Archive: April 2023

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New clothing facility inaugurated in Kyrgyzstan

A new clothing production facility has been opened at the Baika Textile factory in the Kara-Suu district of Kyrgyzstan’s Osh oblast, reports the US Embassy.

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Inclusion of traditional Albanian dress on UNESCO cultural heritage list

An item of traditional Albanian clothing has been included in UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list.

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Toray promotes use of recycled polyester fibre at Penang State schools

In partnership with the Penang State Government’s Green Initiative, the Penang Green Council and other recycling and manufacturing establishments in Malaysia, Toray Group companies in...

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A&E to close sewing thread factory in Slovenia

US-based industrial and consumer sewing thread maker American & Efird plans to close the factory of its Slovenian subsidiary A&E Europe in Maribor by this...

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European Wool Day held in Serbia

The third European Wool Day, established by the European Wool Exchange Foundation, took place in April in Zlatibor, Serbia.

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German brand gives €100,000 to workers of bankrupt factory

German clothing group sOliver has given €100,000 (US$110,000) to 2,000 former workers of the Jaba Garmindo garment factory in Indonesia, who are reported to be...

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Israeli sock maker to move production from Bulgaria to Turkey

Delta Textile – Bulgaria, the largest producer of socks in the country, is to close its production facility in Ruse, and move it to its...

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EU urged to stop funding Made in Myanmar project

The Myanmar Labour Alliance, a coalition of trade union federations and labour organisations, is urging the EU Commission and the European Parliament to stop funding...

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Nearly half of all Latvian used clothing imports are ‘close to garbage’

According to the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia, the country imports on average more than 30,000 tonnes a year of clothing, footwear and household textiles.

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Cambodia’s exports of garments, footwear and travel drop 23% in Q1

Cambodia’s exports of garments, footwear and travel goods decreased by 22.

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