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India Cotton Supply Down 19% Y/Y as Prices Drop

The south Asian country is set to harvest a record 40 million bales in this crop year.

The Fiber Price Sheet: November 25, 2014

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

Peru Hopes to Become Leading Textile Exporter

The country has had significant growth with exporting Pima cotton and alpaca wool since a free trade agreement was established with the U.S. in 2009.

Mexico Readies Textiles Aid Package

Package aims to shield the industry from a flood of sub-valued Asian products, an Economy Ministry official said.

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Denim Still Chasing Sustainable Trend

There is growing awareness of the environmental impact of jeans’ life cycles.

Study Touts Organic Cotton's Benefits

Textile Exchange released the results of an international Life Cycle Assessment that shows the tangible benefits of organic cotton cultivation.

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Outerwear Brands Go High-Tech

High-performance attributes are being combined with a modern design aesthetic to appeal to today’s consumer looking for fashion with function.

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Zady Launching 'Sourced In' Initiative

The aim is to go beyond the “Made In...” tag found on apparel, pushing brands to disclose every level of their product supply chain.

Procter & Gamble Hosts Future Fabric Summit

P&G set its sights on adding value to garments by addressing the cognitive-emotional connection in the clean and care process.

China October Cotton imports Hit Lowest Monthly Level in Five Years

China imported 81,900 tonnes of cotton in October, down 42 percent on the same month last year, and the lowest level since January 2009, data showed.

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Turning Sustainability From Burden to Asset

The concept of sustainability is evolving from a cost burden to manufacturers already under severe price pressures to a way of becoming more efficient.

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