The Governments of Indonesia and Sri Lanka are committed to following up the agreement on the trade sector, including the clothing export to the European Union.
“The joint effort of apparel export to the European Commission will open acces...
The European Union is planning to re-impose tariffs on imports from Myanmar and Cambodia which could impact both these economies severely. The EU had, in 2013, removed duties on most exports from Myanmar under an “Everything but Arms” initi...read more
Cambodia hiked the monthly minimum wage for garment workers by $12 from the current $170 following a election promise by premier Hun Sen.The country’s $7 billion apparel industry is fuelled by more than 740,000 garment workers, who strongman ...read more
Considering the requests made by the stakeholders in the fabric industry, the Government of Sri Lanka has reduced the Value Added Tax (VAT) on imported fabric to 5 per cent. This step will act as a helping hand to proposed small scale industria...read more
Textile and garment exports to the South Korean market have soared recently compared with three years ago.According to the General Department of Customs (GDC), in the first seven months of 2018, Vietnam’s total export turnover to South Korea ...read more
Free trade agreements (FTAs) in which Vietnam has joined are great momentum for the domestic garment-textile industry to attract investment, said an official of the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS).
VITAS Chairman Vu Duc Gian...
HCM City will host four textile and garment and footwear industry exhibitions simultaneously and at a single venue next November.
The 18th VietnamInternational Textile and Garment Industry Exhibition (VTG) will be attended by more than 400 e...
Bangladesh sought better prices for its exports, especially garments, from US retailers and brands, duty privilege for all products exported to the US market, and increased investment from the United States at the fourth meeting of the Trade an...read more
Unions representing millions of clothes factory workers have demanded that their minimum monthly pay be tripled. The garment industry accounts for more than 80 percent of the country’s exports and employs mostly women.
Hundreds of garment ...
With a January-July 2018 exports figure of $7.74 billion, the Indonesian textile and apparel industry is hopeful of meeting an export target of $14 billion by the end of this year. The completion of the Indonesia-Australia comprehensive economi...read more
The General Administration of Customs (GAC) announced new measures to expedite cargo clearance and cut administrative charges as part of the efforts to facilitate foreign trade. Clearance documents subject to verification at ports will be reduc...read more
China will roll out new measures including cutting customs clearance time, streamlining port services and improving the export tax rebate policy to increase opening up and facilitate the steady growth of foreign trade, the State Council’s exe...read more
Considering filtration, for example: The fact that the Chinese city of Xi’an cleans its air with the tallest anti-smog tower in the world (100 m) is convincing testament, cleaning air and water is a major concern in China. And this is one rea...read more
There’s a lot of momentum already building between the US and China in sports. China’s sports market is the biggest in the world. The country’s infrastructure of sports marketing vehicles, including platforms .
Tencent and even videos...
China will cut import tariffs on textile products and metals, including steel products, to 8.4 percent from 11.5 percent, effective Nov. 1, the finance ministry said. Beijing has pledged to take steps to increase imports this year amid rising ...read more