| India : SIMA slams call for ban on yarn exports (November 18, 10)|
Southern India Mills Association (SIMA) termed as ‘totally misleading and baseless’ the call for a one day strike by knitwear, garment and powerloom manufacturers associations on November 19,demanding a ban on cotton yarn exports due to yarn scarcity. SIMA said mills are ready to supply any quantity and any count.
| India : Garments manufacturers to protest against rising cotton prices (November 18, 10)|
Protesting against rising prices of cotton and cotton yarn, the apparel industry will keep its operations shut on Thursday, Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has said.
| Ghana : Textile importers to seek permission to check piracy (November 16, 10)|
Importers of textiles will soon be required to send samples of the products they intend to import to a vetting committee for approval before being allowed to import them. Mr Appiah Donyina, Chairman of a Joint Task Force put in place to curb the menace of importation of pirated Ghanaian textile prints, said this at Kpone on Monday.
| China : Cotton price, an everyday threat to textile industry (November 16, 10)|
Cotton prices in China escalate almost on a daily basis, scaring out the textile and garment industry, which have the fiber as a core crude material, according to reports from the People's Daily Monday.
| Pakistan : APTMA demands continuity of zero rate tax regimes for textile industry (November 16, 10)|
Acting Chairman All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Shahzad Ali Khan has urged continuity of zero rate tax regime for textile industry.
| India : Garment exports return to positive trend in September (November 16, 10)|
After lacklustre performance for four months, India's apparel exports returned to a growth trajectory expanding year-on-year by 2.5 per cent to $743 million in September helped by rising demand from the US.