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Kyrgyz clothing sector employs around 300,000 women

According to parliamentary deputy Roza Aknazarova, Kyrgyzstan’s clothing sector employs up to 300,000 women and has an annual turnover amounting to several billion soms.

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Golden Lady to open new production facility in Loznica

Hosiery producer Golden Lady is reported to be planning to build a new 6,000 m2 production facility in Loznica, Serbia, and hire another 200 workers.

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Clothing makers in southwest Bulgaria look for seamstresses

Clothing producers in southwest Bulgaria have now for received for the next few months, rather than for the whole year as it was before the...

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Krupanj municipality buys bankrupt Krupanjka

All equipment of the bankrupt Serbian textile  and ready-made clothing producer Krupanjka, which is a part of the Loznica Viskoza holding, has been purchased by...

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Ukraine's Prime Minister challenges poor-quality clothing imports

Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov (right) has called for the creation of barriers against the imports of poor-quality goods, particularly clothing.

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Vietnamese clothing industry sets high export targets for 2013

Vietnam’s textile and clothing sector has set an export target of US$18.

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New FDI laws allow 100% foreign investment in Myanmar's clothing sector

According to Myanmar’s new foreign direct investment (FDI) laws, the government will now allow 100% investments in the clothing sector; it previously only allowed joint...

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Wool scouring and topmaking plant to open in Malaysia

A new wool processing plant – Compass Wool Processors (CWP) – is poised to become a central processing hub for the global wool industry.

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NatureWorks selects Bangkok for the site of Asia Pacific headquarters

NatureWorks, a supplier of biopolymers such as Ingeo fibres and plastics made from plants, has announced that the company has located its first Asia Pacific...

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Net success for carpet tile producer

A sustainable textile pilot project in the Philippines, which involves collecting discarded fishing nets to make nylon carpet yarn is now set to be developed...

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