In the opening plenary of the SAF, Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation and former President of BGMEA Md. Atiqul Islam, said: “Today building a sustainable, responsible and ethical apparel industry will not only bring benefits for the manufacturers, but also it is also equally beneficial for our economy.” © BAE

19/05/2022 – Sustainable Apparel Forum

Sustainable Apparel Forum

Accelerate apparel sustainability in Post-Covid

Policy makers, industry leaders, brands’ representatives and fashion campaigners gathered in Dhaka to accelerate momentum of sustainability in Bangladesh’s ... By  Editorial staff

Houssine Chekkar (on the left), Owner and Managing Director of Masaka Business Solutions, and Thomas Macina, Global Sales Manager, Label & Flexible Packaging, Durst Group. © Durst Group

11/05/2022 – Business in Africa

Business in Africa

Durst partners with Masaka Business Solutions

Durst Group agrees distribution partnership with Masaka Business Solutions in North Africa and West Africa for the Label & Flexible Packaging business ... By  Sibylle Michel

EUTI offers a single contact point for Ukrainian companies who seek support and cooperation with EU counterparts, and vice versa. © Negro Elkha/

Euratex has launched its EU-Ukraine Textile Initiative, which aims at facilitating cooperation between European and Ukrainian textile and apparel companies. By  Editorial staff

Global Business Sentiment, Q1 ‘21 – Q1 ‘22 © GlobalData

02/05/2022 – Economy


Business sentiment remained flat in Q1 2022

Business sentiment plateaued in Q1 2022 compared to the previous quarter, while gaining 6% compared to Q1 2021. By  Editorial staff

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the European Commission will present the newest developments regarding the respective bioeconomy strategy. © Baifoworld/

26/04/2022 – Sustainability


Biotexfuture Forum in Spring 2022

The 5th Biotexfuture Forum on May 18, 2022, will focus on the EU and german bioeconomy strategy and its impact on the textile industry. By  Editorial staff

YIWUTEX/YIWUSEW 2022 is now open for free visitor registration. © ZhejiangTex

25/04/2022 – Trade fairs

Trade fairs

ZhejiangTex returns in June 2022

ZhejiangTex, trade fair for the textile and garment industry, will be held under the name YIWUTEX/YIWUSEW from 8–10 June 2022 at the Yiwu International ... By  Editorial staff

Chairperson and Vice Chairpersons of the VDMA Textile Machinery (from left): Verena Thies, Dr. Janpeter Horn and Regina Brückner. © VDMA

20/04/2022 – Personnel matter

Personnel matter

New Chairperson at Textile Machinery Association

Dr. Janpeter Horn, Managing Director of August Herzog Maschinenfabrik, is the new Chairperson of the VDMA Textile Machinery. By  Sibylle Michel