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textile industry

Consumption sectors step up hiring in August

Online hiring demand witnessed a positive growth of 24 per cent in August against July

21 Sep 2021 7:33 AM

Tirupur export units asked to chalk out phased resumption plan

District administration wants to ensure that workers returning back to work do not contribute to the spread of the virus

15 Apr 2020 10:46 AM

Delhi to host first South Asian Conference on Sustainability in Textile Industry

The textile industry is under scrutiny for many sustainability-related issues

02 Mar 2020 4:19 PM

Textile industry seeks basic means before mega parks

According to Sanjay Jain, former chairman of CITI, scale of production is a major problem for the Indian textile industry.

14 Feb 2020 2:01 AM

Indian apparel industry has seen it all in 2019

Here is a look at the major developments that have happened in the Indian fashion industry in 2019.

27 Dec 2019 4:37 PM


Most weavers earn less than Rs 10,000

The census claims that there is an improvement in the income levels of the weaver households from the 2007 census.

07 Dec 2019 1:43 AM

Onus on State to look after workers: Look at Bangladesh

According to analysts, Bangladeshi garment workers get below poverty level wages.

12 Jun 2019 1:03 AM

Textile exports face headwinds

Higher prices will add cost pressure on the value chain, making yarn, fabric and apparel exports less competitive.

25 Mar 2019 1:24 AM

Govt doubles import duty on 328 textile items to 20 per cent

Exports of all textile ready made garments dipped by 12.3 per cent to USD 13.5 billion.

07 Aug 2018 2:11 PM

Textile industry cheers lowering of GST rate on job work

Five per cent GST rate on job works would enable the industry to claim full input credit.

07 Aug 2017 7:21 PM


FDI in textiles doubled to $619 million in 2016-17

Textile exports during 2016-17 too rose to USD 36 billion from USD 23.9 billion in the previous financial year.

03 Aug 2017 3:19 PM

Powerloom owners oppose 5 per cent GST on fabric

Report says many of cloth making units have stockpile of unsold fabric as no one is buying them.

12 Jul 2017 11:19 AM

Textile industry protest against GST in Erode enters 5th day

Protestors, under the aegis of Erode Cloth Merchants Association, formed a human chain in an area where textile shops are located.

10 Jul 2017 5:28 PM

Indian businesses ill-prepared for GST transformation

Industries are on strike, others are facing an avalanche of paperwork, while some retailers remain confused.

29 Jun 2017 1:53 PM

Reduce GST on MMF & yarn from 18 to 12 pc; Textile industry

Even with 12 per cent GST rate on yarns, the additional cost would be Rs 1.3 lakh per loom per year.

17 Jun 2017 5:59 PM


Textile industry urges GST council to lower 18 per cent rate on garments

Textile industry requested the GST Council to reconsider this on an urgent basis and bring it under the 5 per cent slab.

12 Jun 2017 8:09 PM

Ind-Ra assigns stable outlook for cotton textiles in FY18

Steady input prices, healthy capacity utilisation and healthy domestic demand triggered the move.

13 Mar 2017 11:53 AM