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India-made garments have the largest pie in US imports in H1

Chennai: India took the top spot in market share in the men/boys knitwear shirts cotton' category with respect to garment exports to the US between January-June 2017, as per da...

August 17, 2017

Govt spins khadi story for India's growing soft power

New Delhi: The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Government of India, is planning to implement a new strategy which will be used to promote khadi as an intern...

July 28, 2017

Australian firm plans weaving clusters in Gujarat, Manipur

Ahmedabad: The Woolmark Company, a textile company based in Australia, plans to enter into the handloom weaving clusters in Gujarat and Manipur, in order to raise the import of the...

July 06, 2017

Textile industry size to touch US$ 250 bn in 2 years: Official

Mumbai: The Indian textile market is expected to reach US$ 250 billion by 2019 from US$ 150 billion in 2017, supported by capital investment subsidy and various other schemes intro...

July 05, 2017

India-Australia to boost collaboration in clothing, fashion

New Delhi: Weavers will stand to benefit as India and Australia sign a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate cooperation in the field of textiles and fashion.


June 23, 2017

Textiles Ministry undertakes cleanliness drive

New Delhi: The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, had organised a cleanliness drive named Swachhtha Pakhwada between May 01-15, 2017 in order to promote the Government'...

June 20, 2017

Cotton acreage to go up on better returns

Mumbai: The total area under cultivation of cotton in India is expected to increase by 7 per cent to 11.3 million hectares in 2017-18, on account of expectations of better returns ...

May 03, 2017

Sale of Khadi products rises 33% to Rs 2,005 crore in FY17

New Delhi: Indian khadi products sales increased by 33 per cent year-on-year to Rs 2,005 crore (US$ 312 million) in 2016-17 and is expected to exceed Rs 5,000 crore (US$ 779 millio...

May 02, 2017
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