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Apparel

Sri Lanka apparel exporters get some orders as Coronavirus lockdowns ease in the West

Orders are beginning to trickle into Sri Lanka's apparel export firms as Coronavirus lockdowns are eased in the West and...

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Sri Lanka starts shipping 200mn face mask made by Brandix to the United States

Sri Lanka's Brandix, a top apparel group said it had started shipping 200 million face masks to made at its factories to...

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Brandix apparel plants in Sri Lanka, India making PPE in Covid-19 battle

Sri Lanka's Brandix, an apparel group with operations in India and Bangladesh is turning its factories into making perso...

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Bangladesh garment factories reopen, defying virus lockdown

Hundreds of Bangladesh's garment factories defied a nationwide coronavirus lockdown to reopen on Sunday, raising fears t...

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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...

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 ...

Sri Lankan retailers need to integrate sustainability into business

ECONOMYNEXT - Sustainability needs to become a part of how business is carried out and not just something to do on the s...

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Sri Lanka cuts value added tax on fabric imports to 5-pct

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s government said it has slashed value added tax on fabric imports to five percent...

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Sri Lanka design school and Bangladesh plan eco-friendly jute apparel

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh apparel makers are in high-level discussions to deepen collaboration around innovation with pla...

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Sri Lanka apparel exports grow 12-pct in June 2018

ECONOMYNEXT- Sri Lankan apparel exports grew 12.1 percent from a year earlier to 427 million US dollars in June 2018, wi...

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Sri Lanka's Hayleys Fabric back in profit in June quarter

ECONOMYNEXT –Sri Lanka's Hayleys Fabric returned to profit in the June 2018 quarter with net earnings of 16 milli...

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Sri Lankan apparel exporter sets up employee training facility

ECONOMYNEXT – Brandix, a top Sri Lankan apparel exporter and one of the biggest employers in the industry, has se...

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Sri Lanka's Teejay Lanka June quarter net profits up 27-pct on GSP Plus

ECONOMYNEXT - Profits at Sri Lanka's listed fabric maker Teejay Lanka grew 27 percent from a year earlier to 279.3 milli...

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Sri Lanka apparel exports rebound in May 2018

Sri Lanka’s apparel exports bounced back in May 2018 growing 9.3 percent from a year earlier to 375 million US do...

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Sri Lanka apparel exports fall in April

Sri Lanka’s apparel exports for April 2018 fell 4.2 percent from a year earlier, amid a fall in exports to the US...

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Sri Lanka’s Teejay completes Indian expansion, doubles fabric capacity

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan fabric maker Teejay Lanka said it has doubled apacity of its Indian mill with the comple...

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Sri Lanka's Teejay Lanka March 2018 quarter earnings up 3-pct

Sri Lanka's Teejay Lanka, a fabric maker, says profits grew 3 percent from a year earlier to 508.4 million rupees in the...

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Sri Lanka apparel exports hit US$4.8bn in 2017

ECONOMYNEXT - Apparel shipments from Sri Lanka, its main industrial export, hit a high of US$ 4.81 billion in 2017, up 3...

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Sri Lanka's Hela Clothing plans Africa expansion after Ethiopia success

Sri Lanka based Hela Clothing said a factory set up in Ethiopia with 800 workers had become the most efficient in the co...

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Sri Lanka expects US$4.7bn from apparel exports in 2017

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s total apparel exports for 2017 are expected to be around US$4.7 billion with ear...

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Sri Lanka’s Brandix in JV with Best Pacific to make synthetic fabric

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan apparel exporter Brandix has signed a joint venture agreement with Best Pacific of Hong ...

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High cotton prices, taxes trim Sept quarter profits at Sri Lanka’s Teejay

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lankan export fabric maker Teejay Lanka Plc reported net profit fell 37% to Rs370 million in the quart...

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Komar opens garment innovation center in Sri Lanka

ECONOMYNEXT – Komar, a U.S.-based sleep and intimate apparel design, manufacturing and distribution company, has ...

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Sri Lanka apparel exporter in chemical leasing deal

ECONOMYNEXT - MAS Holdings, one of Sri Lanka’s top apparel exporters, has struck a chemical leasing deal a paint ...

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Floods cause June quarter loss at Sri Lanka’s Hayleys Fabric

ECONOMYNEXT – Floods which disrupted production caused Sri Lanka’s Hayleys Fabric to make a loss of Rs25 m...

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Hirdramani factory in Sri Lanka's north gets top green stamp

Sri Lanka's Hirdramani group said its new factory in Puthukudiyruppu, in the north of the island, has got a top green st...

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