Archive: June 2020


Major brands sign action plan framework to protect clothing workers in Myanmar

H&M, Inditex and C&A are among the major global clothing brands that have backed an initiative to protect garment workers and factories in Myanmar from...

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Lotus fibres needed for natural fibre face masks in Cambodia

Cambodian eco-textile manufacturer Samatoa Lotus Textiles has called on farmers to supply lotus fibres that the business needs to produce natural fibre face masks, reports...

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Opportunities for foreign investors in Indonesia

Indonesia’s textile and clothing industry enjoyed positive growth in 2019 with exports valued at US$13.

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Philippine exporters seek textile sector revival

Philippine exporters are pushing for a revival of the domestic textile industry following global supply chain disruptions arising from the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has...

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Thai fashion industry turns to face masks

A number of Thai fashion designers and apparel manufacturers have turned the surgical face mask into something more than just a protective shield by adding...

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Phong Phu to develop new performance textiles

Phong Phu International (PPJ) and Huntsman Textile Effects have announced a strategic partnership agreement that aims to promote PPJ’s growth in Vietnam as a leading...

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Half of all clothing stores in Moscow may never reopen

Up to 50% of existing textile and clothing stores may never reopen in the Russian capital after the lifting of quarantine measures at the end...

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Clothing workers forced to work in high-risk environments

An investigation from Clean Clothes Campaign and Germany-based Bread for the World has revealed that around 120,000 labourers across Europe are being forced to work...

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Major Belarusian order for glass fibre finishing lines

A Belarusian company has ordered several glass fibre finishing lines from German textile machine builder Brückner for thermal finishing and desizing.

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Bulgarian home textiles producer optimistic

Bulgarian home textiles producer PNG 1962 reported a 10% growth in sales last year compared with 2018.

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