Tag Archives: Bangladesh

“Indian Exporters Must Seriously Explore Japan”

Editor-NCMFirst the official factsheet on Indian Textiles (Source: Textiles India 2017 to be held in June in Gandhinagar). Fibre: 2nd largest fibre producer in the world (9 mn tonnes of fibre production in 2015-16); 2nd largest producing in silk and MMF; One of the major producers of wool. Yarn: 2nd largest installed spindle and rotor capacity in the world with more than 52 mn spindles and approx. 8,70,000 routers; Spun yarn production approx. 5700 mn kg in 2015-16; Filament year production approx. 1200 mn kg in 2015-16. Fabric: Biggest installed weaving capacity in the world with more than 4.9 mn looms including 2.4 mn handlooms; Fabric production approx. 66 bn sq. meters in 2015-16; Diverse fabric mix with focus on cotton based products. Apparel: Garment production for exports estimated at 3400 mn pieces annually and for domestic market at 5600 mn pieces annually; 12.9 mn workers employed out of which 70% are women. Continue reading “Indian Exporters Must Seriously Explore Japan”

GTZ Chemical Management Approach

The Government of Bangladesh is applying increasing pressure on the RMG industry to observe national environmental laws and regulations. International buyers also demand that the products they procure are manufactured in an environmentally-friendly fashion. However, the application of sustainable environmental practices, in particular in textile dyeing and washing units, is not optimal. One of the main reasons for this slow take-up is that most factories do not have an effective in-house environmental management system. Continue reading GTZ Chemical Management Approach