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Obama Administration Considers Duty Benefits for Nepal

Nepal, devastated by a major earthquake last spring, could get assistance in the form of duty benefits from…

Business Coalition Urges Congress to Revive Duty Suspension Process

Apparel brands, retailers and textile producers have been hit with duties on imported inputs no longer made…

Morocco Seeks Duty-Free Benefits for Woven Fabrics Under FTA

U.S. textile industry raises concerns about Moroccan government's push for "blanket" approval of textiles…

U.S. Apparel, Textile Exports to Cuba to Rise if Embargo Lifted, ITC Says

Lifting the Cuban trade embargo would open a largely closed market and give a boost to U.S. manufacturers…

Huntsman Textile Effects Launches Neon Shades With Erionyl FF Dyes

New fluorescent dyes aimed at trendy fashion shades on polyamide.

China to Terminate Export Subsidies on Textiles, Apparel, Footwear

Under the terms of the MOU with the U.S., China agreed to stop subsidizing exports of textiles, footwear and…

U.S. Issues Colombia Labor Rights Progress Report

The report finds that there has been meaningful progress across a number of areas, including a decline in…

China Prosperity Increases Polyester Capacity With Invista’s PTA Technology

China Prosperity's second PTA line incorporates Invista's E2R, Solvent Interchange and R2R technologies.

Sheila Hicks and Loro Piana Unveil Exhibit

This is the second time Loro Piana has presented at Miart with an artist.

Massimo Piombo Sentenced for Hermès Fabric Theft

The court of appeals in Lyon, France, sentenced the Italian designer to a three-month suspended prison term…

Applied DNA Sciences Introduces DNA Testing for Cotton Species

Pure Pima consumer cotton brands now able to determine amounts of blends.

Oeko-Tex Launches Eco Passport Certification for Textile Chemicals

Oeko-Tex said results of the trial project were positive and is rolling out the new Eco Passport.

IAC Establishes Headquarters at Saginaw Valley State

Antimicrobial chemistry and materials are a growing field in activewear, serving as odor and bacterial…

Hancock Fabrics to Close Remaining 185 Stores

Hancock Fabrics will not emerge form bankruptcy, but will go out of business and close its remaining 185…

First Federal Smart Fabrics Summit Set

Commerce Department to hold showcase for tech fabrics.