BVTEX 2020 : A Much-Needed Virtual Exhibition Platform For The Textile Industry

The Covid-19 outbreak is a human tragedy and has a growing impact on the global economy. The global pandemic has forever changed our behaviors as customers,...

UK Blocks Merger Of JD Sports And Footasylum

The UK's competition regulator, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked the sports fashion retailer JD Sports' already completed purchase of sportswear retailer...

WRAP Funds £1.5 Million For Projects Fighting Textile Waste

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has relaunched its grant fund of £1.5 million for "imaginative projects" intending to tackle barriers to textile...

Untreated Textile Effluents Pollute Rivers In Mumbai Metropolitan Region

Despite the Supreme Court (SC) being apprised of high pollution levels in Ulhas and Waldhuni rivers near Mumbai, untreated effluents continue to be discharged...

Maharashtra Govt Offers Guarantee To Mahafed’s Rs 1,000 Cr Loan

In a major decision that will help clear the cotton procurement dues of farmers, the Maharashtra State Cabinet gave a nod to offering government...

Cambodia Seeks FTAs To Counter Loss Of Duty-Free Access To EU

FTA negotiations with China expected to be completed by end of the year, while negotiations to commence soon with South Korea.Following the conclusion of...

Cambodia Cuts Online Business Registration Approval Time To Eight Days

In Cambodia, the lead time to register an enterprise is to be cut from three months to just eight days, following the recent launch...

Australia’s Cotton Area Lowest Since The 1970s

Australia's cotton crop area has plunged to the smallest in four decades as years of drought slashed growers' access to water and prevented planting.As...

Forced Labour Persists In Uzbekistan’s Cotton Fields

Uzbekistan has made important strides in reducing the use of forced labour in its cotton sector, but has yet to eliminate it completely, according...

Maharashtra Govt Procures 50% Of Cotton In State

More procurement centres, gin and press units helped Maharashtra clock a five-year high in terms of government procurement of cotton. With over 92% payment...

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