| China : China`s textile machinery imports climb 76% in Jan - May 2010 (August 10, 10)|
Imports of textile machinery into Mainland China during January-May 2010 increased by 76.78% year-on-year to US$1,492.18 million.
| China : China`s Yarn production rise 17% in H1 (August 10, 10)|
The China National Bureau of Statistics reported that the nationís production of spun yarn during January-June 2010 (producers larger than a certain scale) increased by 17% year-on-year to 12,696,916 tons. Of this, cotton yarn rose by 15.8% to 9,719,200 tons, along with cotton blends by 13.7% to 1,241,448 tons, and man-made fiber yarn by 26.5% to 1,736,269 tons.
| India : Textile industry seeks sops on exports (August 10, 10)|
The Indian textile and clothing industry is seeking export incentives in the upcoming annual review of Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) of 2009-2014 which is expected to be announced by this month-end as the key export markets such as US and Europe are still struggling to fully recover from economic downturn.
| India : Textile sector witnesses 11% hike in FDI for 2009 (August 10, 10)|
As compared to 2008, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in textile sector in India for 2009 has gone up by 11 percent to Rs 9.687 billion. FDI in textile sector during 2008 was recorded at Rs 8.696 billion.
| Bangladesh : Bangladesh's garment workers return to factories (August 06, 10)|
Garment workers in Bangladesh have returned to work after protests and street battles which followed a proposed pay rise.
| India : Cotton exports grew 137 per cent at 83 lakh bales in 2009-10 (August 06, 10)|
Cotton exports increased 137 per cent to 83 lakh bales, of 170 kg each, during the crop year October-September 2009-10, over the previous year.