Pakistan export drive targets UAE

Pakistan export drive: Pakistan  has set aside $170m to trigger a 10% – or $35bn – annual increase in  exports, according…

Asian exporters fill gap left by Western exodus from Russian fashion market

Russian fashion market: Asian apparel manufacturers, particularly  from Bangladesh and Vietnam, are taking full advantage of the exodus…

Tesco to open F&F clothing outlets in Moscow

Tesco‘s F&F clothing brand is to open its first Russian outlets in  Moscow in June. Two of the…

International fashion industry invited to set up factories in Russia

Source: ID1974 : Shutterstock International fashion industry invited to set up factories in Russia: Russia’s Deputy Industry…

Benetton puts faith in Russia’s long-term growth

Benetton: The Italian clothing retailer United Colors of Benetton has decided to defy the dangers of a weakening…

Gerry Weber to terminate Russian franchise agreements

Gerry Weber, the German clothing manufacturer Gerry Weber is considering terminating its Russian franchise agreements. It is…

VTB sets sights on Roberto Cavalli fashion house

Roberto Cavalli: The VTB Group’s investment arm VTB Capital is negotiating the acquisition of a controlling stake in Italian…

Uzbekistan textile companies to get Daewoo funding

Two Uzbekistan textile companies are to receive up to $22m of investment from South Korea’s Daewoo International.…

Russian online clothing and footwear sales set to rocket

Russian online clothing and footwear sales will be worth RUB 200bn by 2019 and RUB400bn by…

Shoe industry calls for leather export ban

Leather export ban: The Russian shoe industry federation RSKO has asked President Vladimir Putin to introduce a…

Sberbank invests RUB13.6bn in Pandora

Pandora: Sberbank CIB has agreed to finance the expansion of Danish jeweller Pandora’s Russian business to…

ITC assesses Tajik textile and clothing industries

Tajik textile and clothing:  Experts from the World Bank and UN-funded International Trade Centre (ITC) have been…

Overseas retailers freeze expansion plans

Overseas retailers freeze expansion plans: Several major foreign retailers and restaurant chains have put their plans…

KazAgro and Vicotex to supply wool to global fashion brands

KazAgro and Vicotex: Kazakhstan’s state-run agribusiness concern KazAgro company has signed a long-term co-operation agreement with…