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US TARIFF HURTS, BUT ESQUEL FINDS A WAY THROUGH – JOHN CHEH



The US-China trade war that has been hindering commerce since 2018 has hit the Chinese clothing and textile export sector severely, but companies that have invested in manufacturing sites outside China have been better protected, Esquel CEO John Cheh has told just-style.…

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KENYAN EXPORT ZONE BOSS HAILS NEW SRI LANKAN CLOTHING FACTORY LAUNCH



THE HEAD of the Kenyan export processing zone that will be hosting a new factory run by Sri Lankan apparel and textile manufacturer MAS Holdings, has told just-style that the new plant will involve the creation of between 3,000 and 3,500 jobs directly, when it starts operations by January 20.…

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SRI LANKA CLOTHING INDUSTRY BOSS CALLS FOR MORE CERTIFICATION OF TRAINING TO BOOST QUALITY AND MARKETING



SOUTH Asian clothing manufacturing hub Sri Lanka needs to better accredit its clothing sector workers’ skills through government-certified institutions to help its manufacturers trade on its higher skilled and ethical production methods to increase exports, clothing industry body, Joint Apparel Association Forum of Sri Lanka (JAAFSL) secretary general Tuly Cooray told just-style.…

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AFRICAN GARMENT MAKERS SEEK TIGHTER CONTINENTAL INTEGRATION OF THEIR SUPPLY CHAINS, EXPO PARTICIPANTS SAY



African garment and textile manufacturers are trying to create more synergy to better integrate the supply chain within the continent, but North African producers still dominate, and are expanding capacity, particularly in Egypt, say participants at a major regional industry meeting.…

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AFRICAN GARMENT MAKERS SEEK TO INTEGRATE SUSTAINABILITY INTO THEIR SUPPLY CHAINS, EXPO PARTICIPANTS SAY



African manufacturers are trying to integrate sustainability in their textile and fashion supply chains as retailers demand compliance with increasingly high standards fuelled by consumer pressure. But to do so, manufacturers are asking for assistance from international organisations to implement change.…

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JORDANIANS MULL HOW TO INCREASE LOCAL DESIGN CONTENT IN CLOTHING MANUFACTURING SECTOR



Jordanian garment manufacturers and supporting institutions like the International Labour Organization’s Better Work Jordan, plan to introduce garment design training to add value to a sector that is primarily ‘cut and sew’.

Jordan exported USD1.8 billion’s worth of garments last year, just over half to the USA, at USD1.02 billion, but designs are primarily provided by buyers and retailers, with minimal design in-country.…

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BRANDS NEED TO BUILD INSIGHT INTO SOUTH ASIA’S EMERGING BEAUTY PRODUCT MARKETS TO SCORE SUSTAINED INCREASED SALES



COSMETICS companies serving the south Asia market may grumble that they are facing challenges, but the reality is the region’s emerging markets offer growth rates that can only be dreamt of in richer countries.

India’s beauty and personal care product market is a case in point.…

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BEAUTY SECTORS IN BRITAIN AND GERMANY BANK ON REPUTATIONS FOR QUALITY MANUFACTURING AND SUSTAINABILITY



WHILE the spectre of Brexit looms over the British economy and hence its beauty markets, the fundamentals of its personal care product sector live on. As the UK ponders leaving the European Union (EU), maybe in October, commentators often cast a wary eye at Germany to see how this economic engine of the EU is performing – maybe to check whether Brexit is as big a business mistake as many experts warn.…

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AMERICA SHOOTS ITSELF IN THE FOOT IN TRADE WAR, FROM WHICH MAJOR CHINESE CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS WILL BENEFIT



THE INTENSIFYING trade war between the USA and China has proved to be an opportunity for some larger Chinese clothing manufacturing firms, some of which had already built capacity overseas, notably in southeast Asia, and Vietnam especially. These companies have been able to adjust to the worsening tariff barriers to the US market for China-sourced exports, whereas smaller companies unable to afford new SE Asia operations have suffered.…

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INDIAN KNITWEAR EXPORTERS LOOK TO EXPLOIT OPPORTUNITIES CREATED BY US-CHINA TRADE WAR



INDIAN knitwear exporters are hoping for a windfall of orders from the US following a spurt in client enquiries, which industry leaders believe are linked to the US-China trade dispute and the latest tariff hike on Chinese clothing and textile exports to America.…

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