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  Employment Insurance System

  FAQ on Industry 4.0

  The 2018 Budget Speech (27/10/2017)

  Incentives To Boost Productivity 2015/2016

  Comparison of Income Tax

  GAP Worldwide Suppliers List

  Requirements For The Rehiring Programme For Illegal Workers

  BESTINET Presentation on FWCMS

Weekly News 40/19 (5/10/2019)    

   Max Fashion initiates to donate clothes
   Uniqlo to make clothes from recycled plastic bottles
   Forever 21 leaves Hong Kong; closes its last store
   UAE Sourcing Fair    Date: 4-6/11/2019    Venue: Dubai

   Vietnamese plant ships 4 tonnes sheep wool yarn to Japan
   Mastercard to test digital payments for garment factory workers
   Lululemon to shut down remaining Ivivva stores; pulls out of kids category

Weekly News 39/19 (28/9/2019)   

   Minimum wage in Cambodia rises to $190 in 2020
   Pakistan reports low textile exports in July-August
   Myanmar’s garment sector on right track, says MGEA
   Australian wool auctions indicate strong but flat market
   Taiwan's Eclat Textile plans $170-mn Indonesia investment
   Vietnamese plant ships 4 tonnes sheep wool yarn to Japan

   Esprit witnesses big losses; however, signs of improvement seen
   Myntra and Tablez launch US kidswear brand OshKosh B’Gosh in India

Weekly News 38/19 (21/9/2019)   

   Toray to expand further in Vietnam!
   Inditex posts 7% growth in first 6 months
   Esprit’s ‘future store design’ launched in Beijing
   H&M sees highest sales growth in 3 years in Q3
   Negotiations for Cambodia’s minimum wage continue
   Apparel export earning drops by 0.33% in July-August
   Karnataka garment workers demand increase in wages

   Myanmar's garment export reaches $4.3 bn in 11 months

Weekly News 36/19 (7/9/2019)  

   After spin off, Gap to retain its name
   Guess Jeans launches Guess Sports
   Primark to train 160,000 cotton farmers
   Bangladesh, Argentina agree to boost trade
   Egypt issues decree regulating cotton trading

   Is zero import duty for Bangladesh a threat for India?
   Japanese firms make jacket with synthetic protein textile

Weekly News 35/19 (31/8/2019)     

   RMG export posts 9.7% growth in July
   Italian streetwear brand in Greater China now!
  
Gap Inc net sales down 2% to $4 bn in Q2 2019
   US firms told to leave PRC after tariff hike announcement

   Commerce Minister urges Brazil to slash 35% import duty
   Li& Fung’s turnover sees 8.4% decline! Net profits increase
   Puma joins global Fashion Pact to protect climate, oceans

Weekly News 35/19 (31/8/2019)     

   RMG export posts 9.7% growth in July
   Italian streetwear brand in Greater China now!
  
Gap Inc net sales down 2% to $4 bn in Q2 2019
   US firms told to leave PRC after tariff hike announcement

   Commerce Minister urges Brazil to slash 35% import duty
   Li& Fung’s turnover sees 8.4% decline! Net profits increase
   Puma joins global Fashion Pact to protect climate, oceans

Weekly News 34/19 (24/8/2019)    

   Uniqlo’s first roadside store in the Philippines!
   WPI inflation for apparel drops 1.2% in July 2019

   US cotton exports fall in major markets outside Vietnam
   Indonesian textile-garment sector expanded by 20.71% in Q2
   50,000 new jobs! A new strategy to revive Uganda’s textile industry
   Iran sees increase in textile exports; imposes restrictions on imports
   Bangladesh, Vietnam and India steer export to USA in first half of 2019

Weekly News 33/19 (17/8/2019)      

   Trade war causes slump in Giordano sales
   H&M x Toca Life kidswear capsule goes on sale!
   Versace apologises after T-shirt draws Chinese wrath
   Some Vietnamese garment units sees decline in orders

   Indonesia raising volume of garment-textile exports to US
  
US delays 10% tariff on some clothing imports from China
   3 million garment workers may struggle if tariff-free status is withdrawn, says GMAC
   Readymade garments from China coming in duty-free through Bangladesh: Apparel industrialists

Weekly News 32/19 (10/8/2019)   

   RMG sector earns big from export to India!
   Trump to impose 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese Goods
   Puma sales rise in first 6 months! New stores unveiled in China
  
Labour-related issues! Challenges ahead for Vietnam’s textile sector
   Bangladesh and Vietnam jointly gain 2nd largest apparel exporter position
   Vietnam hasn’t gained much from US-China trade war, says VITAS Chairman

   Nike announces its acquisition of Celect aiming to better predict shopping behaviour
   Giordano reports decline in profits for second consecutive quarter owing to US-China

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