Category: Emerging Markets


Idled Kazakh wool textile producer could resume operations

Kazakh wool textile producer Caspiy Lana Atyrau could soon resume operations after a pause of several years owing to financial problems.

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New owner for Serbian polypropylene fibre producer

The Bankruptcy Supervision Agency has announced that Beohemija has bought the bankrupt Odzaci, Serbia-based chemical producer Hipol, which manufactures polypropylene and homopolymers under the Hipolen...

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Rodniki-Tekstil expands production in Ivanovo SEZ

Russian textile producer Rodniki-Tekstil has expanded spinning production at its site in the Ivanovo special economic zone.

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GIZ launches climate action training course in Asia

GIZ Fabric – a project of the German international development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to promote sustainability in the textile and garment...

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New facility for producing recycled polyester chips in Thailand

Teijin Frontier, the Teijin Group’s fibres and products converting company, has announced that its core base for polyester fibre manufacturing, Teijin Polyester (Thailand), will build...

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Labour rights abuses in Myanmar's garment sector

With women accounting for around 90% of the garment sector labour force, a recent study by the International Labour Organization indicated that around 250,000 workers...

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Feasibility study launched for textile waste recycling machine in Cambodia

A machine for recycling blended textile waste could soon be deployed in Cambodia.

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EBRD supports Uzbek insulation materials maker

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is contributing to industrial and residential energy efficiency in Uzbekistan and Central Asia by supporting Ecoclimat Group, the...

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Philippine researchers develop greener bamboo textiles

Researchers from the Department of Science and Technology’s Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI) have developed sustainable natural textile materials from bamboo.

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Vietnam's clothing industry struggling to reach export target

Vietnam’s textile and clothing industry is unlikely to reach its goals in production and business owing to the impact of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according...

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Major armed forces order for Lithuanian knitwear manufacturer

Utenos Trikotažas, part of the SBA group, and the Defence Materiel Agency under Lithuania’s Ministry of National Defence have signed a contract with a maximum...

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New designer clothing brand launched in Armenia

Hermine Stepanyan, a well-known Armenian actress, TV host and blogger, and designer Gayane Soghomonyan have combined to create a new Armenian brand called Unlike Fashion...

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Indonesia's Modest Fashion Project reaches final stage

Indonesia’s Ministry of Industry continues to be committed to developing the national Muslim fashion industry by organising the Modest Fashion Project (MOFP) 2021, a Muslim...

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Covid surge in ASEAN region disrupts global supply chains

The massive production disruptions in the ASEAN region brought about by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic could lead to greater diversification and a major reshaping of global...

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Slovenian yarn producer up for sale

Beti, a Slovenian manufacturer of dyed polyester and polyamide yarns, is reportedly being put up for sale by the Bank Assets Management Company.

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Wildberries expands to Baltic markets

Wildberries, one of Russia’s mass market fashion leaders, has expanded to the three Baltic states – Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.

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