| Faisalabad : Hike in cotton yarn, polyester prices: powerloom owners hold rally (November 13, 10)|
Powerloom owners and knitters observed complete strike on Friday, and took out protest rally against the price hike of cotton yarn and polyester yarn, the levy plan of the Reformed General Sales Tax (RGST) regime and flood surcharge.
| UAE : Developing countries to spark growth in global textile market (November 13, 10)|
A total of 3,000 contract textile buyers and visitors from Dubai, UAE emirates and Middle East countries will visit Heimtextil 2011, an international trade fair for home and contract textiles, according to Messe Frankfurt, organizers of the trade fair for home and contract textiles being held in Frankfurt, Germany from January 12 to 15, 2011.
| India : NITRA handles projects on Protective Textiles (November 13, 10)|
Technical Textiles is fast emerging as the most potential segment of textile industry in these days. Realizing this fact the Ministry of Textiles has asked NITRA and IIT Delhi to set up a Centre of Excellence (Protech) at NITRA with NITRA as lead partner. The centre will have complete infrastructure facilities to help the entrepreneurs. The process of procuring equipment for setting up the fire testing laboratory is in full swing to make the centre at NITRA operational by end 2010.
| Pakistan : Cotton prices surge to all-time high (November 12, 10)|
Cotton prices in the local market surged to another record high on Wednesday owing to rising international prices and supply constraints following Indiaís decision to halt exports.
| Pakistan : Textile sector profit grows by massive 295 percent (November 12, 10)|
The profit of Pakistanís textile sector grew by 295 percent in the first quarter of 2010-11 (1QFY11) to Rs7.2 billion over the same quarter of last year.
| India : Centre likely to decide on cotton exports next week (November 12, 10)|
Industry, textile ministry for freeze, as global prices rise.