With Australians giving their all to help survivors of the devastating tsunami, there is no better time to show our pride in our country and get in and celebrate Australia Day with all of our enthusiasm.Of course locally this means coming along to the Wool and Wood Festival on January 22, with the Bombala Apex Club once again hard at work preparing a great community day of entertainment.Naturally the name of the event describes the main focus of our Australia Day celebrations, with crowds flocki
British luxury clothing company Burberry Group Plc saw sales rise a modest 3 percent in the third quarter, but felt the impact of unseasonably warm weather at retail despite the key Christmas trading period.The London-based group has reported sales of ?61 million (?29m) for the three months to 1 January 2005, up from ?57 million in the comparable period and a 7 percent increase at constant exchange rates. Retail sales, which account for 59 percent of total sales, inched up 1 percent to ?6 millio
INTERTEX MILANO - International Textile Exhibitionorganised jointly for the third time consecutivelywith READY TO SHOW - International Clothing Sourcing Exhibition will be held from March 3rd to 5th, 2005 at SUPERSTUDIO PIU', Milan (www.superstudiogroup.com) occuping an area of 5000 sq meters with over 150 exhibitors.
The 8th Intertex Milano welcomes manufacturers and exporters of fabrics, yarns and accessories from all over the world tothe Italian fashion capital - Milan .
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Belarus' Council of Ministers issued a resolution in late December setting minimum retail sales quotas for a wide range of domestically made products, according to the sources. Quotas apply to leather and leathergoods, but the quota amounts are unknown. An official from Belarus' Trade Ministry said that the quotas have been established to ensure that consumers have access to domestically produced goods.
China last week unveiled a long list of textiles and apparel on which an export tax is being levied from 1 January. Since the export tax is extremely low, it is not expected slowing down sales to foreign countries in the post-quota era. In order to limit retaliation from the US and the EU, China's largest companies apparently accepted setting floor prices in most sensitive categories.
A few days ago, China officially published a long list of products on which a new export tax will be levied. Th
Date: 2005-06-04 to 2005-06-08
Venue: Dubai International Exhibition Centre
gift items, premiums
toys, shoes, home appliances
textile, sports stuffs, etc.
Spring Trade Fair ----One of the most effective and enduring trade shows in the Gulf, was first held in 1975. it was held by the would famous Expo Firm AL FAJER.
More than 20 countries and districts attended the last Fair, came to great effects.
German sporting goods group Adidas-Salomon expects sales in China to hit the ? billion mark at the end of the decade, according to sources. The company doubled sales in China to ?00 million in 2004.
The efforts of the US Department of Commerce to restraint Chinese imports by imposing emergency restrictions were frozen by the ruling of a US court last week, shortly before textile quotas were eliminated for good.The US Court of International Trade issued a temporary injunction ordering the Bush Administration to stop reviewing a dozen safeguard petitions from US manufacturers seeking to curb Chinese clothing and textile imports, sources reported. The decision responds to a lawsuit filed by US
The sleep products industry like the textile industry, has been facing ups and downs during the past year.Foreseeing challenges ahead, manufacturers seek for innovative sourcing while suppleirs will work out new tactics to entice customers during the year.New flame retardant products are likely to catch the fancy of customers and also cost effective solutions that may bring the retailers to innovate and devise marketing strategies to deliver quality products at competitive prices.But so far the
Thailand's apparel exports are sharply recovering this year, as a clear sign that higher labor costs do not necessarily lead to lower sales. Thai clothing industry was able shifting to higher quality of products and lower lead times. Largest companies could successfuly compete on the global quota-free market, as a result.
Thailand's apparel exports surprisingly rebounded in the first nine months of the year with total shipments up 11.50% in value terms at US$2.51 billion.
Clothing exports had