| India : India has skill issues in textile industry (October 30, 10)|
Textiles Intelligence is a company based in Manchester, UK, that was formed in 1992 as a spin-off of the intelligence unit of Economist. It currently brings out four leading publications on the global textile industry.
| Bangladesh : Govt takes measures to check yarn prices (October 30, 10)|
The Government of Bangladesh is taking all the necessary steps to restraint the yarn prices in the domestic market. This was assured by the Commerce Minister M Faruk Khan.
| India : Exportable cotton yarn surplus at 7.2 lakh tonne (October 30, 10)|
The Cotton Yarn Advisory Board has fixed India’s exportable surplus at 7.2 lakh tonne in a meeting in Mumbai on Friday. Out of the 7.2 lakh tonne exportable surplus only 5.3 lakh tonne have been registered so far and 3.9 lakh tonne have been shipped in the past seven months, data available with the office of the textile commissioner shows.
| India : Cotton steals the show with 74% returns in 2010 (October 30, 10)|
Cotton may be called commodity of the year as it has given the highest return so far in this calendar. When compared with other commodities that are part of the largely-tracked comdex-CRB Index internationally, cotton has performed the best, showing 74% returns in 2010. Coffee comes next with 45% return. Other commodities like silver yielded 40.31% returns, corn (25.93%), nickel (24.68%), live cattle (23.03%), gold (21.22%) and orange juice have 20.56% returns.
| Pakistan : Govt urged to clear pending R&D claims (October 29, 10)|
The government has been requested to instantly clear the pending 60 percent Research and Development (R&D) claims for 2008-09 and to give directions to the banks not to ask for mark-ups on loans granted in 2009.
| Pakistan : APTEA stops purchasing cotton yarn (October 29, 10)|
After inflation witnessed in the price of cotton yarn in local market, All Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (APTEA) has decided stopping its purchase for a week from Thursday, media reported.