Archive: February 2022


Will Russian sanctions impact the fashion sector?

Following Russian President Vladimir Putin’s full-scale military invasion of Ukraine at the end of February, new, severe international sanctions on Russia are likely.

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Luxury clothing manufacturer to expand factory in Romania

The Romanian subsidiary of French-Italian luxury clothing manufacturer Moncler plans to expand its factory in Bacau, eastern Romania, and hire additional staff.

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Top Bulgarian brands in second Savex4Fashion competition

A total of 18 Bulgarian fashion brands took part in the Savex4Fashion competition to promote their work, as well as Bulgarian fashion.

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IVL invests in PET recycling in Czech Republic

Indorama Ventures, the world’s largest producer of recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for beverage bottles, has completed a deal for an 85% equity stake in Czech...

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Waterless dyeing technology launched in Singapore

Singapore-based textile technology solutions company NTX has announced production-readiness of its waterless coloration technology and a first major customer in Adidas.

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Indonesian fibre maker achieves certification

Asia Pacific Fibers, an integrated polyester producer, has become the first manufacturer in Indonesia to have achieved the UV Standard 801 certification regarding its polyester...

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Alliance launched to promote plant-based fibres

Three companies developing plant-based textile fibres sourced from the Philippines have created a marketing organisation to link producers such as themselves with the fashion industry.

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Uzbek firm to build cotton processing plant in Azerbaijan

Uzbek manufacturer of cotton-cleaning equipment Pahtamash plans to build a plant in Azerbaijan.

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European project promotes sustainable production in Armenia

A project launched in December, funded by Eurochambres and jointly implemented by the Union of Manufacturers and Businessmen of Armenia and the Lithuanian Apparel and...

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Saitex opens environmentally friendly fabric mill in Vietnam

Saitex has opened a new fabric mill, located some 40 minutes from its cut-and-sew factory outside Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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