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Turkmen textile sector poised for growth despite pandemic

Turkmen textile factory Yenis, based in the Mary region, posted a record increase in production for the first eight months of the year.

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Russian apparel retailers fear decline in business

Amid the threat of a second wave of coronavirus (Covid-19), demand for textile products and clothing in Russia is declining, with a negative effect on...

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Georgian factory to produce clothing for armed forces

Geo-M-Tex, one of Georgia’s largest textile and clothing producers, part of Delta Textile Group, will become an exclusive supplier of clothing and uniforms for the...

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Bulgarian online platform presents eco-fashion brands

A circular fashion online marketplace has been established by two Bulgarian entrepreneurs.

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Global standards for textile production in Uzbekistan

The government of Uzbekistan plans to speed up the standardisation process of textile production in a move to bring it to global manufacturing standards.

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Large textile factory to be built in Southern Kyrgyzstan

The government of Kyrgyzstan, together with private investors, is continuing to build a new textile factory in the Southern Kyrgyzstan region.

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Philippine clothing makers expect 21,000 redundancies

Philippine clothing exporters expect to cut around 21,000 jobs this year as orders from the US plunge, prompting workers to call on international brands, including...

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Indonesian textile and clothing industry dips 14.2%

According to Statistics Indonesia (BPS), the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has aggravated issues related to competitiveness in Indonesia’s textile and clothing industry, which contracted by 14.

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Fibertex Personal Care expands Malaysian nonwovens production facilities

The Denmark-based Fibertex Personal Care Group is investing DKK250m (US$296m) in two production lines for the hygiene industry – a speciality nonwovens line in Malaysia...

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Myanmar clothing factory orders fall by 75%

Clothing factories in Myanmar have seen orders fall by 75% year on year owing to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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