India: New policy to regulate functioning of used clothing by SEZs

The Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Division, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, has prescribed a new policy to regulate...

Commerce Secretary Inaugurates Course on WTO at IIFT

Commerce Secretary S R Rao inaugurated WTO’s Regional Trade Policy Course (RTPC) being organized by the WTO and the Centre for WTO Studies, Indian...

Maharashtra: Favorable destination for investment in textile industry

Maharashtra has emerged as the most attractive destination for new investments in textile sector compared to other peer states in India. The state offers...

India`s TUFS to boost investment in the weaving sector

The Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) which was approved by the Indian Government yesterday for the 12th Five Year Plan period of 2012-2017 to...

Bangladesh: Commerce Ministry, apparel exporters seek exemption from 12% CVD in India

Even as Bangladesh’s apparel exports enjoy duty-free access to India, the 12% countervailing duty (CVD) imposed by the Indian government is hurting trade. The CVD...

Vietnam: Requirements lowered for preferential customs treatment

From August 1, 2013, Vietnamese companies, engaged in the export and import of goods, get better preferential treatment from customs authorities. The Vietnamese Ministry...

Vietnam: Regulatory changes affecting foreign retail enterprises

A recent circular from the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade, impacts the operations of foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) in the country:  If a foreign...

Brazil: Import duty on POY down to 2%

Indian polyester yarn exporters have something to cheer about. Brazil, India’s second largest export market for POY after Egypt, has brought down its import...

India, Bangladesh sign MoU on Textile Sector Collaboration

Cotton Purchase Agreement in the pipelineIndia and Bangladesh have signed a MoU on Textiles Sector Collaboration to further enhance cooperation in the textile sector,...

US works towards seamless renewal of AGOA

The US government will work towards seamless renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act, which is set to expire in 2015. The program...

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