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Brazil's Textile Exports Increase 24.3%

Exports of leather hides and skins increased to $246 million last month from $197.9 million a year earlier.

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Source Africa Shows Continent's Potential

The promise of Africa as a viable production venue is beginning to bear fruit, according to experts at the Cape Town trade fair.

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China Policy Hits Cotton Prices

The country is unwinding its massive stockpiles of cotton and readying to implement direct-farmer subsidies.

Ermenegildo Zegna Group Acquires Wool Farm

The group has acquired the majority of wool farm Achill, located in New England, New South Wales.

Milano Unica and Lineapelle Align

The Italian textile and leather industries have joined forces to boost the expansion and reaffirm the leading role of the country’s fashion system.

Cambodia Factory Numbers Grow

Despite months of industry turmoil, garment factory registration increased to 1,200, up 8 percent from the number recorded at the end of 2013.

Africa Emerging as Next Frontier

As sourcing executives seek out the next fertile ground, they’re starting to take a closer look at several sub-Saharan African countries.

Polartec Files Patent Complaint in Germany

The complaint alleges that the defendants have infringed and continue to infringe on a European patent licensed exclusively to Polartec.

India Raises Cotton Export Forecast

The world's second-biggest cotton producer on Wednesday raised its export forecast for the crop year ending September by 27 percent.

Vietnam's Vinatex Says Will Take Up to Three Years to List Shares

The textiles manufacturer has an initial public offering (IPO) planned for later this month.

CAC Raises Outlook for Global Cotton Inventories

CAC again raises outlook for record global cotton inventories.

Lenzing, Cotswold Team for Tencel Pocketing

Cotswold Industries Inc. has developed an innovative pocketing fabric using Tencel fiber.

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