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Powerloom sector asks for GST exemption

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 22, 2017

The Chennai Metro Rail Ltd, a joint venture of the Central and Tamil Nadu governments, intends to install solar power plants at its stations and the Koyambedu maintenance depot to provide 6 MW...

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Shasha Denims focusing on less water consumption

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 21, 2017

Shasha Denims, one of the leading export houses in Bangladesh, spoke about their efforts to introduce their new sustainable processes in world market to Apparel Resources. “Our journey over the...

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No further relief to textile sector: GST Council

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 19, 2017
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council said that no more relief will be given to the textile sector before the bill is rolled out on July 1. Prior to the 17th GST Council meeting that was...
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Classify textile job work under 5% GST slab: Federation of Indian Exports Organisation (FIEO)

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 19, 2017

Federation of Indian Exports Organisation (FIEO) has urged the government to bring textile job works including embroidery, cutting and garmenting under the 5 per cent GST slab. As tasks like...

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RadiciGroup adopts sustainable dyeing technique

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 13, 2017

RadiciGroup has taken the initiative to promote solution dyeing of yarns that helps reduce water and energy consumption. In solution dyeing, colour is added 'upstream' in the extrusion phase,...

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IKEA UK & Ireland launches ‘textile take-back’ scheme

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 5, 2017

IKEA UK & Ireland has launched a new textile take-back scheme at its Cardiff store, encouraging customers to recycle unwanted textiles and help the local community.

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Vietnam prepares draft plan to restructure industry

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 2, 2017

Vietnam government has prepared a draft plan on the country’s industrial restructuring during 2017-2020, which needs to be fine tuned, according to experts. The Ministry of Industry and Trade (...

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EU joins International Cotton Advisory Committee

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 2, 2017

The European Union has become a member of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), a development which is of strategic significance to the world cotton industry and the 150 million...

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NGT directs conditional reopening of textile units in Rajasthan

By : SustainabilityO..., May 29, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has permitted the conditional reopening of 578 textile units in Pali district of Rajasthan with an assurance that any direction passed by the tribunal has to be...

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H&M becomes first international fashion brand to join EP100

By : SustainabilityO..., May 10, 2017

H&M has become the first international fashion brand to join EP100 since its launch in May 2016. The company is now part of a global collaborative initiative that consists of nine other...

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