumers nowadays, and textiles are no exception. In order to promote sustainable development throughout the industry, a number of yarn and fibre manufacturers have endeavoured to introduce green products into the early stages of textile production, and Yarn Expo, as the leading yarn and fibre business platform in Asia, serves as an ideal stage for these suppliers to gain exposure to buyers looking for such products.

Green products continue to be sought after more and more by consumers nowadays, and textiles are no exception. In order to promote sustainable development throughout the industry, a number of yarn and fibre manufacturers have endeavoured to introduce green products into the early stages of textile production, and Yarn Expo, as the leading yarn and fibre business platform in Asia, serves as an ideal stage for these suppliers to gain exposure to buyers looking for such products.

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ITMA 2019 - Garment sector zooms in on automation to increase productivity

News Tags: apparel, Barcelona, exhibition, fabrics, fashion, fibres, garment, ITMA, manufacturers, Textile, yarns

Mumbai
Summary: 
The world’s largest textile and garment technology exhibition, ITMA 2019, is spotlighting smart garment technologies as robots and artificial intelligence are set to revolutionalise the industry.

Automation, especially in an integrated textile and garment manufacturing chain, will help address the fashion and clothing industry’s current concerns of short production cycles and sustainable business practices, according to CEMATEX, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers.

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Hamrick Mills to invest $6mn to expand its production capabilities

News Tags: apparel, both of its plants, facility to expand its production capabilities, Hamrick Mills, industrial, make investment of USD 6 million, part of its expansion plan, produces top quality greige woven fabrics, support apparel markets, textile manufacturer in Gaffney, use capital investment to purchase new equipment, use in the home furnishings

Gaffney
Hamrick Mills to invest $6mn to expand its production capabilities
Summary: 
Hamrick Mills, a textile manufacturer in Gaffney as part of its expansion plan to make investment of $6 million in its facility to expand its production capabilities. Hamrick Mills produces top-quality greige woven fabrics for use in the home furnishings, industrial, apparel and support apparel markets.

Hamrick Mills, a textile manufacturer in Gaffney as part of its expansion plan to make investment of $6 million in its facility to expand its production capabilities. Hamrick Mills produces top-quality greige woven fabrics for use in the home furnishings, industrial, apparel and support apparel markets.

Hamrick Mills CFO Charles Hamrick, said that their company strongly believes in investing in their community by being a good corporate citizen and also by encouraging civic involvement by their associates.

https://gsabusiness.com/news/manufacturing/72949/
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Cut in GST rates on textile jobs works from 18 pc to 5pc

News Tags: All-powerful GST Council, apparel, Arun Jaitley, at five percent, comprising representatives of all states, decided to tax all job works, embroidery to weaving in the textile sector, headed by Finance Minister, instead of previously decided eighteen percent, rate will be applicable for job works, shawls and carpets, stitching

New Delhi
Cut in GST rates on textile jobs works from 18 pc to 5pc
Summary: 
The all-powerful GST Council, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising representatives of all states in its meeting held on Saturday, decided to tax all job works from stitching, embroidery to weaving in the textile sector, at 5 percent instead of previously decided 18 percent. This 5 percent rate will be applicable for job works in apparel, shawls and carpets.

The all-powerful GST Council, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising representatives of all states in its meeting held on Saturday, decided to tax all job works from stitching, embroidery to weaving in the textile sector, at 5 percent instead of previously decided 18 percent. This 5 percent rate will be applicable for job works in apparel, shawls and carpets.

This brings smiles on the faces of merchants from Ichalkaranji — the textile town of South Maharashtra.

http://www.freepressjournal.in/business/gst-on-textile-jobs-works-cut-e-way-bill-provisions-finalised/1116705
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Textile Corporation to make biggest investment ever in Bledsoe County

News Tags: apparel, bedding and linens this fall, businessman, Ed Cagle, employees, ever in Bledsoe County, factory building in Pikeville, increase the staff to thousand, make biggest private investment, owned by Chattanooga developer, plans to start production, Textile Corp of America, to buy and upgrade

Pikeville
Textile Corporation to make  biggest investment ever in Bledsoe County
Summary: 
Textile Corp. of America announced Monday it will make the biggest private investment ever in Bledsoe County, spending $27.1 million to buy and upgrade the vacant 186,000-square-foot factory building in Pikeville.

Textile Corp. of America announced Monday it will make the biggest private investment ever in Bledsoe County, spending $27.1 million to buy and upgrade the vacant 186,000-square-foot factory building in Pikeville.

The new company, which is owned by Chattanooga developer and businessman Ed Cagle, plans to start production of apparel, bedding and linens this fall. Officials said that they hope to quickly increase the staff to 1,000 employees and begin hiring and training workers in the next month or so.

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/business/aroundregion/story/2017/jul/25/textile-mill-add-1000-jobs-pikevillebiggest-i/440002/
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Ethiopian textile sector leads the path to Industrialization

News Tags: apparel, attract top international firms, domestic, ease in entry, Ethiopian textile sector, Garments, global market, Hawassa Industrial Park, join middle income status, making all efforts, paves the way for nation, preferable gateway, productions of textile, step into industrialization, textile sector would benefit large number of people

Africa
Ethiopian textile sector leads the path to Industrialization
Summary: 
Ethiopian textile sector is a preferable gateway to step into industrialization because of the ease in entry and it is making all efforts to attract top international firms. The textile sector would benefit large number of people and paves the way for nation to join middle income status in the very near future.

Ethiopian textile sector is a preferable gateway to step into industrialization because of the ease in entry and it is making all efforts to attract top international firms. The textile sector would benefit large number of people and paves the way for nation to join middle income status in the very near future.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201707060485.html
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Garment exporters urge for lower GST slab for apparel job work

News Tags: apparel, apparel segment, carried out by micro industries, embroidery, Garment Printing, garment washing, ironing and packing, job work basis only, job working units, left out of GST reduction. Garment exporters in Tirupur, major segment in textile value chain, urging government to levy only five percent GST

Coimbatore
Garment exporters urge for lower GST slab for apparel job work
Summary: 
Apparel, a major segment in the textile value chain, has been left out of the reduction. Garment exporters in Tirupur are now urging the government to levy only 5% GST for job working units in the apparel segment.

Apparel, a major segment in the textile value chain, has been left out of the reduction. Garment exporters in Tirupur are now urging the government to levy only 5% GST for job working units in the apparel segment.

Raja M Shanmugham, president, Tirupur Exporters' Association (TEA) said that as only services classified as 'job work in relation to yarn and fabrics of textiles' are eligible for the reduced rate of 5%. This negative step would cause huge hardship to several micro industries in textile clusters like Tirupur.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/coimbatore/now-garment-exporters-want-lower-gst-slab-for-apparel-job-work/articleshow/59158045.cms
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