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Messe Frankfurt Axes Interstoff in Hong Kong

After almost 30 years, Messe Frankfurt has decided to end the Hong Kong textile fair Interstoff, which took place twice a year, to focus on its shows in China.

Messe Frankfurt Axes Interstoff

Messe Frankfurt said last week's edition of the Hong Kong fair will be the last as it focuses on its other trade events in mainland China.

Bayer MaterialScience and Bluesign Technologies Form Partnership

Bayer MaterialScience and Bluesign Technologies said they are forming a partnership to advance the sustainable and safe production of coated textiles.

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Italian Mills Count on Innovation

High-end fabric manufacturers showing collections at the Milano Unica trade fair were optimistic and aggressive about fresh economic gains.

China to Cut Cotton Import Quotas to Boost Demand for Domestic Fibre

China will slash its import quotas for 2015 to boost demand for domestic fibre, driving futures prices in both China and the United States lower.

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EU Labeling Issue Flares Again

For years, European Union countries have been bickering over legislation that would mandate marking country of origin on consumer goods sold within its borders.

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Made in Italy: Stepping Up the Eco-Culture

Sustainability has been a hot topic in the Italian fashion system as brands and their suppliers increase their commitment to green processes and practices.

India Overtakes China as Cotton Producer

India, which has been the second-largest producer of cotton in the world, is now set to take the top spot, replacing China for the first time in 30 years.

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Nick Wooster to Design Capsule for Woolmark

The loungewear and underwear collection is slated to debut at Pitti Uomo in January.

Minimum Wage Debate Heats Up in Cambodia

According to an informal survey of 247 factories, GMAC found that 50 percent do not have enough orders to fill production for the rest of the year.

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Sourcing Shift Seen at SpinExpo Shanghai

A desire for more niche and creative materials drove interest beyond China’s most established industry players, to the benefit of smaller exhibitors.

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