| Islamabad : APTMA hails Zardariís statement on free trade (July 26, 10)|
All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has hailed the statement of President Asif Ali Zardari that he believes in free trade policy and all sectors of textile chain should be provided level playing field. The statement was made by the president at the ground breaking ceremony of Karachi Garment City at the Chief Ministerís House on Friday in response to the request of Aziz Memon that only finished goods should be exported and all raw material exports should be banned.
| India : Cotton farmers opt for double-gene Bt technology (July 26, 10)|
The widespread acceptability of Bt technology among India's cotton farmers is a recognised reality today
| India : Textiles Ministry to promote silk, handicrafts during CWG (July 26, 10)|
The government will launch an aggressive campaign to promote Indian silk among sports persons, spectators and officials at the Commonwealth Games.
| Karachi : Textile machinery imports rise 40.75% in 2009-10 (July 23, 10)|
Textile machinery imports jumped to $297 million in the financial year 2009-10 from $211 million in the previous financial, registering a growth of 40.75 percent.
| Pakistan : Cotton yarn exports rise 71 percent (July 23, 10)|
Pakistan`s total exports from July 2009 till June 2010; the fiscal year 2010, amounted to $19.38 billion, an increase of 9.58 per cent as compared to the same period last year.
| India : Cotton, MMF should have equal taxation system Ė Textile Min (July 23, 10)|
Creating a strong case for equality in tax between cotton and man-made fibre, the Textile Ministry will soon be presenting the draft national fibre policy to the Cabinet, probably next month, informed a senior official from the Textile Ministry.