Textile manufacturers here seem not very impressed with the offers of incentives and infrastructure support extended by the Uttar Pradesh Government to them to establish production units there.

Pakistan has been participating in every single edition of Texworld/Apparel Sourcing Paris. Around 26 Fabric and Garments Entrepreneurs from Pakistan participated in the fair. Among them; eleven participated through Trade Development Authority of Pakistan. Ambassador of Pakistan to France, Moin-ul-Haque visited exhibitors and shown satisfaction on the products displayed in said fair.

Aditya Birla Group-owned Grasim Industries, the only producer of the Viscose staple fibre (VSF) in the country, has earmarked more than Rs 3,500 crore on expanding the output of VSF that finds key use in making textiles.

IITExpo-Colombo 2018,a three day event organized by Powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL) showcasing textiles of India, to take place next week in Colombo. This is for the third time the event is being held in Sri Lanka, previous event held in 2013 & 2017.

The China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recently inked an agreement to promote responsible business in global textile and apparel supply chains. The joint vision will connect efforts by suppliers, brands and buyers, creating more synergy, said CNTAC vice president Chen Dapeng. 

The trading activity at cotton market remained lackluster on Wednesday as leading buyers kept to the sidelines amid uncertain outlook. Barring a few deals finalised by some small spinners. Slow demand for cotton yarn and grey cloth from the value-added textile sector discouraged spinners from further adding lint to their inventory.