Archive: September 2020


Cambodia drafts five-year development strategy for apparel industry

Cambodia has drafted a five-year development strategy for its clothing, footwear and travel bag sectors to promote their competiveness and added value.

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Jakarta Fashion Hub aims to accelerate growth

Viscose producer Asia Pacific Rayon has initiated the establishment of the Jakarta Fashion Hub (JFH), which officially opened in August.

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Malaysian healthcare products firm to install meltblown line

UPA Healthcare Products, a subsidiary of Malaysia’s UPA Corporation, is to begin the manufacture of meltblown fabric as it looks to help address the shortage...

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Myanmar worker support fund pays out MMK4bn

Myanmar’s clothing workers who have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have now received more than MMK4bn (US$2.

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30% of Philippine workforce could be furloughed until 2021

Up to 30% of clothing workers in the Philippines could be placed on furlough until the end of the year as the country’s apparel manufacturing...

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Vietnamese producers confident they can cope with a second COVID-19 wave

Many Vietnamese textile and footwear enterprises are confident they can alter their plans as required and find new markets to cope with any second wave...

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Gloomy forecast for Bulgarian textile and clothing companies

2019 was a difficult year for Bulgarian textile and clothing manufacturers.

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Polish apparel maker joins ZDHC global initiative

LPP, the owner of the Reserved, Mohito, House, Sinsay and Cropp apparel brands, has become the first Polish company to join an international initiative aimed...

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UMATEX to expand production of technical textiles

UMATEX, a subsidiary of the Rosatom state nuclear energy corporation, is to increase its output of carbon fibre technical textiles by expanding production and acquiring...

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Georgian textile producer plans expansion

Adjara Textile, one of Georgia’s largest textile producers, plans to increase production by building a new factory this year.

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