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Standard Operating Procedure by Govt to enter into FTA

Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu have an optimistic intimation on the positive development on the long pending issue of Free Trade Agreement (FTA). He mentioned that the Government is working hard on this front. He ensures to host a meeting of about 40 WTO members in February 2018 to take the multi-lateral processes forward. The Indian Government is preparing a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for any new FTA…
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Cabinet Committee allotted BDT 15,200 crore to revive Mills

An initiative under public-private partnership (PPP) to revive the closed 13 textile mills in Bangladesh. The proposal from the Bangladesh Textile Mills Corporation (BTMC)  has been approved by the cabinet committee on economic affairs in this regard. The mills will be implemented, maintained and market products of the project by the party. Allotment of BDT 15,200 crore for the purchase of new machinery to replace the obsolete ones and run…
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International Woolmark Prize announces 2017/18 global final in Florence

The Woolmark Company is the global authority on wool. Through their extensive network of relationships spanning the international textile and fashion industries, they are content to announce the 2017/18 International Woolmark Prize global final that will held on 9 January, 2018 in Florence. As the International Woolmark Prize continues to expand, The Woolmark Company has partnered with Fashion Tech Lab whichwill power the new Innovation Award, bridging the gap between…
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KNMS introduced at the 22nd AEPC Export Awards 2016-17

After the success of Textiles India 2017, the textiles Minister, Smriti Irani at the presentation ceremony of the 22nd AEPC Export Awards 2016-17 said that they will implement a Knowledge Network Management System (KNMS) to facilitate exchange of knowledge amongst academia, farming community and the industry on the productivity of natural fibres and diversification of their bye-products. This is one of the follow-up actions taken by the Government in New…
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Colorjet India wins Excellence Award 2017

Colorjet India Limited has bagged the ‘Indian Brand Excellence Award 2017’ at the My Brand Better Indian Excellence Awards gala ceremony recently held at Vivanta by Taj, Dwarka, New Delhi.  The award was received by Smarth Bansal, senior product manager, Colorjet Group for being the largest manufacturer of digital inkjet printers in India contributing aggressively towards Modi’s ‘Make in India’ initiative. Bansal on receiving the award said, “Excellence is never…
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Gujarat Textile Traders welcomes BJP triumph in the State Election

Asia’s largest hub of man-made fabric - Surat gave a thumping win to the ruling party BJP in the State elections. The party won 15 of the 16 seats in the city, which is home to around 65,000 traders, mostly Patidars. The city that grounded to a halt a few months ago as thousands of textile traders shut down markets in protest against the imposition of new tax regime, Goods and…
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