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The Fiber Year 2020 – Slowing textile and apparel trade flows

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Denim manufacturers are eager for fiber innovations

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Top 10 textile and apparel exporters

The 20th anniversary issue of The Fiber Year includes textile and clothing trade data for 60 countries, of which most in 2019 were on a lower level. Some Asian low-cost industries succeeded to lift exports, with Cambodia and Myanmar recording double-digit growth rates. The fastest increase of exports in relative terms has been noticed for …

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Stretch in denim jeans has been pioneered by Invista’s Lycra.

By Adrian Wilson, International Correspondent

Advanced fibers are now critical to the marketing campaigns of fabric mills supplying the $60 billion denim apparel market. Differentiation is the key in this highly competitive field and companies are quick to jump on any new development that can provide it.

Over the past decade, huge vertically-integrated capacities for the production of denim have been built up by companies in the three major manufacturing countries of the Indian subcontinent

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