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Sunday September 19th, 2021
Apparel

Sri Lanka's Hirdramani group says one Covid-19 staffer positive in a factory

Sri Lanka's Hirdramani group says it is contact tracing and conducting more tests after a staffer was confirmed with Cor...

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Sri Lanka Coronavirus cluster tops 2000, KEPZ factories reach 170 Covid-19 cases

Sri Lanka's expanding Minuwangoda Coronavirus cluster reached 2014 on October 16 with 115 cases confirmed during the day...

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Covid second wave must be blamed on government not Apparel-Maker – Opposition MP

The Opposition is saying the government is trying to blame Brandix for the second wave of Covid 19 infections while the ...

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South Asia’s Garment export sector needs regional outlook, new markets

COVID -19 or not, South Asia’s readymade garment sector needs to strengthen its regional ties and explore new markets ...

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Sri Lanka apparel sector ready to pay for worker Coronavirus vaccines

Sri Lanka's apparel exporters are ready to bear the cost of vaccinating 350,000 workers if the government could help sou...

Sri Lanka plantations firms propose wage model

Sri Lanka's Regional Plantations Companies have proposed a wage model which they say allows daily wage f 1,105 rupees in...

Sri Lanka apparel exports up 2.8-pct in Nov with investments in production

Sri Lanka's apparel exports grew 2.8 percent to 459 million US dollars from a year earlier in November 2019 due to an in...

Mahadiya Hamza

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Avirate fashion of Sri Lanka to continue global expansions in tie-up with Expolanka

Avirate, a Sri Lanka-based fashion label, said it will continue global expansions after signing a supply chain improveme...

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Sri Lanka’s McLarens Holdings eyes automobile component manufacture

Sri Lanka's McLarens Holdings, a shipping sector player that has started an advanced engineering and productivity enhanc...

Tania Madies

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Singapore's Zilingo acquires Sri Lanka's nCinga for US$15.5mn

Zilingo, a Singapore-based fashion platform, has acquired Sri Lanka's nCinga Innovations for 15.5 million US dollars in ...

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HSBC, IUCN to study on sustainability in Sri Lanka apparel sector

HSBC Sri Lanka, in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), have begun a study to pla...

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Sri Lanka plans fabric processing zone in East, targets China

Sri Lanka's apparel industry is planning a fabric processing park in Eravur, Batticaloa in the East of the island, to dr...

Tania Madies

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Sri Lanka Hirdaramani deploys cost cutting start-up software in apparel group factories

Sri Lanka's Hirdaramani apparel conglomerate is deploying new quality management software developed by a group IT start-...

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Sri Lanka's Hirdaramani, Bangladesh apparel firms on HSBC Serai tech platform

Sri Lanka's Hirdaramani group and several Bangladesh apparel firms are among early adopters of a supply chain matching s...

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Sri Lanka recycling 30-pct of waste plastic, producing apparel, exports

Sri Lanka is re-cycling 30 percent of its waster plastic including waste washing up on its shores, into fabric and brush...

Mahadiya Hamza

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Omega Line in US$24mn Sri Lanka lingerie factory expansion

Italy's Calzedonia group has over 4,600 shops in 42 countries in Europe,

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Brandix wins Sri Lanka exporter of the year award

Colombo-based Brandix, an apparel group which has expanded overseas into two continents and employs around 60,000 people...

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Sri Lanka’s Odel lobbying for lower import duties, to lure tourists

Sri Lankan retailer Odel is lobbying the government to reduce import duties and help make the island an attractive shopp...

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Tariffs push some US firms to exit China for Sri Lanka, Bangladesh

As fresh US tariffs on Chinese imports kick in, Illinois-based phone accessories manufacturer Ben Buttolph has been urge...

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Teejay Lanka to up revenues to US$300mn with productivity driven capacity boost

Teeja Lanka Plc, a apparel maker which has operations in Sri Lanka and India is planning to grow revenues 50 percent in ...

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Sri Lanka’s Hirdaramani apparel exporter in circular economy push, cuts waste

Sri Lanka’s Hirdaramani Group has teamed up with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s ‘Make Fashion Circular’ initia...

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Sri Lanka's Teejay Lanka net up 62-pct on strong orders, rupee collapse

Sri Lanka's Teejay Lanka Plc, a fabric maker which also has facilities in India said profits grew by 62 percent to 453 m...

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Sri Lanka's Teejay eyes sales to new apparel plants in Africa, South Asia

Sri Lanka's Teejay Lanka Plc, one of South Asia's largest fabric mills, is eyeing sales to new apparel factories being s...

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Teejay Sri Lanka to make lace with LFT of China

Sri Lanka's Teejay Lanka Plc, one of South Asia's largest fabric mills, is planning to diversify into lace production in...

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MAS Holdings to develop wearable menstruation tech for Sri Lankan women

MAS Holdings, an apparel manufacturer, is working on wearable technology to make menstruation more bearable for Sri Lank...

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Sri Lanka apparel exports cross US$5bn with record US holiday season

ECONOMYNEXT- Sri Lanka's garment and textile exports in 2018 had grown 5 percent from a year earlier to 5 billion US dol...

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