Archive for January, 2011

31 Jan 2011

INDIA: Stamps madeup of khadi cloth

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INDIA: What can be the connection between postal stamps and the historic year 1911? The year in which Delhi is celebrating its 100th year as the capital of modern India, it is also going to host INDIPEX 2011, the World Philatelic Exhibition. Philately is the study of stamps and postal history and¬†other related items. The […]

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24 Jan 2011

THAILAND: Thailand to develop textile goods as 'green products'

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Thailand: Thailand’s textile industry will be developed to become a sustainable or ‘green products’ industry in accordance with the government’s Creative Economy policy. Presiding over a ceremony to launch a development project for Thailand’s textile industry, Permanent-Secretary for Industry Witoon Simachokdee said the ministry had assigned the Thailand Textile Institute to move forward the country’s […]

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17 Jan 2011

INDIA: Apparel industry on nationwide stir against rising cotton yarn prices

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INDIA: The Indian Apparel Industry is observing a nationwide agitation on Friday, November 19, 2010 in protest of continuously rising cotton yarn prices, which has made taking new orders unsustainable. On Friday, November 19, 2010, the entire Apparel Industry – from North to South and from East to West – will keep its operations shut.

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10 Jan 2011

US: Importance Of Fabrics In Textile Industries

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UNITED STATES: Fabric is nothing but a clothing material which is made up of threads or yarn. It is a process of knitting, weaving, crocheting, and knotting. Fabric is used everywhere in your daily needs. It is used in curtains, bedding, clothing, apparel, fashion industry, arts, furnishing etc.

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05 Jan 2011

US: Cotton shortage means prices to remain volatile

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Cotton prices are likely to remain volatile, sector experts have warned, after the latest figures show this season’s cotton supply is almost sold out. According to the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), only about 10% of projected world trade of 8.3m tons is still available for purchase at this relatively early stage of the season.

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