SA clothes retailers turning to local supply as rival brands land

Related Keywords: Cheap Chinese clothes imports, domestic textile industry, Foschini Group, global fashion giants, Inditex’s Zara and Hennes & Mauritz, innovative technology, local garment makers, South African retailers, upgraded production lines, work more closely with local suppliers

South Africa
SA clothes retailers turning to local supply as rival brands land
Summary: 
Cheap Chinese clothes imports almost broke the back of local garment makers, but the sector has started to recover after the government invested more than 2 billion rand ($149 million) in upgraded production lines and more innovative technology. South African retailers are now working more closely with a resurgent domestic textile industry to help keep away global fashion giants muscling in on the continent’s most lucrative market.

Cheap Chinese clothes imports almost broke the back of local garment makers, but the sector has started to recover after the government invested more than 2 billion rand ($149 million) in upgraded production lines and more innovative technology. South African retailers are now working more closely with a resurgent domestic textile industry to help keep away global fashion giants muscling in on the continent’s most lucrative market.

http://www.ajot.com/news/south-african-clothes-sellers-eye-fast-local-supply-as-rivals-land
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Mauritian government working to make the country into marketing centre and fashion hub

Related Keywords: domestic textile industry, dyeing, export promotion body Enterprise Mauritius, exports, fashion hub, higher end production, investment in textile sector, knitting and finishing capacity., manufacturing operations, Mauritian garment and textiles industry marketing centre, spinning plants, value chain, verical integration

Africa
Mauritian government working to make the country into marketing centre and fashi
Summary: 
Mauritian garment and textiles industry leaders are dreaming big and seeking to make the country into a marketing centre and fashion hub after seeing many of Mauritius's largest companies continuing to grow due to vertical integration that allows them to control value chains. They have been investing in technology and training, moving to higher-end production and shifting manufacturing operations to cheaper destinations. While, the domestic textile industry has been declining.

Mauritian garment and textiles industry leaders are dreaming big and seeking to make the country into a marketing centre and fashion hub after seeing many of Mauritius's largest companies continuing to grow due to vertical integration that allows them to control value chains. They have been investing in technology and training, moving to higher-end production and shifting manufacturing operations to cheaper destinations. While, the domestic textile industry has been declining.

http://www.theafricareport.com/East-Horn-Africa/textiles-tailored-for-growth.html
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Decreasing supplies of quality cotton witnessed rise in prices

Related Keywords: booked imported cotton, cotton bales, current crop, decreasing supplies remaining with ginner, domestic textile industry, good quality cotton, increase in domestic cotton prices, kapas, lint price, needy mills, Punjab cotton market, ready cotton market, seedcotton, Sindh market

Karachi
Decreasing supplies of quality cotton witnessed rise in prices
Summary: 
With decreasing supplies of good quality cotton from the current corp (August 2014/July 2015) remaining with the ginners, a further increase was seen in domestic cotton prices on Thursday. In fact, the price for the very meager seedcotton (kapas / phutti) remaining in the market in Sindh reportedly ranged from Rs 1,800 to Rs 2,400 per 40 kgs, while in the Punjab the seedcotton rates were said to have extended from Rs 2,000 to 2,700 per 40 kilogrammes, as per the quality.

With decreasing supplies of good quality cotton from the current corp (August 2014/July 2015) remaining with the ginners, a further increase was seen in domestic cotton prices on Thursday. In fact, the price for the very meager seedcotton (kapas / phutti) remaining in the market in Sindh reportedly ranged from Rs 1,800 to Rs 2,400 per 40 kgs, while in the Punjab the seedcotton rates were said to have extended from Rs 2,000 to 2,700 per 40 kilogrammes, as per the quality.

http://www.brecorder.com/cotton-a-textiles/185/1163283/
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Govt working to turn Mauritius into a marketing centre and fashion hub soon

Related Keywords: African designers, Compagnie Mauricienne de Textile, domestic textile industry, fashion hub, invest in technology, Mauritian garment and textile industry, Tianli Spinning

Mauritius
Govt working to turn Mauritius into a marketing centre and fashion hub soon
Summary: 
Mauritian garment and textiles industry leaders have started dreaming big and seeking to make the country into a marketing centre and fashion hub. While the domestic textiles industry has been declining, many of Mauritius's largest companies are continuing to grow due to vertical integration that allows them to control value chains.

Mauritian garment and textiles industry leaders have started dreaming big and seeking to make the country into a marketing centre and fashion hub. While the domestic textiles industry has been declining, many of Mauritius's largest companies are continuing to grow due to vertical integration that allows them to control value chains.

They have been investing in technology and training, moving to higher-end production and shifting manufacturing operations to cheaper destinations as there is a lot of manpower in Africa.

http://www.theafricareport.com/Southern-Africa/textile-tailored-for-growth-in-mauritius.html
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TUFS to be simplified to help textile industry benefit

Related Keywords: domestic textile industry, export target, home textile, infrastructure, skilled manpower, technical textile industry, Textile Industry, TUFS

Mumbai
TUFS to be simplified to help textile industry benefit
Summary: 
The textile industry occupies a unique place in India and with the textile industry setting target of USD 50 billion exports this financial year. Technology upgradation, better infrastructure and skilled manpower are a must to achieve the set target.

The textile industry occupies a unique place in India and with the textile industry setting target of USD 50 billion exports this financial year. Technology upgradation, better infrastructure and skilled manpower are a must to achieve the set target.

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/govt-mulling-making-tuf-scheme-simpler-rs-2-500-cr-allocation-114062301184_1.html
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