The garment manufacturing industries in Bangladesh have not yet
reached the peak level where they would need to shift to another
level of industrialization to avoid decline, said Dr. Ludovico
Alcorta, Director, Development Policy, Statistics and Research
Branch (DPR), United Nations Industrial Development Organization
The use of water in textile production has reduced by 90% in the
last decade due to use of modern technologies, according to a
research by Brazilian Association of Textile and Clothing
China has imposed anti-dumping duties on cellulose pulp, made
from plant fibre which is used as raw material in the production
of viscose and acetate fibre. Anti-dumping duties are imposed on
cellulose pulp imported from the United States, Canada and
Brazil. It has started levying anti-dumping duty on cellulose
pulp import from April, 2014 and the duties will last for five
years, the announcement came from the Chinese Ministry of
Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, the three states
together produce 80% of India’s Mulberry silk. Of which
Karnataka has been the biggest producer of mulberry silk. As
silkworms feed solely on mulberry leaves, mulberry acreage is
widely used to assess growth in sericulture. The state’s overall
share in India’s mulberry acreage has declined to 39 % last year
from 49% five years ago.
The exports of textile machines from Japan surged up by 33.5%
year-on-year to 253.354 billion yen in 2013, according to the
trade statistics released by the Ministry of Finance.
In 2013, Kyrgyzstan produced textiles and garments valued at 7.6
billion soms, according to the Ministry of Energy and Industry.
Segment-wise, the textile production was 1.206 billion soms,
while clothing accounted for 6.394 billion soms. Apparel
accounted for 84.1% of all textile and clothing production in
Kyrgyzstan in 2013. About 80% of all garments were produced by
individual entrepreneurs operating on a patent basis.
Textile and apparel exports from Spain during last year amounted
to €12 billion, indicating a rise of 12.4% year-on-year, as per
the data released by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and
Textile companies in Japan are seeking to recruit more workers
from Vietnam to make up for a lower number of guest workers from
other nations this year.
The government of Indonesia is laying emphasis on human resource
development in the textile industry, as the industry is one of
the mainstays of commodity manufacturing industries and an
important component of national economic development, said
Ansari Bukhari, Secretary General of the Ministry of Industry.
He said Indonesian textile industry continues to deliver a
surplus trade balance and it plays a major role in the process
of industrialization, as the products produced from raw
materials like fibres to consumer goods like apparel have good