| India : India's textile exports seen falling below target in 2010-11 as well news (November 17, 10)|
Textile exports from the country is expected to fall far short of the targeted $25.49 billion for the 2010-11 financial year with exports reaching only $7.58 billion in the first four months of the current fiscal (April-July).
| India : Decision on raising cotton exports cap on Dec 13: Khullar (December 09, 10)|
The government will decide whether to hike the cap on cotton exports in the current season beyond the existing ceiling of 55 lakh bales on December 13, Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar said today.
| India : Tirupur Exporters (December 09, 10)|
The Tirupur Exporters' Association (TEA) today resigned from membership of the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI), a textile manufacturers' trade association.
| Faisalabad : Textile industry to collapse if zero-rating facility not allowed (December 08, 10)|
Chairman, Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PHMA) North Zone, Chaudhry Salamat Ali has said value added textile industry will collapse if the zero rating facility is not allowed in proposed Reformed General Sales Tax (RGST) regime.
| Pakistan : Pakistan needs duty free access to US markets (December 08, 10)|
Pakistan needs greater trade access in the USA and EU markets in order to fight against terrorism, joblessness and corruption, said Javed Chinoy, Chairman Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association. “If we can overcome and win these internal wars, external threats will be much easier to handle and win, which will be beneficial for the whole world,” he said while speaking at the Career Development Centre for garment industry at Pakistan Readymade Garments Technical Institute facilitated by USAID.
| India : Indian firms eager to cash on rising Bt cotton seed demand in Pakistan (December 08, 10)|
Pakistan has decided to permit commercial cultivation of Bt cotton, following which the Indian seeds firms are gearing up to take advantage of the rising demand for Bt cotton seeds for the purpose of field-trial.