Archive: March 2021


Vietnamese clothing maker aims to increase revenue by 11%

Restructuring had been the major goal in the transition of garment producer Duc Giang in 2020 amid disrupted global supply chains and stagnating orders for...

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Turkmen cotton harvest used forced labour in 2020

A new report has highlighted the systemic use of forced labour during the 2020 cotton harvest in Turkmenistan, including the implementation of unrealistic targets, a...

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Smart Hemp to open hemp processing factory in Ivanovo

Russian industrial hemp producer Smart Hemp has announced plans to open a hemp processing factory in the Ivanovo region by the end of the year.

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Philippine Textile Council calls for more support for weavers

To survive and grow in the new normal following the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the Philippine weaving industry needs support not only from consumers but also...

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Home of Wool reports record sales during pandemic

Six years ago, in search of natural materials for her home, Rositsa Petrova created a company for wool mattresses and pillows: Home of Wool.

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Armenian ban on textile imports from Turkey extended

The government of Armenia plans to extend the ban on the imports of Turkish textiles for six months.

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Thai lingerie factory closure leaves 1,300 jobless

A Thai factory making lingerie for Victoria’s Secret, Triumph and other global brands has closed without notice and locked out 1,388 workers, using the coronavirus...

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Annabelle Hope Partnership

Thread maker partners with sustainable start-up in Cambodia

Industrial thread supplier Coats is partnering with Annabelle Hope, a start-up sustainable clothing manufacturer based in Cambodia.

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Serbian textile firm in talks to become Philipp Plein supplier

A Serbian firm is negotiating to become a supplier to Philipp Plein International Group, according to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia.

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Belarusian carpet maker nearly doubles net profit in 2020

Vitebsk Carpets earned BYR4. 2m (US$1. 6m) in net profit in 2020, nearly twice that of the previous year, reports the BelTA news agency.

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