Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / South Africa's SACTWU welcomes BRICS Summit declaration

South Africa's SACTWU welcomes BRICS Summit declaration

18
Nov '19
Pic: Shutterstock
Pic: Shutterstock
The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) affiliated to the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has welcomed the latest BRICS Summit Declaration as adopted by heads of state last week during the BRICS Summit in Brazil, especially the declaration’s commitment to combat under-invoicing of imported goods.

This is undoubtedly one of the most significant developments over the last decade, to normalise fair trade for the textile and apparel industry and to stamp out illegal imports, the union said in a press release.

It is a significant concrete step in the implementation of the commitments that the South African government had made in the retail clothing, textile, footwear and leather (R-CTFL) masterplan, which the union, businesses and social partners had signed on 6 November at the 2nd Presidential Investor Conference held in Johannesburg, the union said.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (DS)


Interviews View All

Stefan Warnaar, Peak to Plateau

Stefan Warnaar
Peak to Plateau

People are willing to pay for quality and performance

Abhishek Samdaria, Reflete

Abhishek Samdaria
Reflete

GST will certainly reduce a lot of paperwork in future

Poojaa Kumar Deepak, Zeven

Poojaa Kumar Deepak
Zeven

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

Marcello Galvanin,

Marcello Galvanin

Galvanin has more than 50 years of experience in the production of textile ...

Yogesh Kanani,

Yogesh Kanani

Incorporated in 1999, Purani Textiless Private Limited is a leading...

Yash Jain & Sanjeev Jain,

Yash Jain & Sanjeev Jain

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

Ayyappa Nagubandi, Broadcast Wearables Pvt Ltd

Ayyappa Nagubandi
Broadcast Wearables Pvt Ltd

Hyderabad-based Broadcast Wearables has come up with the country's first...

Daniel Kaye, RocketLife

Daniel Kaye
RocketLife

<div>RocketLife, an award-winning developer of breakthrough visual...

Ian Russell, Pireta

Ian Russell
Pireta

UK-based Pireta has developed a unique free-form process to add durable,...

Wendell Rodricks, Wendell Rodricks

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

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

Adriano Goldschmied, AG Jeans

Adriano Goldschmied
AG Jeans

The hype around 'designer jeans' was created by him. And the new wave of...

Silvia Venturini Fendi, Fendi s.r.l

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

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


December 2019

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


Advanced Search