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Apparel exporters demand interest subsidy

FTA's with EU and Canada would help in mitigating "the duty disadvantage suffered by India vis-a-vis our competitors like Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam, Pakistan etc.

India's apparel exports rise by 25% in May

Labour and regulatory problems in major competitors Bangladesh, China and Myanmar also helped Indian exports.

Hike in duty drawback rates for garment to boost exports: AEPC

Duty drawback is the refund of duties on imported inputs for export items.

Garment exports up 19% to $1.27 bn in July: AEPC

India's garment exports grew by 19 percent year-on-year to USD 1.27 billion in July on the back of increasing demand in developed economies such as the US.

Garment exports could touch $30 billion in 3 years: AEPC

At present, import duty on synthetic fabrics is about 21 percent.

AEPC seeks Budget incentives to boost textiles exports

In its pre-budget proposals, the Apparel Exports Promotion Council (AEPC) Chairman A Sakthivel also asked for removal of service tax on services like exhibitions.

Apparel exports can treble on central incentive: AEPC

The apparel industry will be able to treble exports within three years if the Centre allows it to utilise 15 percent of the export turnover to import raw materials such as synthetic fabrics that are not available in the country, AEPC has said.

AEPC disappointed with RBI mid quarter monetary policy review

The apex bank on Tuesday kept the key interest rates unchanged but hinted at easing rates in January stating that with decline in inflation, the focus of monetary policy would shift to the task of removing impediments to growth.

FDI in retail: AEPC for increasing sourcing from SMEs to 50%

In a letter to Sharma, Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) President A Sakthivel said that the move would also help garment exporters in the country.

FDI in retail: Increase mandatory sourcing norm to 50%

Days after the government relaxed FDI norms in the retail sector, the country's apex apparel body AEPC on Tuesday said foreign retailers must be made to source up to 50 percent from MSMEs to protect domestic manufacturers.