Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Handicrafts Corporation targets high this year
Handicrafts Corporation targets high this year
02
Jun '09
Encouraging response to the wood and textile based products produced by state's craftsmen encouraged Malaysian Handicrafts Promotion corporation to target RM15 million in the handicraft sales in Sabah this year, informed the Chairman, Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak.

State's handicraft industry is viewing a rising graph regarding the number of entrepreneurs involved in it, which is 2,218 at present and which stood at 1,553 last year, informed the Chairman.

Each year there is an increase in the value of handicraft items in Sabah, he said, with the involvement of more people, the sales target can surely be achieved.

Selleh said that the entrepreneurs specializing in metal-based and batik handicraft products will be developed more as such activities were on increase.

The corporation's Sabah branch will launch 12 projects involving 45 entrepreneurs with a target of RM5.5 million, to promote handicraft under 'One District, One Industry' concept, he added.

Salleh further informed that under the Ninth Malaysia Plan to implement projects for the development of handicraft in Sabah, the Federal government has allocated RM2 million to the corporation.

The corporation will also construct offices and workshops in Semporna for handicraft production, Salleh added, informing that the projects included upgrading the handicraft incubation centre in Kota Belud which is scheduled to start in the coming July.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Mikes Photos from Pexels

Apparel/Garments | On 17th Oct 2018

Bangladesh garment exports swell 14.66% in Q1 FY19

Readymade garment exports from Bangladesh increased by 14.66 per cent ...

Courtesy: WTO

Textiles | On 17th Oct 2018

WTO rejects Panama claim for $210-mn sanctions on Columbia

A World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel recently rejected Panama’s...

India ranks 147th in Oxfam world inequality index

Textiles | On 17th Oct 2018

India ranks 147th in Oxfam world inequality index

India has been ranked 147th among 157 countries in a new worldwide...

Interviews View All

Amrit Sethia, SOIE

Amrit Sethia
SOIE

‘The intimatewear category in India is slowly becoming trend-sensitive.’

Rajiv Sirohi, Shara

Rajiv Sirohi
Shara

‘Portugal is taking away a major share of the mill made sector.’

Headhonchos, Indian textile value chain

Headhonchos
Indian textile value chain

'One nation, one tax' is a great concept

Tina Antoniades,

Tina Antoniades

India-headquartered Lulu & Sky is a rapidly escalating brand with the...

Yash Jain & Sanjeev Jain,

Yash Jain & Sanjeev Jain

Divyam Export, launched about 30 years ago, exports to 15 countries,...

Erik Sy,

Erik Sy

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

Kerem Durdag, Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

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

Kazuaki Yazawa, Purdue University

Kazuaki Yazawa
Purdue University

Scientist <b>Kazuaki Yazawa</b> has developed thermoelectric semiconductor ...

Mark Brill, Birmingham City University (BCU)

Mark Brill
Birmingham City University (BCU)

<div>A technological breakthrough could see people getting messages about...

Ritu Kumar, Label Ritu Kumar

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Samar Firdos, Arvind Ltd

Samar Firdos
Arvind Ltd

<b>Samar Firdos</b>, Chief Manager (Design) at Lifestyle Apparel Denim...

Chandani Sahi, By Chandani

Chandani Sahi
By Chandani

By Chandani is a womenswear prêt couture brand with fusion silhouettes by...

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

Leave your Comments


October 2018

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

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search