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Vietnamese fibre enterprises report improved earnings

The earnings of enterprises in Vietnam’s fibre industry have shown signs of improvement in the first half of this year and are expected to grow...

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Lenzing completes upgrade of Indonesian site

Lenzing, a producer of speciality cellulosic fibres for the textile and nonwoven industries, has made technical improvements to its Purwakarta site (South Pacific Viscose).

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Uzbekistan Textile Industry Days in Germany

The Uzbekistan Textile Industry Days took place in Stuttgart, Germany, from 28 August to 2 September, a week-long event aimed at promoting the growth of...

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Toray boosts stake in Thai subsidiary to upgrade cellulosic sugar production

Toray Industries has increased its stake in its Thailand-based joint venture as it seeks to step up the commercialisation of key polyamide 66 polymer intermediates...

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Uniqlo completely ceases business in Russia

Uniqlo has completely ceased its business in Russia, with the company terminating lease agreements for premises for its stores, with these outlets now occupied by...

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H&M announces reopening of stores in Ukraine

H&M is believed to be preparing to reopen its stores in Ukraine, despite the ongoing Russian invasion.

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New plant in Bosnia for automotive interior covers

Jifeng Automotive Interior BH, owned by Jifeng Automotive Interior, Germany, has plans for expansion in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Dongjin Textile starts construction of textile factory in Indonesia

South Korean-owned Dongjin Textile has started construction of a textile factory in the Kendal Industrial Park, Central Java, Indonesia, according to local media reports.

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Bulgarian clothing brand seeks funding for growth

Saint Martén, a brand for clothing, accessories and children’s toys created in 2021 by sisters Silvena and Adriana Garelovi, is seeking funding for growth.

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Slovak start-up seeks partnerships to reduce CO2 emissions

Wakivaky, a Slovakia-based start-up, is seeking partnerships to expand its mission in reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions into the atmosphere.

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H&M announces Myanmar exit and investigates labour abuses

Sweden-based H&M says it has taken the decision to “gradually phase out operations” in Myanmar.

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Australian Cotton Vietnam Week strengthens relationships

The Australian Cotton Trade Delegation to Vietnam held a series of activities in Ho Chi Minh City, Hue and Hanoi in August to strengthen the...

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Orders cancelled due to absence of Philippine FTA, industry claims

The Confederation of Wearable Exporters of the Philippines said a major European apparel brand cancelled its Philippine orders because they are not covered by a...

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Indorama Ventures streamlines wool business in Europe

Thailand-based petrochemicals producer Indorama Ventures (IVL) is streamlining manufacturing at its European wool operations to ensure the long-term sustainability of the business.

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Cambodian clothing factory accused of denying freedom of association

A clothing factory in Cambodia’s Kandal province has been accused of denying freedom of association after a union leader was dismissed, according to the Business...

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Chinese underwear brand opens first overseas store in Singapore

Chinese underwear and loungewear brand Neiwai has opened its first overseas location in Singapore’s Raffles City.

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