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A procurement committee from the European branch of the global e-commerce giant Amazon has arrived in Denizli, an industrial city in southwestern Turkey dubbed as "the capital of textile," to meet with Turkish exporters and visit home textile companies.

Indonesia’s textile-related exports are projected to reach $15 billion by 2019 and will employ 3.11 million people, industry minister Airlangga Hartanto has said. The sector’s annual production capacity will rise to 1,638 tonnes by then, he told the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) Conference held in Nusa Dua, Bali, recently. 

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has forged a new partnership between its Vogue Designer Fashion Fund and China’s largest retailer JD.com Inc. that will allow British design talent engage with the Chinese market and increase its footprint there. JD.com launched JD Fashion early this year to expand its global fashion presence and bring more brands to China. 

Iran ranks eighth in silk farming. China, where sericulture had begun four thousand years ago, on the basis of historical information, remains the main habitat of white cocoon while Iran has been the natural territory for the yellow cocoon, according to an Iranian news agency report. Over the past three years, silk farming has been growing in Iran. 

LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America today introduced its latest wide-format textile printer designed to deliver high-speed, reliable productivity for digital dye-sublimation transfers for a range of polyester textile and apparel applications. The new 64-inch Epson SureColor® F9370 delivers industrial-level production with speeds up to 1,169 square feet/hour1 and features an integrated new fabric wiping system coupled with a highly accurate roll-to-roll media support system to handle economical lightweight transfer papers.

Exports of British fashion goods rose to £10.7 billion in 2016, the highest on record, indicating a clear demand for such goods, with the United States, Hong Kong and Australia — the top three buyers of British fashion brands outside Europe — consuming more than £1 billion worth of exports in that year, says the UK Department for International Trade (DIT).