Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Budget proposals are mixed bag for textiles – CITI
Budget proposals are mixed bag for textiles – CITI
11
Jul '14
The proposals in the Central Budget 2014-15 presented to the Parliament by the Hon’ble Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley are a “mixed bag” for the textiles industry according to Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI). 
 
Reacting to the budget proposals, Shri Prem Malik, Chairman, CITI in a statement issued here thanked the Finance Minister for continuing optional excise duty regime for textiles and clothing and for announcing several textile clusters in various parts of the country.  He added that the exemption of service tax on handling and transportation of cotton would be helpful both to the farmers and the textiles industry. 
 
Shri Prem Malik stated that extending investment allowance of 15% on investments of more than Rs.25 crores in plant and machinery and the proposal to develop an entrepreneur friendly bankruptcy framework for SMEs would be helpful to small units in the textiles industry. He requested that the bankruptcy framework may also be extended to larger units.
 
Shri Prem Malik requested the Finance Minster to withdraw the excise duty of 6% on PSF and PFY manufactured from plastic waste and scraps. He pointed out that such regenerated fibres are extensively used in the textiles industry and as a basic raw material the excise exemption on it has been adding to the competitiveness of the textiles industry.

Confederation of Indian Textile Industry


Must ReadView All

Israeli minister announces tax cuts on consumer goods

Apparel/Garments | On 14th Dec 2017

Israeli minister announces tax cuts on consumer goods

The Israeli Government will slash taxes by $227 million, finance...

Courtesy: Kelvin Techstyles

Apparel/Garments | On 14th Dec 2017

Kelvin Techstyles fuses style and function in city apparel

Fusing style and function in outdoor clothing, Roseville,...

India’s WPI inflation for textiles up 0.3% in Nov 2017

Textiles | On 14th Dec 2017

India’s WPI inflation for textiles up 0.3% in Nov 2017

India’s annual rate of inflation, based on monthly wholesale price...

Interviews View All

Spokesperson
Hugo Boss

'Hugo Boss works with carefully selected sourcing partners'

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Poojaa Kumar Deepak
Zeven

Zeven's performance sports apparel is designed for the Indian body type,...

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Erik Sy

Manila-based CustomThread is a start-up offering premium custom apparel...

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid

Oswal Prints Private Limited has been manufacturing and exporting ethnic...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

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

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads &amp; Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

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

December 2017

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

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.6%
No
12.0%
Skip
18.5%

Total Votes: 92

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
62.0%
No
30.4%
Skip
7.6%

Total Votes: 92

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.0%
No
9.8%
Skip
3.3%

Total Votes: 92

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
81.5%
No
8.7%
Skip
9.8%

Total Votes: 92


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