Kenya happy with the Rivatex revival

Related Keywords: ATA, bales, cotton, fiber, government, Kenya, Mills, Rivatex, supply chain, Tanzania, Textile, Uganda

Kenya
Kenya happy with the Rivatex revival
Summary: 
The quest to return Kenya’s cotton farming to profitability has received a vital jolt with the recent reopening of textile factories in the country. Two weeks ago, President Uhuru Kenyatta presided over the official reopening of the Rivatex textile factory with a strong pitch for more cotton growing in the country. Besides the Eldoret-based cotton processor, Thika Cotton Mills, Bedi Investments

The quest to return Kenya’s cotton farming to profitability has received a vital jolt with the recent reopening of textile factories in the country.

Two weeks ago, President Uhuru Kenyatta presided over the official reopening of the Rivatex textile factory with a strong pitch for more cotton growing in the country. Besides the Eldoret-based cotton processor, Thika Cotton Mills, Bedi Investments and Ken Knit factories have also reopened their doors to cotton-processing.

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Tanzania looking forward to grow the cotton sector

Related Keywords: Africa, cotton, cotton sector, Cotton Sector Development Programme, farming, Mills, Tanzania, Tanzania cotton board, Textile, Textile mills

Tanzania
Tanzania looking forward to grow the cotton sector
Summary: 
While cotton growing and ginning is a top agricultural export industry in Tanzania, the sector has been struggling for the past 50 years. As a result, Tanzania’s half a million smallholder cotton farmers in

While cotton growing and ginning is a top agricultural export industry in Tanzania, the sector has been struggling for the past 50 years. As a result, Tanzania’s half a million smallholder cotton farmers in the Lake Zone, the region southeast of Lake Victoria where most cotton is produced, remain impoverished. The poverty rate in Tanzania was 26.8 percent in 2016. Improving the Tanzanian economy, which relies on the cotton sector, is essential to further reduce the poverty rate and improving livelihoods.

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African countries to ban imported secondhand clothes from UK, US

Related Keywords: African countries, agreed to ban import of used clothes, Burundi and South Sudan, comprises of Uganda, EAC, EAC Vision 2050, enhance textile manufacturing sector, from US and UK, head of states in the East African Community, Kenya, presently contributes 8.7 percent, regional Gross Domestic Product to 25 percent by 2032, Rwanda, Tanzania

Africa
African countries to ban imported secondhand clothes from UK, US
Summary: 
The African countries to enhance textile manufacturing sector that presently contributes 8.7 percent to the regional Gross Domestic Product to 25 percent by 2032. In March 2016, the head of states in the East African Community (EAC), which comprises of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan, had agreed to ban import of used clothes from the US and UK into the region in three years as part of the EAC Vision 2050 and the Industrialization Policy. The countries are hoping that local factories will create much-needed jobs and increase exports.

The African countries to enhance textile manufacturing sector that presently contributes 8.7 percent to the regional Gross Domestic Product to 25 percent by 2032. In March 2016, the head of states in the East African Community (EAC), which comprises of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan, had agreed to ban import of used clothes from the US and UK into the region in three years as part of the EAC Vision 2050 and the Industrialization Policy. The countries are hoping that local factories will create much-needed jobs and increase exports.

https://www.360nobs.com/2018/03/3-african-countries-agree-ban-secondhand-clothes-imports-uk-us/
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Tanzania set to cultivate cotton on 196,373 acres by 2018

Related Keywords: 373 acres, agricultural sector, an effective methodology, crop for the 2017/18, Geita Region making its debut, land is set to be cultivated in contract farming, opened under 196, provide raw materials, set to get competitive in cotton farming, Tanzania, Tanzania will get more competitive, Textile Industry, this launch

Africa
Tanzania set to cultivate cotton on 196,373 acres by 2018
Summary: 
Tanzania is set to get competitive in cotton farming, with Geita Region making its debut of the crop for the 2017/18 that was opened under 196, 373 acres. The land is set to be cultivated in contract farming, an effective methodology for the crop. With this launch, Tanzania will get more competitive in the agricultural sector.

Tanzania is set to get competitive in cotton farming, with Geita Region making its debut of the crop for the 2017/18 that was opened under 196, 373 acres. The land is set to be cultivated in contract farming, an effective methodology for the crop. With this launch, Tanzania will get more competitive in the agricultural sector.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201711220806.html
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Tanzania domestic textiles to outnumber cheap imports

Related Keywords: Central, cheap imports, earn maximum return, introduce in local markets, making efforts to protect domestic textile market, manufacturers moving huge sales, Mitumba trade, regional markets of the East, selling locally manufactured garment, Southern Africa, Tanzania, traders can start buying

Africa
Tanzania domestic textiles to outnumber cheap imports
Summary: 
Tanzania is making efforts to protect its domestic textile market. For that, efforts are being made to introduce them in local markets instead of cheap imports. More manufacturers were moving huge sales to the regional markets of the East, Central and Southern Africa than they did to the local markets.Also, instead of dealing with second-hand clothes, traders can start buying and selling locally manufactured garment and earn maximum returns.

Tanzania is making efforts to protect its domestic textile market. For that, efforts are being made to introduce them in local markets instead of cheap imports. More manufacturers were moving huge sales to the regional markets of the East, Central and Southern Africa than they did to the local markets.Also, instead of dealing with second-hand clothes, traders can start buying and selling locally manufactured garment and earn maximum returns.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201612120091.html
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Tanzania, a major focus of most foreign investors

Related Keywords: Africa and the world. delegation of bankers and entrepreneurs from South Africa, becoming a major focus of most investors, Benjamin William Mkapa Special Economic Zones, EPZA, explore investment opportunities, Tanzania, Tanzania Tooku Garments Co. Ltd, toured textile industry, visited Tanzania Export Processing Zone Authority

Africa
Tanzania, a major focus of most foreign investors
Summary: 
Tanzania is becoming a major focus of most investors from Africa and the world. A delegation of bankers and entrepreneurs from South Africa visited the Tanzania Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA) to explore investment opportunities.

Tanzania is becoming a major focus of most investors from Africa and the world. A delegation of bankers and entrepreneurs from South Africa visited the Tanzania Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA) to explore investment opportunities.

http://exchange.co.tz/tanzania-attracts-more-foreign-investors/
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Tanzania next destination for investment in garment sector

Related Keywords: friendly business environment, garment sector, global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, good geographic location, good investment policy, natural regional business hub, next destination in Africa for investment, Tanzania, team from VF Corp, visting Africa and Dar es Salaam

Africa
Tanzania next destination for investment in garment sector
Summary: 
Tanzania to be the next destination in Africa for investment as it offers friendly business environment underwritten by good investment policy and legislation as well as geographic location that makes her as a natural regional business hub.

Tanzania to be the next destination in Africa for investment as it offers friendly business environment underwritten by good investment policy and legislation as well as geographic location that makes her as a natural regional business hub.

Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) and the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Textile Development Unit co-hosted the visiting investors to encourage them to consider Tanzania as new garment origin.

http://www.dailynews.co.tz/index.php/business/43864-world-largest-garment-buyer-visits-tanzania
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Kenyan textile industry to enhance quality standards

Related Keywords: African countries, CmiA initiative, competitive market, Kenya, Puma, stakeholders, Tanzania, Uganda

Kenya
Summary: 
With the collapse in the local companies like Puma due to poor quality of imported fabrics, the Kenyan textile industry can stimulate its growth again only when the quality standards in the three African countries viz.Tanzania , Uganda and Kenya is enhanced.

With the collapse in the local companies like Puma due to poor quality of imported fabrics, the Kenyan textile industry can stimulate its growth again only when the quality standards in the three African countries viz.Tanzania , Uganda and Kenya is enhanced.

The imports are due to fragile cotton value chain capacity that cannot meet demand in terms of volume, price and quantity.

http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2000146145/kenya-to-create-thousands-of-jobs-with-revival-of-textile-industry
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