Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Gloden Fibre – Jute set to get its shine back
Gloden Fibre – Jute set to get its shine back
05
Feb '08
Although Bangladesh is the world's largest exporter of jute and its products, presently it is facing stiff competition with the synthetic products. Due to continuous loss in the traditional jute manufacturing sector, the Government is providing a huge amount of subsidy every year.

To bring back the lost shine of the 'Golden Fibre' a 10 day training programme was conducted which ended on January 31. The sessions were organized by Jute Diversification Promotion Centre (JDPC) in Rangpur, one of the major cities in Bangladesh. The course was organized under the Small Scale Entrepreneurship Development Project in Promoting Textile-oriented Jute Products which was inaugurated by Chairman of Kholeya UP Faruk Hossain.

The training was for the unemployed women on jute-based handloom and collage industries. JDPC has been providing all necessary assistance to the local entrepreneurs for setting up of jute-based industries including cottage and handloom industries.

To revive the small scale and cottage industry, the sector is now coming up with fashionable, eco-friendly products that are slowly attracting attention of the people. Shopping bags, blankets, carpets, footwear, wall pieces are some of the few products which have started making its presence felt.

Must ReadView All

President Donald Trump; Courtesy: White House

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2017

US textile industry eager to work with President Trump

The US textile industry is eager to work with President Donald Trump...

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2017

LyondellBasel expands Texas plant ethylene capacity

US based producer of petrochemicals and speciality chemicals...

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2017

China’s cotton imports down 39% in 2016

China’s total cotton imports declined by 39.1 per cent to ...tons in...

Interviews View All

Cyril Pereira
Reed Exhibitions India, organiser of Asian Machine Tool Exhibition 2016

'Major problem in the textile machinery manufacturing industry is the lack ...

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Karel Williams
Dow Microbial Control

'Silvadur is most rapidly adopted in areas where hygiene-conscious and...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Bani Batra

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

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

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
January 2017

January 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search