Union Textile Minister proposes on how to make good quality Indian cotton a global brand

News Tags: domestic cotton industry, good quality cotton, Merchants Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Shankar 6, Suvin cotton, Textile Industry, Textile Ministry, Union Textile Minister

Kolkata
Summary: 
According to Sanjay K Jain, Chairman of Confederation of Indian Textile Industry and board member, Cotton Association of India, the matter is currently under deliberation. “The Suvin cotton produced in Tamil Nadu and Shankar 6 produced in Gujarat are both good quality cotton and can be projected as a global brand. The matter is in the deliberation stage,” he told at the session.

According to Sanjay K Jain, Chairman of Confederation of Indian Textile Industry and board member, Cotton Association of India, the matter is currently under deliberation. “The Suvin cotton produced in Tamil Nadu and Shankar 6 produced in Gujarat are both good quality cotton and can be projected as a global brand. The matter is in the deliberation stage,” he told at the session.

The proposal, once ready, would be placed before the Textile Ministry as well as the Commerce Ministry, Jain said. He however was unable to give a timeline for the same.

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Textile Ministry targeting to double textile production by 2025

News Tags: cotton fiber, country's production of textiles, Domestic production of textiles, exports and trade, SRTEPC, synthetic, targeting to double textile production, Textile Ministry, trade, USD300 billion by 2025

Coimbatore
Textile Ministry targeting to double textile production by 2025
Summary: 
With the domestic production of textiles at $110 billion and exports and trade at $40 billion, the country's production of textiles at present is worth $150 billion. The Textile Ministry is targeting to double textile production and trade to $300 billion by 2025, said Textile Commissioner Kavita Gupta on Friday.

With the domestic production of textiles at $110 billion and exports and trade at $40 billion, the country's production of textiles at present is worth $150 billion. The Textile Ministry is targeting to double textile production and trade to $300 billion by 2025, said Textile Commissioner Kavita Gupta on Friday.

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/ministry-targets-doubling-of-textile-production-by-2025/article23274644.ece
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Textile Ministry seeks early nod for Rs 170-crore knitwear package

News Tags: boost investment, boost job creation, clear Rs 170-crore special package, comprises small and medium enterprises, employment intensive sector, Finance Ministry, knitwear sector, lift sagging exports, Textile Ministry

New Delhi
Textile Ministry seeks early nod for Rs 170-crore knitwear package
Summary: 
The textile ministry is expecting the finance ministry to clear Rs 170-crore special package for the knitwear sector at the earliest as it is an employment intensive sector so any effort to boost investment will boost job creation and lift sagging exports.

The textile ministry is expecting the finance ministry to clear Rs 170-crore special package for the knitwear sector at the earliest as it is an employment intensive sector so any effort to boost investment will boost job creation and lift sagging exports.

The knitwear industry, which mainly comprises small and medium enterprises, was left out in the earlier scheme of things. Exporters believe that the package can ease the pain especially after the goods and services tax rollout.

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-products/garments-/-textiles/textile-ministry-expects-early-nod-for-rs-170-crore-knitwear-package/articleshow/62494609.cms
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Textiles Ministry identifying 13 nations to expand market share

News Tags: aligning product with specific market, boost exports, five percent trade share, government identified thirteen countries, huge potential for India, increase market share in various markets, India second largest exporter, Marketing Plan prepared, showcase products at exhibition, target markets, textile and apparel in the world, Textile Ministry

New Delhi
Textiles Ministry identifying 13 nations to expand market share
Summary: 
India is the second largest exporter of textile and apparel in the world with 5 percent trade share. To boost exports, government has identified 13 countries as target markets as there exists a huge potential for India to increase its market share in various markets by aligning the product with specific market, said textile ministry.

India is the second largest exporter of textile and apparel in the world with 5 percent trade share. To boost exports, government has identified 13 countries as target markets as there exists a huge potential for India to increase its market share in various markets by aligning the product with specific market, said textile ministry.

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-products/garments-/-textiles/textiles-ministry-zeroes-in-on-13-nations-to-expand-market-share/articleshow/62006678.cms
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Revision of incentives helps Pakistan’s textile exports gain traction

News Tags: Economic Coordination Committee, Pakistan government, Prime minister package, textile exports, Textile Ministry

Islamabad
Revision of incentives helps Pakistan’s textile exports gain traction
Summary: 
The Ministry of Textiles of the Pakistan Government has issued a notification stating that in pursuance of entry 7 of item 39 of Schedule II of the Rules of Business, 1973, the Prime Minister package of incentives for exporters was approved by Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet.

The Ministry of Textiles of the Pakistan Government has issued a notification stating that in pursuance of entry 7 of item 39 of Schedule II of the Rules of Business, 1973, the Prime Minister package of incentives for exporters was approved by Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet.

http://dunyanews.tv/en/Business/411111-MINTEX-PM-Exports-Enhancement-Package-incentives-for-textile-exporters
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Textile Ministry to improve cotton fibre testing labs capacity building

News Tags: cotton fibre testing laboratories, cotton sector stakeholders, enhance capacity building, in Sindh and Punjab stations, lull interest, officials of Pakistan Cotton Standard Institute, Pakistan Textile Ministry, testing units have either fallen to dull interest, Textile Ministry, workability of laboratories

Karachi
Textile Ministry to improve cotton fibre testing labs capacity building
Summary: 
The Pakistan Textile Ministry has been urged to enhance the capacity building of cotton fibre testing laboratories in Sindh and Punjab stations by the cotton sector stakeholders as these testing units have either fallen to the dull interest of the officials of Pakistan Cotton Standard Institute or Textile Ministry's unmoved stance for the last many months showing lull interest towards the workability of these laboratories.

The Pakistan Textile Ministry has been urged to enhance the capacity building of cotton fibre testing laboratories in Sindh and Punjab stations by the cotton sector stakeholders as these testing units have either fallen to the dull interest of the officials of Pakistan Cotton Standard Institute or Textile Ministry's unmoved stance for the last many months showing lull interest towards the workability of these laboratories.

Around 5 established modern and start-of-the-art cotton fiber testing laboratories were set up around 2007-2009.

http://dailytimes.com.pk/business/08-Jun-17/textile-ministry-to-enhance-capacity-building-of-cotton-fibre-testing-labs
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Textile and garment exports target set to $45 bn for FY18

News Tags: attract potential investors, current fiscal, India EU free trade agreement, labour intensive sector, lower than the initial target, National Textiles Policy, road shows, set to USD forty five billion, special package for the knitwear industry, stiff competition, Textile and clothing export target, Textile Ministry, zero duty access

New Delhi
Textile and garment exports target set to $45 bn for FY18
Summary: 
The country’s textile and clothing export target is set to $45 billion for the current fiscal, lower than the initial target of $48.5 billion set for the previous fiscal which was missed by a huge margin. Nevertheless the target for 2017-18 represent a 17 percent rise from the actual level of $38.6 billion in 2016-17, according to provisional official estimates.

The country’s textile and clothing export target is set to $45 billion for the current fiscal, lower than the initial target of $48.5 billion set for the previous fiscal which was missed by a huge margin. Nevertheless the target for 2017-18 represent a 17 percent rise from the actual level of $38.6 billion in 2016-17, according to provisional official estimates.

http://indianexpress.com/article/business/market/govt-cuts-textile-and-garment-exports-target-to-45-billion-4668904/
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Revamped Technology mission on cotton likely to be introduced

News Tags: Agriculture Ministry, cotton, evamped Technology Mission, file data on quality and quantity, first two with cotton productivity, four part mission, ginning to garmenting, Kavita Gupta, Textile Commissioner, Textile Ministry, third and fourth missions, thrust to cotton sector, under Textile Ministry

New Delhi
Revamped Technology mission on cotton likely to be introduced
Summary: 
The Textile Ministry is looking to introduce a revamped Technology Mission on Cotton said Textile Commissioner Kavita Gupta. The mission will have four parts. The first two will deal with cotton productivity and will come under the Agriculture Ministry. The third and fourth missions will be under the Textile Ministry. This initiative is to give a thrust to the cotton sector.

The Textile Ministry is looking to introduce a revamped Technology Mission on Cotton said Textile Commissioner Kavita Gupta. The mission will have four parts. The first two will deal with cotton productivity and will come under the Agriculture Ministry. The third and fourth missions will be under the Textile Ministry. This initiative is to give a thrust to the cotton sector.

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-business/rejigged-cotton-project-on-the-anvil-textile-commissioner/article18261873.ece
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Textile Ministry reviewing SITP post violation of norms by some SPVs

News Tags: mega textile parks, needs to be rectified, non-textiles units operating from inside the parks. many loopholes in the scheme, recommends new scheme, report found scheme failed to achieve its objectives, reviewing the Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks, SITP, special purpose vehicles of the parks violated norms, Textile Ministry

New Delhi
Textile Ministry reviewing SITP post violation of norms by some SPVs
Summary: 
The Textile Ministry is reviewing the Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP) after a report found that the scheme failed to achieve its objectives and special purpose vehicles of the parks violated norms as non-textiles units were operating from inside the parks. Also there are many loopholes in the scheme which needs to be rectified, according to a senior Textiles Ministry official.

The Textile Ministry is reviewing the Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP) after a report found that the scheme failed to achieve its objectives and special purpose vehicles of the parks violated norms as non-textiles units were operating from inside the parks. Also there are many loopholes in the scheme which needs to be rectified, according to a senior Textiles Ministry official.

http://www.financialexpress.com/economy/government-reviewing-scheme-for-integrated-textile-parks-post-violation-of-norms-by-some-spvs/575576/
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MoUs worth Rs 8,835 signed at Vibrant Gujarat Summit in textile sector

News Tags: carpet development, machinery, seminar at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit, Textile Ministry, textile processing, textile sector. pacts have been signed, various segments such as textile parks, witnessed signing of MoUs, worth more than eight thousand crore

New Delhi
MoUs worth Rs 8,835 signed at Vibrant Gujarat Summit in textile sector
Summary: 
The Textile Ministry during a seminar at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit witnessed signing of MoUs worth Rs8,835 crore in textile sector. The pacts have been signed in various segments such as textile parks, textile processing, machinery and carpet development.

The Textile Ministry during a seminar at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit witnessed signing of MoUs worth Rs8,835 crore in textile sector. The pacts have been signed in various segments such as textile parks, textile processing, machinery and carpet development.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-products/garments-/-textiles/vibrant-gujarat-summit-rs-8835-crore-mous-signed-in-textile-sector/articleshow/56502223.cms
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