| India : Continued buying by mills, exporters sees cotton bloom (August 06, 10)|
Cotton prices strengthened to Rs 30,000-30,200 a candy (of 356 kg) as mills and exporters continued to make purchases. According to market sources, prices are expected to rule firm and are unlikely to fall below Rs 29,500 this month.
| India : Skill development scheme for textile workers announced (August 06, 10)|
Union Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran on Thursday launched a new scheme to improve the skills of workers in the various segments of the textile industry.
| India : Indian tech textile ind to grow 12 pc YoY, says govt official (August 05, 10)|
The Indian technical textile industry catering to technical performance and functional properties in various segments, is likely to grow at a rate of 12 per cent year-on-year, a senior government official said.
| India : Garment cos shift focus to domestic retail market (August 04, 10)|
Call it a stitch in time. Several apparel and fashion accessory manufacturers catering to global brands are increasingly shifting their focus to the domestic retail market due to slowing overseas demand and rising consumption at home.
| India : Mumbai mill land sold for Rs 474cr (August 02, 10)|
The National Textiles Corporation (NTC), which has reaped a windfall by selling off its properties in Mumbai since 2005, got another Rs 474 crore in its kitty on Saturday after Indiabulls Real Estate bagged the 2.3-acre Poddar mill at Worli Naka. The reserve price was fixed at Rs 250 crore.
| Karachi : Buyers of textile products from US expected in September (August 02, 10)|
To secure market access for textile products abroad negotiation for bilateral agreements with EU and the US is actively taken up by the Ministry of Commerce as there is a ready market of our products in these regions. The statement was made by Zafar Mahmood, Secretary, Ministry of Commerce during his visit to All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma).