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Kavita appealed for contaminated-free Cotton Fibre

Indian cotton has the highest intrinsic value and the Textile Commissioner, Kavita Gupta appealed to the trade to ensure that the fibre is contamination-free and not adulterated. Only clean fibre can be sold at a premium. The Textiles Ministry has targeted to double the textile production in the next seven years. With the domestic production of textiles at 110 billion US Dollar and exports and trade at 40 billion US…
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MEIS rates on Garments and Made-ups has gone upto 6 %

The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (Texprocil), Chairman, Ujwal Lahoti has expressed his satisfaction over the 2 per cent hike on all exportable goods by the government and said, “The Mid Term Review of Foreign Trade is progressive and growth oriented. The government has recognized the urgent need to address the challenges being faced by the exporters on account of the roll out of the goods and services tax (GST)…
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Buyer Seller Meet to begin from Nov 26

Over 5,000 trade visitors are expected to be the part of a three-day Buyer Seller Meet cum exhibition inaugurated by the Textile Commissioner of India, Kavita Gupta in Mumbai from November 26. The exhibition is aimed to give a hand to powerloom weavers in promoting their products. The  meet is organized by Regional Office of the Textile Commissioner (Navi Mumbai) in association with Mumbai Textile Merchants Mahajan Associations. The event…
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India to set up cooperation in textile sector with Egypt

India is setting up its collaboration with Egypt in the textile sector and talks are under way to raise export of textile machinery to the Arab nation, Sanjay Bhattacharya, India's Ambassador to Egypt told a press conference ahead of the Cairo Fashion and Tex Exhibition that begins on September 13. Around thirty seven Indian firms were present at the four-day event. The members of the Synthetic and Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council…
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Inverted duty structure for MMF under GST

Man-made fiber and synthetic yarn would have inverted duty structure problem as they would be levied Goods and Services Tax (GST) at 18 per cent, while man-made and synthetic fabric would attract only 5 per cent GST rate. Keeping the rates of key inputs at a higher level will affect the competitiveness of small and medium synthetic textile manufacturers. Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) chairman J Thulasidharan said, “The textile…
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Ethiopia to have Indian Textile Exhibition

A today exclusive exhibition for hand-made textile products of Indian artisan, ‘Indian Textile Exhibition (INTEXPO) Ethiopia’ will begin at Lalibella Hall of Sheraton Addis, Ethiopia from March 7. Organized by the Synthetic and Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC) with the support of Indian Embassy in Addis Ababa, union ministry of commerce and ministry of textiles and others, exhibitors are expected to display a wide range of hand-made textile products…
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