| India : Knitwear exporters in Tirupur close shop (December 14, 10)|
Around 20 per cent of the units, with revenues between Rs 1 crore and Rs 10 crore, have shut down due to rising cost of raw materials and other inputs.
| UK : Child labour call over cotton firms (December 13, 10)|
The Government has been urged to investigate two British cotton traders accused of breaching international guidelines on child slavery.
| Karachi : Government making efforts to import best cotton seeds: minister (December 13, 10)|
Federal Minister for Textile Industry, Rana Muhammad Farooq Saeed Khan has said that he has advised finance minister and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) not to touch zero rated sectors under Reformed General Sales Tax (RGST)
| India : Tirupur exporters, banks explore out of court settlement (December 13, 10)|
Tirupur exporters, who are facing a loss of Rs 300 crore from the foreign exchange derivative products of 2007, are exploring their options having gone through the doorsteps of courts, regulators, political leaders for three years.
| India : Japanese textile delegation to visit India from Dec 16-18 (December 10, 10)|
A delegation from Japan consisting of members from the textile, clothing and fashion industry, including representatives from the government will be visiting India and meeting a wide range of leading importers, traders, manufacturers and designers as well as representatives of organizations including CMAI, TEXPROCIL & AEPC during their visit to Mumbai from December 16 to 18, 2010.
| India : CITI urges govt. to review decision on cotton exports (December 10, 10)|
The Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) has urged the government to monitor the cotton export situation carefully as actual production of cotton this year may be less than even 300 lakh bales against CAB's earlier estimates of 325 lakh bales.