| India : Govt eases cotton export controls (August 18, 10)|
India, the world's second-largest cotton producer, has relaxed export controls on the fibre as good monsoon rains have raised prospects of higher local output and stable prices, government and trade officials said.
| India : Duty and curbs on cotton exports to go from Oct 1: Commerce Secretary (August 18, 10)|
The government today said curbs on cotton exports and the Rs 2,500 per tonne duty on the shipments of the natural fibre would go from October 1.
| India : India's inflation rate eases to 9.97 % for July (August 17, 10)|
India's headline annual rate of inflation, based on the monthly Wholesale Price Index (WPI), eased to 9.97 per cent for the month of July as compared to 10.55 per cent for the previous month, an official statement said here today, quoting provisional data.
| Vietnam : Garment sector cashes in on bulk orders (August 17, 10)|
Export orders for Vietnamese leather and footwear have increased by 15-16 percent so far compared to a year earlier, says Diep Thanh Kiet, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso).
| India : Freeze on tech upgrade scheme begins to hurt textile sector (August 17, 10)|
Textile industry players are putting investment plans on the backburner
| India : TUFS suspension affecting investments in textiles (August 17, 10)|
The textiles industry on Monday asked the government to restore the textiles modernisation subsidy scheme as its suspension has severely affected fresh investments in the sector.