Archive: 2015


MWE seeks additional revenue from Vietnam expansion

MWE Holdings is seeking US$40m additional revenue from its textile business through its wholly-owned unit, United Sweethearts Garment (USG), in the next financial year ending...

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British fashion and home furnishings retailer expanding in the Philippines

UK-based fashion and home furnishings retailer Cath Kidston is expanding its business in the Philippines as it plans to open seven new stores over the...

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Refugee crisis gives concerns for Hungarian laundry sector

Among the tens of thousands of Syrian and other refugees attempting to cross Hungary on their way to Western Europe are a number of fatally...

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Russian textile producers want ban on European clothing imports

Following Russia’s much publicised destruction of contraband European cheese and other foods, local textile companies have decided to take advantage of the nationalist mood, according...

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Armani to invest in menswear factory in Bulgaria

Global fashion giant Armani is looking to establish a menswear factory in Bulgaria.

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Doka Tekstil launches new knitwear factory in Macedonia

Macedonian women’s knitwear producer Doka Tekstil has launched a new textile factory in the southeast of the country.

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Import tariffs raised on Indonesian clothing and footwear

Indonesia has raised import tariffs on food, clothing, some fabrics and many other consumer goods in a move to help domestic producers.

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GMAC to press for change in Cambodian union law revisions

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) says it will push for recent revisions made on the draft trade union law to be changed.

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Malaysian children’s wear brand to expand in India

Malaysia-based children’s wear brand Poney is expanding its presence in the Indian market by partnering with Franchise India, an integrated franchise solutions company.

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Vinatex and PVN sign raw material agreement

The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN) and the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) have signed a strategic co-operation agreement regarding the purchase...

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