Category: Emerging Markets

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Launch of pineapple leaf fibre production facility in Vietnam

NextEvo has launched its inaugural production facility in Dong Nai province, Vietnam, which transforms pineapple leaf fibre into ready-to-spin fibre using the company’s mechanical process…

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Serbian clothing manufacturer opens production unit in Vranje

Serbian clothing manufacturer Mona, which has facilities in Belgrade and Sopot, has opened a production department in Vranje.

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A touch of madness in Bulgarian fashion

Violeta Borisova is the chief designer of Bulgarian women’s fashion brand Lucy Fashion, which was created by her mother, Gergana Yordanova, who sets the standards…

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Thai researchers develop pineapple leaf leather-based leather alternative

Scientists at Thailand’s Mahidol University have developed a new pineapple-based leather alternative that is claimed to have excellent strength and sustainability properties.

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Custom-tailored linen garments for pregnant women

Daily Linen, a Lithuanian producer of linen clothing, has introduced its custom-tailoring service designed specifically for pregnant women.

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New Fashion to expand at former Inditex sites in Russia

New Fashion (formerly Zara CIS), which develops the Maag, Dub, Ecru and Vilet brands in Russia on the former sites of Inditex’s brands, plans to…

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ASEAN International Fashion Week comes to Singapore

Epson, a supplier of professional printing technology, partnered with ASEAN Fashion Designers Showcase for the first time to host the ASEAN International Fashion Week at…

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ASOS paves way for worker rights in Cambodian clothing industry

Global fashion giant ASOS claims to have become the first online retailer to sign a legally binding agreement to support collective bargaining in Cambodia’s garment…

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Ukrainian Fashion Week returns to Kyiv

More than two years after the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Ukrainian Fashion Week will once again take place in Kyiv.

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Hansae invites North American fashion students to tour production facilities

South Korea-based fashion company Hansae organised the “Summer Tour of Hansae” programme in mid-May.

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Opportunities in Turkmenistan for Italian textile machinery

A delegation of Italian textile machinery manufacturers travelled to Turkmenistan in late June for an institutional mission organised by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile…

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Batangas fashion industry seeks broader market

The provincial government in Batangas City, Philippines, is targeting the international fashion market with its indigenous textiles and apparel, particularly those made by local artisans…

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ILO and trade unions launch Indonesian worker grievance process

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has developed a grievance application process for Indonesian garment workers in partnership with three trade confederations.

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Vietnam shortlisted for first giga-scale textile-to-textile recycling plant

Stockholm, Sweden-based Syre, which was initiated by Vargas and H&M Group, and launched in March, has received funding to help establish the company’s first two…

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Vocational training programme resuming at Armenian textile factory

The Assarian Vocational Training Program has launched a new round of training at the Lentex textile factory in the village of Akhuryan just outside of…

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Croatian clothing producer’s shareholders approve delisting

Shareholders in Croatian clothing producer Varteks have approved a proposal to delist all of its 5,026,686 shares from the Zagreb Stock Exchange, as well as…

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