Sri Lanka's knitting sector has received a series of boosts in recent days with the the launch of an own-brand range of knitwear from one of the country's biggest manufacturers coinciding with positive trade talks with the EU over GSP Plus and a new trade development project with Sweden.
Computerized knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki of Wakayama, Japan, together with its European subsidiary Shima Seiki Europe and sales distributor Fenix Digital Group Srl, will participate in the FESPA 2015 exhibition in Cologne, Germany this May.
The Central Bank of Bangladesh is to create a US$500 million Green Fund for the country's textile sector, some of which could benefit the country's vertically integrated knitting mills that operate their own dyeing and finishing facilities.
Fabric show hailed a success, Milano Unica deal continues
The highest ever attended Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics ? Spring Edition 2015 concluded last week with huge increases in both exhibitor and visitor figures as the fair took place for the first time at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (Shanghai).
LATEST ISSUE - KNITTING TRADE JOURNAL - MARCH - APRIL The March-April printed edition of Knitting Trade Journal, the leading technical magazine for the global knitting sector, includes a round up of the latest knitting technology and ancillary equipment.
In particular, this issue has a strong focus on sportswear and looks at how the latest knitting technology is driving the latest innovations and new products in this increasingly popular sector.
From the technical textiles sector, we have an in-depth report on a European project aimed at expanding the use of composite fibres on an industrial scale.
The March-April issue also features all the latest, and original, industry news, trade show reports from correspondents at key exhibitions, insight, and new patent developments.