| India : Jute mills to move court over textiles ministry report (October 08, 10)|
With the Union textiles ministry scrapping the Tariff Commission (TC)'s report of 2009 on fair price of jute bags, prominent jute mill owners have decided to take the legal recourse to redress their grievances and ensure the implementation of the TC report.
| India : Govt may raise cotton export cap if output exceeds estimates (October 08, 10)|
Commerce ministry says exports beyond 5.5 million bales will attract duty.
| Islamabad : Lack of funds: Ministry facing problems in implementing Textile Policy 2009-14 (October 07, 10)|
Due to inadequate funds, Textile Ministry is facing problems in the implementation of textile policy (2009-14), it is learnt reliably. Textile policy may not achieve the desired results as the government has allocated Rs 7.5 billion against a demand of Rs 46 billion for different initiatives of the policy, informed sources in the Textile Ministry
| India : Textiles Minister launches handloom, handicrafts fair (October 07, 10)|
Coinciding with the Commonwealth Games, Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran today inaugurated a handloom and handicrafts fair showcasing India''s heritage to the tourists visiting the capital.
| India : Textiles Competition, high input cost to hit cos hard (October 07, 10)|
Although the stocks of textile companies have seen buoyancy in the past three months, they have lagged the gains seen in the broader market. Going ahead, the underperformance is likely to continue given the rising cotton prices and the slowdown in India’s garment exports to the US.
| India : Textile manufacturers call for further government protection (October 07, 10)|
An umbrella group of Indian textile manufacturing associations has called on the Indian government to provide additional support for its members, even though it has secured a medium-term cotton export ban to January 2011.