| India : Sops to save export jobs on agenda (December 27, 10)|
The government is planning to offer additional export incentives to the struggling labour intensive sectors such as tea, handicrafts and readymade garments in the first half of January.
| India : Unseasoned rain destroys Orissa's cotton crop (December 27, 10)|
An untimely heavy downpour have destroyed cotton crop in Orissa's Rayagada District.
| India : Oswal seeks separate policy for textile industry (December 27, 10)|
SP Oswal, Chairman, Vardhman Group of Mills, has said that the recent ban on registration of export of cotton yarn by the government was not in the spinning industry’s interest.
| India : Technical textile industry deserves tax sops: FICCI (December 27, 10)|
Growth-supportive sops, including tax incentives, should be given to exploit the huge potential of the country's technical textiles industry, which is in a nascent stage, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) says.
| India : Textile machinery sector rejoices textile boom (December 25, 10)|
Last few quarters have witnessed a strong revival in the textile sector of the country which has benefited the textile machinery segment, particularly the ones that source the spinning and weaving industries.
| India : Panipat home furnishing industry in frenzy over cotton prices (December 25, 10)|
With the government’s decision to issue fresh permits for exporting the remaining 2.5 million bales of cotton in January, cotton prices have started going up again