OECD GDP growth slows to 0.6 % in fourth quarter of 2017

Quarterly growth of real gross domestic product (GDP) in the OECD area slowed slightly to 0.6 % in the fourth quarter of 2017, compared with 0.7 % in the previous quarter, according to provisional estimates Among the Major Seven economies, GDP growth slowed markedly in Japan (to 0.1%, compared with 0.6% in the previous quarter). … More OECD GDP growth slows to 0.6 % in fourth quarter of 2017

Flash results from February 2018 Paris shows

Apparel Sourcing Paris – Avantex Paris – Shawls & Scarves Paris, the Accessories Showcase – Texworld Paris and Texworlddenim Paris, these shows took place simultaneously (February 11-14, 2018) The Paris shows organised by Messe Frankfurt France welcomed 13606 visitors, in other words a very stable result compared with February 2017. “This February 2018 show was … More Flash results from February 2018 Paris shows

Rise in Indian ROSL funds to boost textile export

The Indian Budget allocation for remission of state levies (ROSL) scheme has been raised to INR 2,163.85 crore from INR 1,555 crore in 2017-18, initiatives like 39 % increase would help boost textile export, said Textile Minister Smriti Irani. Allocations under TUFS,the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme  have also been increased by 15 % in the … More Rise in Indian ROSL funds to boost textile export

Mimaki Tiger-1800B production-class textile printer raises the bar

Customer challenged to ‘Earn Your Tiger Stripes’ as they participate in the analogue-to-digital transformation underway in textiles and apparel Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printer and cutting systems, today announced that textile and apparel professionals received its Tiger-1800B production-class textile printer warmly during demonstrations at a series of industry trade shows in 2016 … More Mimaki Tiger-1800B production-class textile printer raises the bar

Archroma and WWF Pakistan pledge to work for sustainable water conservation solutions

Archroma, a global leader in colour and specialty chemicals, today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Pakistan). The MoU paves the way for formal cooperation between the two institutions in Pakistan, leading to projects mainly related to water conservation in the textile industry there. Both … More Archroma and WWF Pakistan pledge to work for sustainable water conservation solutions