| India : India caps cotton exports to help industry (December 08, 10)|
India Government capped cotton yarn exports from India limiting it to 720,000 metric tons (MT).
| India : NITMA flays Govt decision to stop export registration of cotton yarn (December 07, 10)|
Northern India Textile Mills Association (NITMA) President, Shri Ashish Bagrodia has flayed the government's decision to stop registration of cotton yarn exports from 1st December 2010 after registrations have reached a figure of 720 mln kgs. In a press release, Shri Ashish Bagrodia said, “The entire spinning industry is shocked at such arbitrary decisions and policing actions taken by a government led by our Hon'ble Prime Minister, Shri Manmohan Singh who has always advocated free trade and is a leader of economic liberalization”.
| India : No India-EU free trade accord during PM (December 07, 10)|
The much-awaited free trade agreement (FTA) between India and the European Union is unlikely to be ready for inking when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits Brussels for a summit with the 27-nation bloc Friday, German Ambassador Thomas Matussek said here on Monday.
| India : Surat to bridge divide between traditional & smart textiles (December 07, 10)|
The biggest textile hub in India; Surat is expected to undergo a generational change in the textile products it has been churning out since decades. For the first time, the entrepreneurs of the city are planning a foray in to a new generation of smart textiles.
| India : FIASWI demands cap on export of polyester yarn (December 07, 10)|
The Federation of Indian Art Silk Weaving Industry (FIASWI) has demanded a cap on the export of polyester yarn in order to rescue the domestic textile users from the phenomenal price rise.
| India : Cotton prices bleed textile firms (December 07, 10)|
Besides soaring prices, small and medium players are also facing a shortage of yarn this year