Media Scan 3 August 2020

  • Bangladesh has urged to expand UK’s Generalised system of preference (GSP) facilities by 2030.

    To increase trade and support for low-carbon, climate-resilient growth strategy during a rapid post-pandemic recovery, Bangladesh has sought to expand UK’s Generalised system of preference (GSP) facilities into Bangladeshi goods by 2030. After the COVID-19 extension of the British General System of Preferences (GSP) facility to the products of Bangladesh until 2030 Saida Muna Tasneem, The post Bangladesh has urged to expand UK’s Generalised system of preference (GSP) facilities by 2030. […]

  • BD apparel industry needs to focus on attracting FDI and product diversification

    Bangladesh’s economic backbone – its readymade garment (RMG) industries have been hit by the COVID-19. From an overall perspective of the economy if we reform our industrial structure we will restart. To protect the health and safety of our labors, the BGMEA has adopted a safety protocol prepared in consultation The post BD apparel industry needs to focus on attracting FDI and product diversification appeared first on Textile News, Apparel News, RMG News, Fashion Trends.

  • China has reduced tariffs for Bangladeshi imported products under its Preferential Tariff Program

    China has reduced tariffs for Bangladeshi imported products under its Preferential Tariff Program from July 1. The result means some 97 percent of all Bangladeshi products from 60 percent. China will now provide duty-free export benefits to an additional 5,161 products from Bangladesh, taking the total number of products to 8,256, including the items admissible The post China has reduced tariffs for Bangladeshi imported products under its Preferential Tariff Program appeared first on Textile […]

  • Global clothes production has declined by 3 % forcing retail fashion stores to cancel their...

    In the year, global clothes production with cancelled events has declined by 3 per cent forcing retail fashion stores to cancel their manufacturers’ orders. Ayesha Barenblat, founder of Remake, a nonprofit organization which promotes the rights of manufacturers in fashion, says that over 40 billion dollars of goods were dumped into landfills. This affects those The post Global clothes production has declined by 3 % forcing retail fashion stores to cancel their manufacturers’ orders […]

  • A direct approach to end-consumers business model can be the ultimate choice for apparel...

    An apparel leader once said, “Life goes on!” answering a query of sudden life-changing shock. Sad but true, the whole world is passing through a COVID-19 shockwave. The norms and prevalent life have been to a standstill for most of this year. But after the initial fear factor pass over The post A direct approach to end-consumers business model can be the ultimate choice for apparel manufacturers appeared first on Textile News, Apparel News, RMG News, Fashion Trends.

  • Workers safety is Dekko’s centerpiece objective

    When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out globally, the fashion apparel along with readymade garment (RMG) manufacturing sector was one of the top industries to get hurt severely by this Coronavirus. As the second-largest apparel exporter in the world, Bangladesh’s Readymade Garments (RMG) export came almost to a standstill. Bangladesh’s two The post Workers safety is Dekko’s centerpiece objective appeared first on Textile News, Apparel News, RMG News, Fashion Trends.

  • Bangladesh PPE Demand Skyscrapers, Exports to 71 Countries

    The worldwide demand for personal protective material (PPE) in the spread of the coronavirus suddenly becomes a skyscraper. Bangladesh has been well placed to address the global market by avoiding the initial crisis. Last fiscal, THE COUNTRY exported 501 million US dollars of PPE material to 71 countries around the world. However, from September last The post Bangladesh PPE Demand Skyscrapers, Exports to 71 Countries appeared first on Textile News, Views & Articles.

  • Revival of garment orders helps to recuperate Bangladesh ‘s economy

    After demand collapsed during spring shutdowns, a revival of garment orders helps to revive Bangladesh ‘s economy. The key export industry in the country, Apparel Makers, say they look ahead to US and other significant Christmas orders. Remissions from Bangladeshi workers from outside of the country have also recovered, leading to alleviating pandemic pressures almost The post Revival of garment orders helps to recuperate Bangladesh ‘s economy appeared first on Textile News, Views & […]

  • A Horse Is An Adulthood Treasure

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  • Indonesia’s manufacturing sector is intensely stimulated by the Ministry of Industry to...

    Indonesia’s manufacturing sector is strongly encouraged by the Ministry of Industry to immediately move into Industry 4.0. It will certainly bring benefits to the industrial sector, including improved maker and equipment performance, production speed and product quality and is compatible with health protocols, says Muhammad Khayam, Director General of Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Textiles (IKFT), the The post Indonesia’s manufacturing sector is intensely stimulated by the Ministry of […]

  • The Athlete’s Foot launches activewear

    By providing an unrivaled customer experience, exclusive and innovative fitting technology, the footwear brand, Athlete’s Foot has cemented their position in the market. At present with an extensive range of footwear spanning across 40 sports brands, they are taking on the clothing and apparel market by introducing a selection of The post The Athlete’s Foot launches activewear appeared first on Textile News, Apparel News, RMG News, Fashion Trends.

  • China’ experienced sewing machinery exports drop in the first half of 2020

    The statistics show that in the period January-June 20 the country’s exports of the sewing machine decreased by 21.90% on a Y-o – Y basis. The country’s overall export revenues in the first half of 2020 for sewing machines were $934 million. Industrial machinery has contributed 446 million dollars to the total export values and The post China’ experienced sewing machinery exports drop in the first half of 2020 appeared first on Textile News, Views & Articles.

  • Running brand On rolls out sportswear subscription service

    Swiss high-performance running brand On has announced a new subscription-based service to drive zero waste in sportswear and bring fully recyclable sportswear to consumers.

  • Xinjiang cotton ban would "wreak havoc" on supply chains

    A total US import ban on cotton products from China's Xinjiang region over forced labour concerns would "wreak unending havoc" on global supply chains, US lawmakers have been told.

  • Fashion Industry Charter launches climate action playbook

    Signatories of the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action have developed a new guide to help companies identify what climate actions to take and which initiatives and programmes could take them closer to decarbonisation.

  • Pandeminin fuarlara etkileri ve düşündürdükleri

    2019 yılı sonunda patlak veren Covid-19 salgını tüm şiddetiyle devam ediyor. Bazı ülkelerde günlük vaka sayılarında her gün yeni bir rekor kırılırken, bilim adamları da virüse karşı etkili bir aşı geliştirme çalışmalarına hızla devam ediyor. Dünya Sağlık Örgütü (DSÖ) en erken 2021 yılı ortalarına kadar herhangi etkili bir aşının bulunmasını ön görmüyor. Bu da demek The post Pandeminin fuarlara etkileri ve düşündürdükleri appeared first on […]

  • Sustainability initiatives team up to align resources

    Amid growing concerns and confusion over the sheer number - and duplication - of fashion industry sustainability efforts, four organisations have formed a new alliance to take the first steps towards integrating their sustainability initiatives into a shared resource.

  • How Small Businesses Are Adjusting to COVID-19

    ©iStock/JovanmandicHow are America’s small businesses navigating the economic disruptions resulting from COVID-19, and how will the CARES Act affect their decisions and future prospects?To explore these questions, we [the National Bureau of Economic Research] conducted a survey of more than 5,800 small businesses that were members of the Alignable business network. The survey focused on assessing (1) the current level of financial fragility among small businesses, (2) the extent to which […]

  • New digital tagging project could transform fashion

    Microsoft has partnered with Internet of Things platform Eon on a project that aims to provide millions of garments with a digital identity to allow brands and retailers to track their products and tap into circular business models such as resale, reuse and recycling when each item reaches its end of life.

  • Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week estrena su edición digital con 24 desfiles y casi 100 marcas

    Entre hoy y el próximo 22 de septiembre cerca de 100 firmas, el 64% internacionales, participan en VBBFW 2020, el evento organizado por Fira de Barcelona que estrena hoy un nuevo formato digital con el objetivo de ratificar su rol de punto de encuentro y motor de negocios de la industria nupcial en el mundo. La entrada Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week estrena su edición digital con 24 desfiles y casi 100 marcas se publicó primero en noticierotextil.net.