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The 45th India International Knit Fair Begins Today

The 45th edition of India International Knit Fair (IIKF), Tirupur organised by India Knit Fair Association (IKFA) begins today at IKFA Complex, Tirupur. The fair is inaugurated by HKL Magu, Chairman, Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) and V. Sathyabama, Member of Parliament, Tirupur. The three-day fair will witness nearly 50 foreign buyers from across the globe and the exhibitors will display their collections at the fair dedicated to knit garments.…
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Textile exporters to take part in IATF 2017

Federation of Indian Export Organisation (FIEO) Chairman A Sakthivel would be leading a 100-member delegation from textile and garment industry to take part in the International Apparel and Textile Fair (IATF) to be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre between November 1 and 3, an official sources said. The traders during the visit would be displaying fashion readymade and fashion garments at the Indian pavilion at IATF. The textile…
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Newly elected team in FIEO

Apparel exporters took the lead as four elected members were from apparel export industry, in the election of Federation of Indian Export Organisation’s (FIEO) managing committee. For the post of regional chairman, (Northern Region) Priyanka Mittal, KRBL Limited, Noida defeated Ashwani Kumar of Victor Forgings, Jalandhar. In All India Basis context (recognized one- and two-star export house category), there were total four seats and all four went to the apparel…
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FIEO to set up technical textile cluster in TN

The Federation of Indian Export Organisation (FIEO) is planning to set up a technical textile cluster in Tamil Nadu for start-ups. The cluster will have all common facilities including R&D, A Sakthivel, regional chairman, FIEO (Southern Region) said. The organization is in talks with various agencies in this regard. Although, at present very few are into export of technical textiles, but there is immense potential for which the exporters need…
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Tiruppur Textile Firms Hope to Spin One Lakh Crore Business

A leadership change in Tiruppur's textile cluster comes the revival of an action plan to jump-start business to one lakh crore in three years, an ambitious plan being proposed to textile minister, Smriti Irani from the country's largest knitwear cluster. Total business, including exports and imports done by Tiruppur, in the fiscal gone by was around ,000 crore. After nearly 27 years, A Sakthivel, a seasoned textile entrepreneur, hangs up…
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TEA HAILS TN REVISED BUDGET 2016 – 17

Thiru O. Panneerselvam, Hon’ble Minister of Finance today () presented the Revised Budget for the 2016- 17 in Tamil Nadu assembly. Dr. , President welcomed the Tax Free Budget and he was glad to note that the Association’s long requisition for laying of four lane road between Tirupur and Oddanchatram has been addressed in the Budget and added that four laning and strengthening of 70 Km length of Tirupur to…
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