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More jobs coming up in textile clothing & footwear sector

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Jan '11
The Textile Clothing and Footwear sector, in pursuance of a marketing grant extended by the government is considering increasing its exports to $150 million and may thus hire 6,000 new workers over the next three years.

The government grant has underpinned the industry's continued efforts to generate marketing awareness. With this grant the industry this year intends to carry forward the initiatives that were executed last year, and thereby proposes to boost its exports and manpower.

A delegation, under the "Make it in Fiji" crusade, last year paid a visit to Melbourne to participate in a trade fair there. This "Make it in Fiji" campaign is mainly intended at developing an image of the industry in its export markets and at exploring new secondary export markets.

Experts said that, the industry, besides working on increasing its productivity and betterment of the quality is also focusing on improving the marketing initiatives.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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