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          Asian Textile Machinery Expo (ATME) India will be the first ever exhibition on textile, garment machinery and related services in New Delhi, capital of the second largest textile exporter country, India. The exhibition will take place from November 24-27, 2017 and is being conceptualised with a strong belief in the Indian government's Make in India scheme.

          Russian regions, especially Ivanovo and St. Petersburg, are turning out to be the main players in driving forward both the light industry (as the Russian textile and apparel industry is called) and fashion. The Ivanovo region, located in the European part of the country, accounts for 80 per cent of the entire Russia’s cotton fabric manufacturing.

          Hosiery major Dollar Industries Limited registered a turnover of Rs 906 crore for the FY 2016-17 as against Rs 830 crore during the previous year of FY 2015-16, as per the audited financial result, recording a revenue growth of 9.15 per cent. Revenue for Q4 FY17 was Rs 282 crore, witnessing a growth of 23.24 per cent as against Rs 229 crore for Q4 FY16.

          India remains the fastest growing economy in the world – economic fundamentals are strong, and reform momentum continues. GST is on track for implementation in the second quarter of the fiscal year, and is expected to yield substantial growth dividends from higher efficiencies, and raise more revenues in the long term, says a new World Bank report.

          The Garment Show of India, one of the fastest growing exhibitions for the apparel retail industry of the country, will host over 100 exhibitors, comprising leading brands and manufacturers and retailers of a variety of products like ladies tops, trousers, leggings, denims, men’s shirts, blazers and more. The event will be held in Delhi from June 4-6, 2017.

          Cotton Association of India (CAI) has retained its earlier estimate of cotton crop for 2016-17 crop year beginning October 1, 2016, at 340.5 lakh bales of 170 kg each. The projected balance sheet drawn by the CAI, in its April estimate, projects total cotton supply for the season at 410.50 lakh bales while domestic consumption is pegged at 300 lakh bales.