Once called as Manchester of the East, Ahmedabad is emerging as a major centre for manufacturing cotton garments across India. Low overhead costs and conducive city infrastructure are drawing key manufacturers to the city.

The RMG sector central fund are not getting the expected amount of deposit as a good number of factories including the units located in the country’s export processing zones refrain from contributing to the workers’ welfare fund, labour ministry officials said.

Hanoi, Jul 19 Like a some nations, Vietnam''s key commodities, including apparel, leather and footwear are forecast to be hurt by the US-China trade war, which began on July 6 when the US imposed new tariffs on a majority of Chinese imports worth nearly 34 billion USD.

Shopping for foreign made garments could become more expensive as India has doubled its import duty on several textile products.

WINTERTHUR, Switzerland - Rieter’s sales increased to CHF 515.3 million in the first half of 2018, an increase of 24% compared to the previous year period (first half year 2017: CHF 415.2 million). This increase resulted from the organic growth of the Business Groups Machines & Systems and After Sales and the acquisitive growth of the Business Group Components.

Online apparel sales are on the rise, and online-only retailers are increasingly stealing share from other channels.