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TUNISIAN TEXTILE INDUSTRY PREPARES TO RAISE SALARIES TO IMPROVE CONFIDENCE IN EMPLOYEES AND THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET.

THE TUNISIAN Textile and Garment Federation (FTTH) on Thursday (Dec 20) signed final papers agreeing a process of salary increases over the next two years with the country’s National Labour Union (UGTT) giving textile and garment industry managers the chance to encourage productivity by giving their workers financial stability.…

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CHINA’S TRADE WAR WITH AMERICA COULD ACCELERATE CLOTHING AND TEXTILE MANUFACTURING GROWTH IN AFRICA

AFRICAN garment and textile manufacturers have a long way to go to increase capacity, develop the supply chain and diversify overall production away from North Africa, an industry conference staged in Cairo has been told. But while north Africa accounts for more than USD10 billion out the continent’s USD13.54 billion in clothing and textile exports (during 2016, according to international trade data), the much discussed potential of Africa as the world’s next sourcing hub is starting to materialise.…

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CHINA’S TRADE WAR WITH AMERICA COULD ACCELERATE CLOTHING AND TEXTILE MANUFACTURING GROWTH IN AFRICA

AFRICAN garment and textile manufacturers have a long way to go to increase capacity, develop the supply chain and diversify overall production away from North Africa, an industry conference staged in Cairo has been told. But while north Africa accounts for more than USD10 billion out the continent’s USD13.54 billion in clothing and textile exports (during 2016, according to international trade data), the much discussed potential of Africa as the world’s next sourcing hub is starting to materialise.…

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DIGITAL CLOTHING AND TEXTILE SECTOR TECHNOLOGIES EMERGE IN EGYPT AND SOUTH AFRICA – BUT WILL THE REST OF AFRICA FOLLOW SUIT?

DIGITAL production technologies could help African manufacturers pick up business lost by Chinese rivals because of the trade war in the USA, with brands looking to take advantage of the free trade agreements that many African countries have with the USA and Europe.…

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CHARITIES STILL STRUGGLE TO AVOID BEING TAINTED WITH TERRORIST FINANCING

Charities continue to be at risk of being exploited by terrorist groups looking to transfer money and finance their operations, with the Middle East a high-risk area.

These non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are, however, criticising the extra scrutiny the sector is facing from regulators, banks and governments, saying it is driving charity financing into the shadows, actually increasing risks of financing by crime and terror groups.…

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UNINETTUNO – ITALY’S TOP ONLINE UNIVERSITY HARNESSING 3D TECH TO ENHANCE LEARNING

With traditional universities increasingly using web-based learning as a way of recruiting students world-wide, University World News spoke to the head of Italy’s top online university to see how it has developed a successful model for international higher learning

Enrollments for the 2018-2019 school year at the Rome-based International Telematic University, Uninettuno, have exceeded expectations, university rector Maria Amata Garito, shared with UWN: “I can confirm that enrolments have jumped quite a bit this year – up by circa 200% compared to last year,” said Garito.…

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INDONESIA LOOKS TO OPEN NEW TEXTILE MARKETS WITH FREE TRADE PACTS

Indonesia is seeking to open new markets for its textile and garment products – not only are free trade agreements with Australia and fellow Asian countries are on the cards, the industry’s association and the government has announced, but the industry is also targeting African export sales.…

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VIETNAM TEXTILE INDUSTRY SHOULD BUY NEW MACHINERY TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF EU TRADE DEAL, SAY EXPERTS

VIETNAMESE textile manufacturers should invest in new machinery so they can take advantage of the incoming free trade agreement between Vietnam and the European Union (EU) say German trade and industry representatives.

Germany’s Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (Verband Deutscher Maschinen-und Anlagenbau (VDMA) expects the forthcoming EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) to lift Vietnamese garment exports to the EU with the help of more imported machinery to boost textile production.…

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KEY NORTH AFRICA PAINT MARKETS STABILISE AFTER YEARS OF INSTABILITY

NORTH Africa is never an easy market in which to do business, and the Arab Spring and its turbulent aftermath has not helped ease trade, but as the paint industry looks to 2018, there is optimism that profits can be made.…

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WAVE OF PROTECTIONISM WARPS COSMETICS TRADE IN NORTH AFRICA

PROTECTIONISM and currency problems are posing challenges for north Africa’s beauty and personal care market, often forcing consumers to change their purchasing behaviour and turn to locally manufactured products, when they are available.

In Egypt, the region’s most populous country, the fall in value of the local currency, the Egyptian pound, against the Euro, has helped increase the price of imported products.…

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