Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Textiles Committee to conduct workshop on NTBs
Textiles Committee to conduct workshop on NTBs
22
Sep '12
The Ministry of Textiles and The Indian Silk Export Promotion Council (ISEPC) in association with Textiles Committee, under the Ministry of Textiles is organising a Capacity Building Programme (CBP) under the project “Implication of Non Tariff Barriers (NTBs) on Textiles and Clothing Exports of India” on 25th September 2012 at Silver Oak, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. 
 
This is the first amongst a series of 10 workshops which is planned by Textiles Committee at important textile centres of the country with the active support of different Export Promotion Councils under the Ministry of Textiles. The theme of the CBP is “Compliance and Strategy for Trade Facilitation”. 
 
The inauguration of the workshop will be solemnized by the Secretary (Textiles), Government of India, Smt Kiran Dhingra, IAS, while Shri S.P Oswal, Chairman of Textiles Committee and Chairman & Managing Director of Vardhman Textiles Limited will address the delegates as the Guest of Honour. The other dignitaries attending the workshop are Shri V Srinivas, IAS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Shri A.B Joshi, Textile Commissioner of India; and Smt Monika Garg, IAS Joint Secretary, Ministry of Textiles. In the technical sessions of the workshop, the experts will deliberate on issues related to NTBs including its effects on the exports of textiles and clothing sector. 
 
With the reduction of tariffs under the Doha Development Round (DDA) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), most of the countries have been increasingly using NTBs as a major trade restrictive measure for denying market access to the export interest of other countries.
 
NTBs are trade barriers other than the tariff barriers and can take various forms. Broadly these can be categorized as Import Policy Barriers, Standards, Testing, Labeling and Certification requirements, Anti-dumping & Countervailing Measures, Export Subsidies and Domestic Support, Government procurement & Private Standards, etc. These measures are being imposed by the importing countries in the name of Quality, Social and Environment, Ethical Compliances Standards and many more. Further, implementation of Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulation by the European Union is the latest addition to the basket of these barriers. Also, these country specific barriers are complemented by the importers/buyers with private standards, which, the importers project as business & market promotion tools.  
 
 

Must ReadView All

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

Indian GDP to grow at 7.5% this fiscal: Arun Jaitley

The GDP of India will grow at the rate of 7.5 per cent in 2017-18 as...

Textiles | On 24th Apr 2017

US’ textile manufacturers applaud Buy American order

US' National Council of Textile Organisations has favoured President...

Interviews View All

Prabu Mohanram
Balavigna Weaving Mills Pvt Ltd

The biggest challenge that the weaving industry faces is high price

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

C Kamatchisundaram
Voltas

ITME is an occasion not only to receive new leads but also to work on...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

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