| India : Global cotton industry criticizes India over export restrictions (October 28, 10)|
India’s decision to restrict cotton exports to 55 lakh bales this season is facing criticism from global cotton industry representatives and is being charged as a violation of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.
| Bangladesh : Steps to rein in prices of yarn being taken (October 27, 10)|
The government is taking measures to rein in the prices of yarn in the local market, Commerce Minister M Faruk Khan said Tuesday.
| Pakistan : PRGMEA seeks release of pending R&D claims (October 27, 10)|
Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) Chairman Ejaz Khokhar has urged the government to immediately release pending 60 percent R&D claims for 2008-09 and also issue instructions to the banks not to charge mark-up on loans in 2009.
| India : PM''s intervention sought for postponement of cotton export (October 27, 10)|
The Tirupur Exporters'' Association yesterday requested Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to immediately intervene and postpone cotton exports to January 15 and ban cotton yarn exports, to ensure its availability in the domestic market.
| India : GEA expressed serious concern for rising value of rupee (October 27, 10)|
The Garments Exporters Association (GEA) has expressed serious concern on appreciation of Indian rupee by over seven per cent within two months. The development has brought cheers to importers and fears to exporters who are not happy as they are now getting less rupees per dollar, resulting in sharp decline in overseas realisations.
| India : International denim conference this month-end (October 26, 10)|
A two-day international denim conference will be held at IIM-Ahmedabad on October 29 and 30, the Ahmedabad unit of Textile Association of India (TAI) announced on Monday.