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Organic Cotton Guides From Kering and TE Meant to Make Sourcing Easier

Aiming to provide a blueprint for companies sourcing organic cotton, and incorporating it into their supply chains, Kering and Textile Exchange have published two comprehensive guides on the organic cotton trade today.

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Reverse Resources Report: Technology Can Diminish Textile Waste

Garment manufacturers producing textiles and apparel for many of the world’s major fashion brands are wasting an average of 25 percent of resources through fabric and garment production, a report published today by Reverse Resources shows.

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Global Yarn and Fabric Output Increased in Second Quarter, Led by Brazil and Asia

Global yarn production and fabric output increased in the second quarter and is expected to stay stable in the third quarter and increase in the last three months of the year.

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Soil Association Report Decries India’s GM Cotton Use

A new report by the U.K.-based Soil Association on what it calls “the astronomical rise and catastrophic fall of GM cotton in India” details and criticizes efforts to expand genetically modified cotton in India.

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PAN UK Report Cites Uneven Progress in Pesticide Use in Cotton Farming

The use of pesticides in cotton farming has shown some improvement over the years, particularly in the utilization of less harmful chemicals, but progress remains slow, according to a new report from the Pesticide Action Network U.K.

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PV’s First Vision Barometer Shows Growth in Textile Production Outpacing Leather

Première Vision’s first Vision Barometer, created to study the economy of creative materials for fashion, showed an uptick in textile production in 2016 and a slight downturn in leather manufacturing.

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Global Cotton Output Seen Rising Amid Demand Fluctuation and Weather Woes

With output projected to increase by 4 percent to 6 million tons, India will remain the world’s largest cotton producer in 2017-18., according to the International Cotton Advisory Committee.

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