Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / AEPC puts efforts to avoid mention in US black-list
AEPC puts efforts to avoid mention in US black-list
28
Aug '10
Tremors are being felt across the Indian garment export sector as in all likelihood; India may find itself once again in the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA List), which will be announced by the US in September 2010.

India had found mention in the last list prepared by the US administration in September 2009, after which the industry had stepped up its efforts to seriously cleanse the sector of the stigma of child labour attached to it.

The apex body of garment exporters, Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC), too had recently, drafted a common compliance code in line with global industry norms and had also engaged US based attorneys to lobby for India.

To put matters in better perspective, the US, is the biggest market for Indian textile and clothing exports and a mention once again in the TVPRA List, could have serious recupersions for the apparel industry in India.

Indian government and AEPC officials had recently visited Washington and met the US Department of Labour officials, in a last-ditch effort to save India from finding mention for the second year in succession in the TVPRA List.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Reliance Industries

Textiles | On 24th Apr 2017

Reliance’s FY17 revenue from petrochemicals up 12.2%

Increase in prices across polymers and polyester chain has...

Textiles | On 24th Apr 2017

India, Kazakhstan to increase cooperation in textiles

Indian and Kazakhstan are deliberating upon increasing cooperation in ...

Textiles | On 24th Apr 2017

GST reflects 'One nation, One aspiration' spirit: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the Goods and Services Tax ...

Interviews View All

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Arvind Saraf
Triveni Sarees

e-Commerce is still evolving fast with constant flux and surprises

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
April 2017

April 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search