| Bangladesh : Bangladesh increases garment workers (July 28, 10)|
Bangladesh will almost double the minimum wage for its garment workers, a wage board official says, following months of violent protests over pay.
| Karachi : APTMA hails removal of 15 percent duty on yarn export (July 28, 10)|
All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has hailed the decision of removal of 15 percent Regulatory Duty on yarn export by the Cabinet Committee on Textile.
| Vietnam : Garment and textile exports reach $5.87b (July 27, 10)|
The garment and textile industry is estimated to have achieved revenue of US$5.87 billion in the first seven months of this year, up 17.3 per cent over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
| Pakistan : Paramount sets up 10 new Thies dyeing machines (July 27, 10)|
Paramount Spinning Mills (Yarn Dyeing unit), which is a part of Pakistanís Gulistan Group, has set up 10 Thies dyeing machines, to meet with their growth targets, across wide range of goods produced by the group and for its exports business in dyed yarns.
| Pakistan : PRGMEA calls meeting to identify customs related issues (July 27, 10)|
The Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) called a dinner meeting on July 23, 2010 to identify their membersí issues related to Customs and invited Mr. Munir Qureshi, Member (Customs) Federal Board of Revenue, as a chief guest.
| India : Maharashtra expects rise in paddy, cotton output (July 27, 10)|
With nearly 90 per cent completion of sowing for the kharif season due to statewide rainfall, Maharashtra expects rise in the production of paddy, cotton, tur and maize during 2010-11.