| Islamabad : Textile exports up 26.88% in five months: FBS (January 06, 11)|
Textile group export registered an increase of 26.88 percent during the period from July to November 2010 as compared to the same period of last financial year.
| India : Govt. committed to make NTC a world-class textile company: Maran (January 06, 11)|
Union Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran on Wednesday said 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 and the ongoing revival-cum-modernisation steps by the NTC are aimed at this goal.
| India : India-Japan EPA will boost textile trade, Director - METI (January 06, 11)|
“Once the EPA is signed, most of the products traded between the countries will attract zero percent duty and will help boost textile trade and as a first step we would like to aggressively promote Japanese textiles in the Indian market”, said a top official of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan.
| India : Bt cotton helps Gujarat top in production (December 31, 10)|
Mr Narendrabhai N. Limbasaya of Kotada Nayan village in Gujarat's Rajkot district has been growing cotton on 15 acres of land he owns for the last 7-8 years. Unlike in the previous years, he had to face problems this year due to unseasonal rain.
| India : Shortage of cotton in store as arrivals drop (December 31, 10)|
Cotton has risen by 1,000 per candy (a candy weighs 256 kg) in the last two days and traders suspect a shortage for a fortnight. Arrivals have dropped due to unseasonal rains while domestic mills are buying aggressively ahead of the government decision to allow exports. Bulk of the buying is by south Indian mills.
| India : India cotton export plan evokes mixed reactions (December 31, 10)|
India’s $62 billion textile industry is heavily concerned over government’s plan to extent exports of cotton.