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RBI slashes repo rate: Big relief to small businesses but more support needed; move to revive demand, say industry bodies
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RBI slashes repo rate: Big relief to small businesses but more support needed; move to revive demand, say industry bodies

The benchmark repurchase (repo) rate was cut by 40 basis points to 4 percent, the lowest since the benchmark came into being in 2000, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said.

MSMEs need govt push to benefit from comparative advantage over China-made consumer goods: Report
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MSMEs need govt push to benefit from comparative advantage over China-made consumer goods: Report

The government needs to give a direct push to MSMEs to ramp up the export of consumer goods to reap the benefits of its comparative advantage over products made in China in the post-pandemic world, a report said

Apparel exporters seek Narendra Modi's intervention for stimulus package; say overseas buyers cancelling orders
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Apparel exporters seek Narendra Modi's intervention for stimulus package; say overseas buyers cancelling orders

He said that about 70 percent of the apparel units are in the MSME sector and it is imperative to note that the member-exporters strictly comply with national and international norms.

Ind-Ra revises outlook on textile sector to negative from stable; key raw material prices to remain low in 2020-21
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Ind-Ra revises outlook on textile sector to negative from stable; key raw material prices to remain low in 2020-21

Ind-Ra expects withdrawal of incentives under the merchandise exports from India scheme (MEIS) to affect export players of made-ups (home textiles) and garments.

The Registry of Sarees is generating new interest in the garment through documentation, combining traditions
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The Registry of Sarees is generating new interest in the garment through documentation, combining traditions

The Registry of Sarees in Bengaluru has now opened a Resource and Study Centre, enabling design, curatorial and publishing projects in the area of hand spun, hand-woven and hand-worked Indian textiles

Malayalam superstar Mohanlal lands in legal trouble for spinning a charkha in advertisement for textile brand
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Malayalam superstar Mohanlal lands in legal trouble for spinning a charkha in advertisement for textile brand

Mohanlal has been sent a notice by The Kerala Khadi and Village Industries Board for misleading people through the advertisement.

Textile, clothing exports up marginally to $39.2 bn in 2017-18, says union minister Ajay Tamta
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Textile, clothing exports up marginally to $39.2 bn in 2017-18, says union minister Ajay Tamta

On the other hand, India's imports of textile and apparel have increased by 17 percent from $6.3 billion in 2016-17 to $7.3 billion in 2017-18

India can become a one-stop sourcing destination for textiles for brands, retailers from ASEAN, says Smriti Irani
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India can become a one-stop sourcing destination for textiles for brands, retailers from ASEAN, says Smriti Irani

India has potential to become the one-stop sourcing destination for brands and retailers from ASEAN, Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said on Tuesday.

Japanese investments in India jumps 10-fold to $4,709 in 2018, says Ficci report
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Japanese investments in India jumps 10-fold to $4,709 in 2018, says Ficci report

The FDI inflow from the island nation was at $84.74 million in the fiscal 2006-07, the report titled 'India Japan Roadmap Towards Realising Vision 2025' said.

India's textile sector growing exponentially, has more potential: Smriti Irani
India

India's textile sector growing exponentially, has more potential: Smriti Irani

The textile industry is growing exponentially in the country, with FDI having tripled in three years, Union Minister Smriti Irani said on Thursday.

Weaving culture: Hyderabad designers and revivalists hope to popularise handloom textiles once again
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Weaving culture: Hyderabad designers and revivalists hope to popularise handloom textiles once again

How did handloom textiles — so woven into the warp and weft of Indian culture, go into decline?

Strike to abolish GST on textiles enters 5th day; retail shops, power looms remain shut in protest
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Strike to abolish GST on textiles enters 5th day; retail shops, power looms remain shut in protest

Around 5,000 textile producing units and retail shops and more than 20,000 power looms in the district remained closed for the fifth consecutive day

PIL seeks action against officials for fire in Chennai textile showroom
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PIL seeks action against officials for fire in Chennai textile showroom

A PIL seeking for a direction to punish officials concerned for failing to take action against the management of a textile showroom here, which was gutted in a fire two days ago, for the construction of its building in violation of rules and allowing it to function for years.

FM Jaitley says trouble in large corporates the root cause for bad loan mess in banks
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FM Jaitley says trouble in large corporates the root cause for bad loan mess in banks

Jaitley said that the core problem of NPAs was with "very large corporates", predominantly in the steel, power, infrastructure and textile sectors

Alibaba.com to help boost online exports through workshops
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Alibaba.com to help boost online exports through workshops

Over 350 resellers from these sectors came together to explore trade opportunities through e-commerce and mobile technology

Titan forays into premium sarees, women's ethnic wear under the brand name
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Titan forays into premium sarees, women's ethnic wear under the brand name "Taneira"

The company has opened its first Taneira store at here that has a collection of handwoven sarees and ethnic wears from across the country with products ranging up to Rs 2.5 lakh.

Demonetisation: Job losses mounting; MSME sector could take atleast 3 quarters to rebound
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Demonetisation: Job losses mounting; MSME sector could take atleast 3 quarters to rebound

Employment generation was a key priority of the government and the 12th Five Year Plan projects five crore new job opportunities to be generated in the non-farm sector besides also providing skill certification to an equivalent number of people

Meet Amancio Ortega, the reclusive retailer who overtook Bill Gates as world's richest
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Meet Amancio Ortega, the reclusive retailer who overtook Bill Gates as world's richest

As per the real time data from Forbes, net worth of Ortega stands at $78 billion as on Friday and that of Gates at $77.4 billion

Welspun India must pull up its socks and act quick to control damage, say experts
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Welspun India must pull up its socks and act quick to control damage, say experts

Some of the experts ask why did it take two years for Target to raise the issue. A few others feel this means the problem is systemic and Welspun cannot sit out waiting for the audit report to come out

Govt clears Rs 6,000 cr package for textiles, apparel, says move to create 1 cr new jobs in 3 yrs
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Govt clears Rs 6,000 cr package for textiles, apparel, says move to create 1 cr new jobs in 3 yrs

The measures approved include additional incentives for duty drawback scheme for garments, flexibility in labour laws to increase productivity as well as tax and production incentives for job creation in garment manufacturing