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- Sputtering into the future. // Warsaw Business Journal;3/11/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p10
Comments on the warning issued by the World Bank to the government for delaying privatization plans and failing to reform labor laws in Poland. Statement regarding large state enterprises by officer Chris Hill; Efficacy of command economy; Reaction of the Democratic Left Alliance on the actions...
- Preparedness Matters Most Now. // Indian Textile Journal;Feb2006, Vol. 116 Issue 5, p1
The article emphasizes that the Indian textile industry must also tackle domestic problems weakening its competitiveness. While the industry faces strong competition from China and Australia, there are other worries on the home front. These include absence of a coherent policy level solutions,...
- India can be major player in global textile market with labour reforms. // Colourage;Nov2003, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p85
Reports that India can emerge as a major player in the global textile industry after the end of the quota regime in December 2004 provided the government ushers in reforms in labor laws and the electric power utilities in India curtail their distribution losses to bring down energy costs. Visaka...
- Hurdles on Path to Target. // Indian Textile Journal;May2010, Vol. 120 Issue 8, p9
The article comments on prospects for the global textile market in 2010. According to Sandro Salmoiraghi of the Italian Textiel Machinery Association ACIMIT, there are some signs of recovery in the market such as increased orders and renewed investments in key markets. It points out the need for...
- India's labour law reforms edge a step closer. Russell, Michelle // Aroq - Just-Style.com (Global News);9/21/2014, p1
The article reports that the Indian Textile Ministry has released the draft National Textiles Policy, which highlights the need for immediate labour law reforms to encourage the influx of investments into the textile sector and compete better globally. The report states that the current labour...
- Interactive meeting convened by the textile commissioner. // Colourage;Aug2003, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p105
Highlights the interactive meeting of textile industries in India. Interaction of Task Force to identify areas of improvement which include taxation structure and labor laws; Enhancement for turnover; Challenges for the post-quota regime.
- The Weak Link. // Indian Textile Journal;Sep2004, Vol. 114 Issue 12, p5
This article discusses the status of the Indian textile industry as of September 2004. In yarns, India has built a strong foundation. What needs to be done is some fine-tuning in terms of innovations. Initiatives with modest investment can bring about a profitable change, and spinners have to...
- Textile policy to focus on new markets. // Indian Textile Journal;Oct2014, Vol. 125 Issue 1, p22
The article reports on the proposal of the Indian government to improve labour laws, make special efforts to attract foreign investment and enter new markets with high export potential, such as Japan and China, with its aim to grab one-fifth of the global textile business and increase exports.
- Labour laws, costly credit crumple garment exports. // Pakistan Textile Journal;Sep2013, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p16
The article reports on the labour laws in India's textile industry citing the incapability of garment exports to be catapulted to a much higher growth trajectory as it is difficult to compete with countries such as China and Bangladesh that adopt industry-friendly policies.