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Brazilian Textiles to Save $100 Million From Aid Plan

Brazil’s ailing textiles and apparel sector could save $100 million a year if a government plan to help shore up Latin America’s largest economy succeeds, a top industry executive said.

Bill Jasper

Unifi Expands Polyester Yarn Capacity

The company increases production to meet growing demand in the Western Hemisphere.

VF Corp., FibeRio Collaborate on Nanofiber Technology

Commercial use of materials to be explored in VF’s three innovation centers.

Bangladesh Exports Gain 7.4% on Apparel

March tallies were driven by stronger sales of ready-made garments.

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Patagonia Invests in Beyond Surface Technologies

Patagonia is making a strategic investment in Beyond Surface Technologies, a Swiss chemical company, to improve the environmental impact of the textiles the brand uses to manufacture its performance apparel.

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Chinese Firms Tackle Challenges at Intertextile

China’s apparel, textile, yarn and knitting industries put up a united front last month as pressures take their toll.

Portugal’s Textile Industry On the Rise

A Q&A with Paulo Vaz, director general of Portugal’s Clothing and Textile Federation

China Slowdown Hits Cotton Exports

Indian sellers expect a 41 percent drop this year.

Kering, H&M to Test Recycling Technology

Kering and H&M said they are to test a new recycling technology that separates and extracts polyester and cotton from used garments.