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Nigerian textile makers call for consistency in policies
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The Nigerian Government has been urged to bring consistency in its policies on locally produced textile and garment products.

Giving the call in Lagos, the National Union of Textile Garment Workers of Nigeria's (NUTGWN) newly elected President Mr. Oladele Hunsu said that allowing unnecessary import of foreign textile material would hamper domestic production.

While the Government on one hand is offering loans to enable textile and garment producers in the country to revive their grappling businesses, and on the other hand it is allowing entry of imported goods in the country. The two policies are quite opposed to each other, Mr. Hunsu said.

He said that any producer who manages to obtain loan to revive a factory, would again have to compete with imported textiles, which would pose a threat for the business.

Mr. Hunsu said some of the domestic textile and garment producers could be motivated to import textile materials for producing value added products, if these materials cost them less than domestically-produced ones.

The unplanned decision of allowing imports is negatively impacting the textile sector's employability.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

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