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          Christian Dior, Nike, and Inditex have topped Forbes' 2017 Global 2000 list as the largest apparel companies. Forbes’ annual and comprehensive list of the world’s largest and most valuable public companies is based on a composite score of revenues, profits, assets, and market value of the companies. This year, 28 retail names made to the top of the list. 

          As many as 3,26,471 direct and 4,24,412 indirect jobs were created in the sector in the last fiscal, according to the estimate. 26 May, 2017.

          MoU signed; 300 foreign buyers and 150 Indian buying houses and agents to participate in the event. 26 May, 2017.

          Helly Hansen, a global leader in sailing apparel, has become the exclusive apparel provider for the US sailing team through 2020. Sailing has been at the core of Helly Hansen. The first products offered by it protected Norwegian mariners from challenging nordic weather. The brand makes technical improvements through innovation and use of latest technologies. 

          Birla Cellulose, the pulp and fibre business of the Aditya Birla Group, had recently organised a technical symposium on the current trends in textiles, in Dhaka. Technologists from Birla Cellulose discussed the various aspects of man-made cellulose fibre at the event. It was attended by global brands, RMG exporters, fabricators, spinners, designers and more.

          In a bid to improve the exports of Pakistan textile industry, the Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) has appealed Pakistan government for allocation of Rs 60 billion in the federal budget for 2017-18 to be presented on 26th May 2017. Further, it has also requested for discharge of pending benefits of the exporters.