Monthly Archives: January 2014

SGS Textile and Clothing, Geneva, Switzerland

Jan 23, 2014 |

About SGS Textile and Clothing SGS offers a wide range of services to the textiles and clothing sector of the softlines and accessories industry. By helping you comply with national and international regulatory requirements, including CPSIA (America’s Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act 2008), we ensure the quality, safety and sustainability of your products. Since consumers […more]

SFGoodwill goBIN – Donating Used Textiles

Jan 23, 2014 |

About SFGoodwill goBIN SFGoodwill is launching a new initiative that will make donating textiles as convenient as dropping a bottle in a recycling bin. Designed to serve multi-unit apartment towers, the innovative Goodwill goBINTM, lets residents donate – and do good – without leaving the building. Clothing, shoes, and accessories can be dropped in anytime, […more]

Textiles, Garment and Leather Employees Loss Jobs in Ghana

Jan 23, 2014 |

Textiles, Garment and Leather Employees Loss Jobs in Ghana The Textiles, Garment and Leather Employees Union (TEGLEU) of the Ghana Federation of Labour has warned of massive job losses within the local textile industry if government fails to check the incessant smuggling of pirated textile products into the country. According to the union, the pirated […more]

Pakistan’s Textile Export in 2013 and 2014

Jan 22, 2014 |

Pakistan’s Textile Export Pakistan’s textile export witnessed a growth of over 8.36 percent in the first half (July-December) of the ongoing fiscal year from a year ago. In absolute terms, export of textile and clothing reached $6.944 billion in July-December 2013 from $6.409 billion during the corresponding months of last year, according to the figures […more]

The Agreement on Textiles and Clothing – Textiles Monitoring Body

Jan 22, 2014 |

About The Agreement on Textiles and Clothing Since 1 January 1995, international textiles and clothing trade has been going through fundamental change under the 10-year transitional programme of the WTO’s Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC). Before the Agreement took effect, a large portion of textiles and clothing exports from developing countries to the industrial […more]

European Textile and Clothing Sector

Jan 22, 2014 |

About European Textile and Clothing Sector The textile and clothing (or T&C) industry is a diverse and heterogeneous industry which covers an important number of activities from the transformation of fibres to yarns and fabrics to the production of a wide variety of products such as hi-tech synthetic yarns, wool, bed-linen, industrial filters, geo-textiles, clothing […more]

Vietnam Garment & Textile Industry in Global Supply Chain

Jan 22, 2014 |

Vietnam Garment & Textile Industry in Global Supply Chain 2013 was a very difficult year for exporters of garments and textiles. Shipments to some key importers of Vietnamese garments and textiles only marginally increased. Specifically, imports by the US rose 3.6 percent over 2012, by the EU up 0.52 percent, and by Japan down 0.54 […more]

Minister for Textiles in India Announced 10 Percent Rebate on Yarn Purchase

Jan 22, 2014 |

Minister for Textiles in India Announced 10 Percent Rebate on Yarn Purchase Textile Ministry has extended 10 per cent rebate on yarn purchase, which was only available for handicraft sector, to purchase of woollen yarn as well to promote handloom sector in the country, reported PTI. “We announce 10 percent rebate on purchase of yarn, […more]