Sri Lanka commenced bilateral discussions yesterday with representatives from the European Union (EU) in relation to the recovery of GSP plus facilities.
The talks commenced in the backdrop of increasing trade between Sri Lanka and the EU region which edged close to US$ 5 billion. Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen expressed optimism over the talks given the positive response from EU representatives.
Hirdaramani Group has officially commenced work at their newest facility in Puthukkudiyiruppu, Mullaitivu, with an opening ceremony to mark the occasion attended by the Senior Management of the Group.
Currently employing 150 Sewing Machine Operators (SMOs), the Group is projecting a capacity of over 500 machines, 600 SMOs and a total cadre of over 850 employees by the end of 2015, delivering a monthly capacity of over 40,000 garments.
|A sight from the B2B event held by the Sri Lanka Chamber of Garment Exporters (SLCGE) and its partner Sri Lanka Apparel Sourcing Association (SLASA) recently|
Metallics, neon colours, laser cuts, sequins and leather vied for attention when Brandix, Sri Lanka’s inspiration-driven apparel manufacturer, brought the curtain down on the ‘Fashion Innovation Runway’ of the Sri Lanka Design Festival (SLDF) with a show-stealing segment.
Journal & Directory of the Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association, containing valuable information with regard to the apparel industry.
Issue No. 88