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Russian textile and clothing market facing record losses

The Russian textile and clothing market continues to bear huge losses owing to the ongoing military conflict with Ukraine and sanctions imposed on the country.

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Clothing and embroidery factory opens in Vietnam

The first phase of a clothing and embroidery factory opened its doors in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai in April.

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Bulgarian designer’s journey from architecture to Paris

Bulgarian designer Hristina Nikolova presented her new brand Nikolova at February’s Paris Fashion Week at the invitation of FlyingSolo New York, a US fashion platform...

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Sustainable packaging made from wool in Estonia

Estonian start-up Woola is now creating “bubble wool” packaging – envelopes and bottle sleeves – made from wool.

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Fashion Revolution Indonesia encourages ethical production

Fashion Revolution Indonesia returned for its second edition, highlighting the need for ethical and sustainable decisions in fashion, from yarn to garments.

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Thai start-up turns fabric scraps into new clothing

A start-up in Thailand is saving surplus fabric from the scrap heap by selling it to designers and businesses, who transform it into new textiles.

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Solutions to improve Uzbek clothing sector

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe has conducted a number of activities to improve the Uzbek clothing sector within its blockchain pilot project launched...

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Singapore-headquartered textile company expands RCO100 trademark

Singapore-headquartered Säntis Textiles has filed to expand its registered trademark in a bid to encourage behavioural change through the supply chain and protect the advancements...

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Romanian fibreglass mesh maker completes Moldovan acquisition

BICO Industries, a leading manufacturer of fibreglass mesh in Romania and part of the ROCA Industry construction materials holding, is expanding regionally and has entered...

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Malaysian social enterprise keeping textiles out of landfill

Kloth Malaysia is a social enterprise that aims to keep textiles out of landfill.

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Lithuanian fashion platform to launch in metaverse

Lithuanian company Madista Mundus has announced the launch of its new venture – the Futugo app that aims to transform how people consume fine art...

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Promoting competitiveness and sustainable growth in Cambodia

Despite the challenges of Covid-19, Cambodian textile and clothing suppliers have reduced energy and water consumption through a range of sustainable solutions under an International...

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GT Man introduces men's seamless underwear in Indonesia

Ricky Putra Globalindo, the company behind one of Indonesia’s leading men’s underwear brands, GT Man, has unveiled new seamless underwear for men using the first...

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Bosnian companies plagued by lack of workers

Hundreds of machines in textile factories in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, are idle despite numerous job vacancies, so overtime has become the only way...

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Turning banana waste into fashion in the Philippines

A fruit company has partnered with a Philippines-based social enterprise to turn agricultural banana waste into fibres that are woven into textiles by prison inmates.

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TexTailor Expo to be held again in October

After two years of restrictions, the third edition of TexTailor Expo, the international exhibition of textile, apparel and textile equipment and fashion, will be held...

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