| India : Textile & clothing exports may surge 10 pc next fiscal (January 08, 11)|
The textile and clothing industry is expected to register 10 percent exports growth in the financial year 2011-12, said Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI), Secretary General, D.K. Nair recently.
| Taiwan : Polyester goods to benefit from China-Taiwan FTA (January 07, 11)|
Exports of 136 textiles from Taiwan to the mainland will enjoy low tariff concessions after the ECFA is formally implemented. Taiwan's industry says that tariff reduction for bulk exports of Taiwan's polyester fabrics will increase Taiwan's competitiveness.
| Islamabad : Textile exports increase by 26.88pc in 5 months (January 07, 11)|
Textile group export registered an increase of 26.88 percent during the period from July to November 2010 as compare to the same period of last financial year. According to the data available with Federal Bureau of Statistics (FBS) the export of raw cotton increased by 15.43 percent as about 49,688 metric tons of raw cotton was exported worth US$ 121.433 million where as about 95,056 metric tons of the commodity at total cost of US$ 108.514 million .
| India : Board raises cotton output estimate (January 07, 11)|
The Cotton Advisory Board (CAB) has raised 2010-11 (October-September) production estimate to 32.9 million bales (1 bale=170 kg) from the 32.5 million bales forecast in August, says Anil Joshi, chairman, CAB and textile commissioner.
| India : 'Govt. to make NTC flag-bearer of textile sector' (January 07, 11)|
Union Minister for Textiles, Dayanidhi Maran Wednesday said that the government is committed to make the National Textile Corporation (NTC) a world-class eco-friendly integrated textile company and flag-bearer of the sector.
| Egypt : Apparel & textile exports to US registers hike (January 06, 11)|
The export of apparels and textile products from Egypt to United States registered a hike of 13 percent from January to October, last year thereby touching $857 million as against $770 million recorded over the corresponding period in 2009.