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Philippine Textile Council calls for more support for weavers

To survive and grow in the new normal following the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the Philippine weaving industry needs support not only from consumers but also...

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Home of Wool reports record sales during pandemic

Six years ago, in search of natural materials for her home, Rositsa Petrova created a company for wool mattresses and pillows: Home of Wool.

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Armenian ban on textile imports from Turkey extended

The government of Armenia plans to extend the ban on the imports of Turkish textiles for six months.

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Thai lingerie factory closure leaves 1,300 jobless

A Thai factory making lingerie for Victoria’s Secret, Triumph and other global brands has closed without notice and locked out 1,388 workers, using the coronavirus...

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Thread maker partners with sustainable start-up in Cambodia

Industrial thread supplier Coats is partnering with Annabelle Hope, a start-up sustainable clothing manufacturer based in Cambodia.

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Serbian textile firm in talks to become Philipp Plein supplier

A Serbian firm is negotiating to become a supplier to Philipp Plein International Group, according to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia.

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Belarusian carpet maker nearly doubles net profit in 2020

Vitebsk Carpets earned BYR4. 2m (US$1. 6m) in net profit in 2020, nearly twice that of the previous year, reports the BelTA news agency.

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Boom in Russian sales of nonwovens

Russia is experiencing a nonwovens boom in both the industrial and consumer segments. Last year, sales of nonwovens amounted to 6,452m m2, 34.

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Indonesia to introduce import duties on ready-made clothing

The Indonesian government is to introduce a safeguard tax on ready-made clothing imported from China, Vietnam, Singapore and Bangladesh.

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ACT brands condemn Myanmar military coup

Global retail brands sourcing ready-made garments from Myanmar have released a joint statement with IndustriAll Global Union, condemning the recent military coup and affirming their...

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