| India : Textile exporters demand ban on cotton waste exports (January 13, 11)|
The Madurai Textile Exporters Association has urged the government to impose a ban on export of cotton waste in order to trim down the cotton yarn prices, and has also given the suggestion to regulate raw cotton exports so as to safeguard the domestic textile firms.
| India : Cotton export cap review on Friday (January 13, 11)|
The government will consider raising the cap on cotton exports from 5.5 million bales in a meeting of secretaries on Friday.
| USA : India's cotton export quota may be enhanced (January 12, 11)|
The deadline set by the Indian Ministry of Commerce & Trade for allotment of permits to export 2.5 million bales (170 kg each) ended on Monday. Till evening, no allotment was made. even as traders were hopeful that by midnight, Commerce Ministry will make the allotments so that physical shipment can begin tomorrow.
| Thailand : Garment sector needs incentives for foreign investment (January 12, 11)|
The President of the Thai Garment Manufacturers Associations (TGMA) – Sukij Kongpiyacharn said that Board of Investments (BoI) should transform its role from only managing overseas investment in Thailand to promote investment in foreign countries.
| India : Investments in Gujarat textile sector set to treble (January 12, 11)|
Investments in the high employment generator; textile sector is expected to receive a boost from the Vibrant Gujarat Summit beginning tomorrow. Investment proposals already received and for the which Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) have crossed the Rs 200 billion mark, up from Rs 84 billion in the previous summit in 2009.
| India : Government mulls more sops for textile exports (January 12, 11)|
The government is considering more export sops for the textile industry, especially readymade garment producers who are still struggling to regain their foothold in the demand-hit traditional markets of the US and the European Union.