textile industry

Textile industry begins 2-day strike against yarn and cotton price rise

Losses force sector with over 10 lakh employees in Tiruppur, Erode, Karur districts to stop work

published on : 17th May 2022

Russia-Ukraine war: TN textile units in a bind over falling exports

The textile industry in the State, which is reeling from a steep rise in raw material price, is feeling the pinch of the Ukraine-Russia war as exports have dropped significantly. 

published on : 30th March 2022

COVID-19 effect: Rising material costs hurt Tamil Nadu's textile industry revival

Having weathered lockdowns and a tragic migrant crisis not long ago, entrepreneurs have become more resilient.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Withdraw additional GST on textile industry: KTR to Centre

The Minister said the GST hike would affect the industry which is hoping to come out of the Covid crisis.

published on : 31st December 2021

Bulging exports to lift home textile players' revenue 20 per cent this fiscal: Report

Exports account for 60 per cent of the Rs 55,000-crore domestic home textiles industry, which comprises terry towels, bed sheets/ spreads, pillow covers, curtains, rugs and carpets.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Textiles body urges govt to push for duty-free access to China

CITI today urged the Centre to negotiate with China for duty-free access to India's cotton textiles as enjoyed by other competing nations, including Vietnam, Indonesia, Pakistan and Cambodia.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Textiles, apparel exports fall by nearly Rs 8000 crore in financial year 2018: Government

The country's textiles and apparel exports stood at Rs 2,37,922 crore in 2016-17, Minister of State for Textiles Ajay Tamta said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.

published on : 1st August 2018