GAP to go with 100% sustainable cotton sourcing

Related Keywords: cotton, environment, fashion, Gap, Recycle, sustainability, sustainable, value chain

United States
GAP to go with 100% sustainable cotton sourcing
Summary: 
Gap brands are committed to sourcing 100% sustainable cotton within the next six years, the apparel group announced in a press release. The flagship Gap brand committed to 100% sustainable cotton by 2021, Old Navy by 2022 and Banana Republic by 2023. Gap's standard for what is sustainable includes cotton grown by methods approved by the Better Cotton Initiative, organic, recycled and verified American and Australian-grown

Gap brands are committed to sourcing 100% sustainable cotton within the next six years, the apparel group announced in a press release. The flagship Gap brand committed to 100% sustainable cotton by 2021, Old Navy by 2022 and Banana Republic by 2023.

Gap's standard for what is sustainable includes cotton grown by methods approved by the Better Cotton Initiative, organic, recycled and verified American and Australian-grown cotton.

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Pakistan value added textile sector urge to clear TUF soon

Related Keywords: achieve compliance with international standards, allocated Rs42.5 billion, bedwear and readymade garments, improve the sectors technological configuration, key exports revenue spinners, Knitwear, mark-up support, Pakistan Ministry of Textile industry, remove critical imbalances, textile policy, value added textile sector, value chain

Karachi
Pakistan value added textile sector urge  to clear TUF soon
Summary: 
The Pakistan Ministry of textile industry had allocated Rs42.5 billion worth of mark-up support and other incentives in April 2010 to improve the sector’s technological configuration, remove critical imbalances in the value-chain and help it achieve compliance with international standards. But for the past two year, billions of rupees in refund claims under technology up-gradation fund (TUF) has been stuck which the value-added textile sector urged the government to clear it soon.

The Pakistan Ministry of textile industry had allocated Rs42.5 billion worth of mark-up support and other incentives in April 2010 to improve the sector’s technological configuration, remove critical imbalances in the value-chain and help it achieve compliance with international standards.
But for the past two year, billions of rupees in refund claims under technology up-gradation fund (TUF) has been stuck which the value-added textile sector urged the government to clear it soon.

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/233271-Value-added-textile-sector-seeks-technology-upgrade-funds
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Cotton to see boost in sowing and production on normal monsoon

Related Keywords: Biggest commercial crop of India, boost in sowing and production, cotton, Cotton Association of India, cotton crop area is growing, favouring the crop, monsoon show predictable normal behavior, switching to cotton from foodgrain crops, value chain

Hyderabad
Cotton to see boost in sowing and production on normal monsoon
Summary: 
One of the biggest commercial crop of India, cotton, is receiving a boost in its sowing and production as the monsoon has shown a predictable normal behavior for the 2017 favouring the crop.

One of the biggest commercial crop of India, cotton, is receiving a boost in its sowing and production as the monsoon has shown a predictable normal behavior for the 2017 favouring the crop.

Apart from the large cotton growing states of Gujarat, Maharashtra and Telangana, farmers in Haryana and Rajasthan seem to be switching to cotton from foodgrain crops,

Last year, despite the Telangana government asking its farmers to grow pulses instead of cotton, the majority of them continued with cotton and enjoyed good returns.

http://www.business-standard.com/article/markets/boost-seen-for-cotton-sowing-on-good-realisations-normal-monsoon-117042000906_1.html
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Bulawayo firms to process more than one lakh tons of cotton this season

Related Keywords: bid to revive Bulawayo, Bulawayo companies will process one lakh tons of cotton, declared it a SEZ, drive to improve textile industry, harvest a lot of cotton this season, Minister Chiratidzo Mabuwa, national cotton to clothing Policy was launched, once industrial hub of the nation, Textile and Clothing, value chain, Zimbabwean government

Africa
Bulawayo firms to process more than one lakh tons of cotton this season
Summary: 
Zimbabwean government in a bid to revive Bulawayo, once industrial hub of the nation has declared it a SEZ for textile and clothing also the national cotton to clothing Policy was launched in Bulawayo to emphasize the drive to improve the textile industry, said Industry and Commerce Deputy Minister Chiratidzo Mabuwa.

Zimbabwean government in a bid to revive Bulawayo, once industrial hub of the nation has declared it a SEZ for textile and clothing also the national cotton to clothing Policy was launched in Bulawayo to emphasize the drive to improve the textile industry, said Industry and Commerce Deputy Minister Chiratidzo Mabuwa.

Looking at that, they assume that they will harvest a lot of cotton this season. Hon Made will probably give them the tonnage but they are expecting about 100 000 metric tonnes of cotton.

http://www.chronicle.co.zw/ailing-bulawayo-firms-to-process-100-000t-cotton/
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Branded apparel may get costlier with the implementation of GST

Related Keywords: branded apparels, branded garments put under luxury tax slab, every labeled garment is branded, GST, Implementation of Goods and Services tax, may get costlier, other finished textile products, rise at least three to four percent, textiles coming under merit list of GST, value chain

Ahmedabad
Branded apparel may get costlier with the implementation of GST
Summary: 
With the implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) that is expected by April 2017. According to industry and experts, tax incidence on branded apparels and other finished textile products could rise at least three-four percent, assuming textiles come under the merit list of GST with this branded apparel may get costlier.

With the implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) that is expected by April 2017. According to industry and experts, tax incidence on branded apparels and other finished textile products could rise at least three-four percent, assuming textiles come under the merit list of GST with this branded apparel may get costlier.

http://www.business-standard.com/article/specials/gst-may-push-up-prices-of-branded-apparel-116080500056_1.html
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Textile park coming up in Haryana soon

Related Keywords: as choice export and textile hub among investors, Centre to provide subsidy, Gurgaon losing its sheen, hike in minimum wages, increasing real estate costs, plug and play model, processing industy, Textile Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar announced, textile park will be set up in Haryana, to boost textile industry in the state, value chain

Gurgaon
Textile park coming up in Haryana soon
Summary: 
With Gurgaon starting to lose its sheen as the choice export and textile hub among investors due to the backdrop of a 45percent hike in the minimum wages last year and the increasing real estate costs. To boost textile industry in the state, textile minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar announced on Tuesday that a textile park will be set up in Haryana.

With Gurgaon starting to lose its sheen as the choice export and textile hub among investors due to the backdrop of a 45percent hike in the minimum wages last year and the increasing real estate costs. To boost textile industry in the state, textile minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar announced on Tuesday that a textile park will be set up in Haryana.

The textile park will involve investment to the tune of Rs181 crore of which the Centre will provide a subsidy of Rs 40 crore for the textile park.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/Textile-park-soon/articleshow/51320994.cms
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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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Sutlej Textiles starts its value added cotton melange expansion project at its Kathua unit

Related Keywords: Chenab Textile Mills, commercial production, cotton blended dyed yarn, expansion project, home textile, Kathua unit, Rajasthan Textile Mills, spindles, STIL, Sutlej Textiles and Industries, synthetic dyed yarn, textile producer, value added cotton melange, value chain, yarn to fabric

Mumbai
Sutlej Textiles starts its value added cotton melange expansion project at its K
Summary: 
Sutlej Textiles and Industries (STIL), one of India's leading textile producers with a value-chain extending from yarns to fabrics to home textile has announced that the company has taken up commercial production of its expansion project of 31,104 spindles to manufacture value added cotton melange and cotton blended dyed yarn at its units, Chenab Textile Mills, Kathua.

Sutlej Textiles and Industries (STIL), one of India's leading textile producers with a value-chain extending from yarns to fabrics to home textile has announced that the company has taken up commercial production of its expansion project of 31,104 spindles to manufacture value added cotton melange and cotton blended dyed yarn at its units, Chenab Textile Mills, Kathua.

http://myiris.com/newsCentre/storyShow/20141103153743199/sector/Sector%20Stories/2014/11/03.html
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Chinese Textile Industry undergoing transformation and upgradation

Related Keywords: China National Textiles and Apparel Council, Chinese textile growth, emphasize on quality, entire textil industry, fiber consumption, Fiber processing, Global summit, global textile industry, ITMF, textile market, transformation and upgraduation, value chain, Wang Tiankai

Beijing
Chinese Textile Industry undergoing transformation and upgradation
Summary: 
Global summit where the entire textile industry value chain meets organized by the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF), this year took place in Beijing from October 16-18. China joined ITMF in 2008, and continues to be an increasingly important textile market.

Global summit where the entire textile industry value chain meets organized by the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF), this year took place in Beijing from October 16-18. China joined ITMF in 2008, and continues to be an increasingly important textile market.

http://www.textileworld.com/Articles/2014/October/The_Rupp_Report-Transforming_And_Upgrading_The_Chinese_Textile_Industry
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Project ‘HOW TEXHA’ launched to strengthen value chain of textile sector in Tunisia

Related Keywords: industrial employment, international competitiveness, Ministry of Trade and Handicrafts, project HOW TEXHA, SMEs, socio-economic development, Tunisia-Switzerland-International Trade Center, Tunisian textile and clothing industry, value chain

Tunisia
Project ‘HOW TEXHA’ launched to strengthen value chain of textile sector
Summary: 
The textile and clothing industry in Tunisia plays a critical role in the socio-economic development of the country as it accounts for more than 40% of industrial employment. A project to support the competitiveness of the value chain of the textile and clothing sector "HOW TEXHA" was recently launched in Tunis.

The textile and clothing industry in Tunisia plays a critical role in the socio-economic development of the country as it accounts for more than 40% of industrial employment. A project to support the competitiveness of the value chain of the textile and clothing sector "HOW TEXHA" was recently launched in Tunis.

With funding of 3.2 million dinars granted by Switzerland, under the first phase, this project, is the result of a tripartite collaboration (Tunisia-Switzerland-International Trade Center).

http://www.africanmanager.com/site_eng/detail_article.php?art_id=22609
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