Apparel Buzz

IFC picks Brandix for South Asia’s first supplier trade finance facility

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, launched a trade supplier finance facility with leading apparel exporting company Brandix. The first such facility in South Asia, the IFC Global Trade Supplier Finance program will help Brandix boost international trade opportunities.

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Privilege card for apparel sector employees

Leading consumer brands and retailers from the private and public sectors got together last week to mark the commencement of a landmark program focused on employees' welfare particularly for the apparel sector.

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MAS powers South Asian Fashion Week launch with SLDF

MAS Holdings, the visionary apparel and fashion manufacturer has stepped up to take the challenge to drive Sri Lanka as the nexus for South Asian fashion with a global appeal by joining hands with the Sri Lanka Design Festival (SLDF).

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SLDF takes high-ground in fashion and design with South Asian Edition

Q: Why has SLDF gone South Asian Regional driven- why the game change?

 

A: The Sri Lankan Design Festival is celebrating five years this year and is now almost a national event with key government sector and the Apparel industry being part of the event from a fashion and design perspective. Having accomplished integrating design with industry at both a high-tech apparel/fashion industry level and a low-tech craft and cottage industry level, we now see a new need emerging.

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Taiwan Textile Fair 2013 in Sri Lanka for the second time

The Taiwan Textile industry being the sixth largest in the textile industry in the world has approximately annual revenue of $ 15 billion. As an exporter to many Asian countries, Middle Eastern countries and the USA, it uses the unique selling proposition of high end value added products which caters to the global market as “Designed/Branded” in Taiwan. The following is an interview carried out with Worldex Exhibition and Promotion Ltd. Director Arti Bhagat regarding the upcoming Taiwan Textile Fairs (TTF) in South Asia 2013 which is being held in Bangalore, Delhi and Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka Apparel Sourcing Association Awareness and Training Programme 2013

The Sri Lanka apparel Souring Association has organized a seminar for the benefit of the members of the apparel sector on Friday, 27th September 2013 at the BMICH, BCIS Auditorium from 8.00 A.M to 12.30 P.M.

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HSBC CFW expands the scope of Sri Lankan designers through resort show

HSBC Colombo Fashion Week, which is in its 10th year, seen as the back bone of Sri Lanka’s fashion design industry, has consistently unearthed, groomed, showcased and promoted Sri Lankan fashion design talent.

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Free ports and beyond boundaries

The Government recently announced the establishment of Commercial Hub Regulations, which optimise Sri Lanka’s potential and vision to become a key player in the international market as a gateway connecting the Asian region to the East and the West.

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