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Textile importers to get consent to prevent piracy of textile prints
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Nov '10
As stated by Appiah Donyina, Chairman of a Joint Task Force constituted to exercise a check on imports of illegally copied Ghanaian textile prints, soon, the textile importers would be required to furnish samples of goods that they want to import to a vetting committee, and will be able to import the same only if this committee approves those samples.

Donyina stated this while the task force under his leadership destroyed some 363 units of fake Ghanaian textiles confiscated by them. He said that this was being done in order to stop the importers from passing on designs of such illegally copied fabrics to textile producers in China and other countries for manufacturing fabrics which actually were developed by Ghanaian companies like ATL and GTP.

The Trade Ministry may shortly constitute a committee with representatives of Ghana Standards Board, the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, textile producers, Ministry of Trade, importers of textiles and the Textile Garment and Leather Employees Union, he said.

Following the World Trade Organization rules which permitted the holder of the intellectual property rights to initiate steps against piracy and to destroy such pirated goods to stop them from getting into circulation, the fake textile units were destroyed by burning, Donyina said.

He even asked the Ghanaian nationals to keep away from supporting such fake textiles, as they were being produced by using such chemicals which make them injurious for health.

Fibre2fashion News Desk-India


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