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Bankrupt Sintex Industries' stocks double after RIL bid

Sify 30 Nov 2021
Sintex Industries, which was incorporated back in 1931, deals in textiles and yarns, and has presence across major Asian, European, US and African markets.This story is cleared from an automated feed.
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This rising star designer is embracing her Congolese heritage on her own terms

The Philadelphia Tribune 30 Nov 2021
The collection itself was a tribute to her Congolese heritage, employing her distinctive use of African-influenced color and silhouettes to pay tribute to the country’s women ... “If you’re African then you know about African seamstresses and how detail is so important, and the color is so important, and prints are so important.
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Bankrupt Sintex Industries’ stocks double after RIL bid

The Siasat Daily 29 Nov 2021
The Gujarat-based textile company is currently undergoing a corporate ... Sintex Industries, which was incorporated back in 1931, deals in textiles and yarns, and has presence across major Asian, European, US and African markets.
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Lubaina Himid review – a promise unfulfilled

The Observer 28 Nov 2021
The Lubaina Himid retrospective at Tate Modern ought to be momentous ... Born in Zanzibar to a white English mother and a black African father, the infant Himid was brought to London immediately after his premature death ... Architecture ... Monuments. an installation of overturned jelly moulds painted with African textiles on a tabletop landscape ... Photograph ... .
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Kariamu Welsh, pioneer of African dance studies, dies at 72

The Philadelphia Tribune 26 Nov 2021
Welsh, an early scholar of African diaspora dance who was professor emerita of dance at Temple University in Philadelphia and the artistic director of her own troupe, Kariamu & Company ... And she looked at African art and textiles and drew imagery from that too ... “African Dance.
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Supporting Indian Trade and Investment in Africa (SITA) launches two fresh reports and serves up ...

MENA FN 25 Nov 2021
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) Textile and Leather promise to create masses of decent employment (including for women), and contribute to increased–exports–to generally build green ... .
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Seloba Creations showcases designs in Djibouti

Mmegi Online 19 Nov 2021
Thapelo Seloba of Seloba Creations and her crew recently hoisted the Botswana flag high when they showcased their talent at the SITA International Exhibition of African Textile in Djibouti ... got to know about African textile industry in terms of production and distribution buyers.
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Small businesses attend continental trade fair

New Business Ethiopia 19 Nov 2021
“These are SMEs producing goods and/or services with high potential for intra-African trade,” said Mr Karingi, adding that their economic activities cross all agriculture, agro-processing, and other manufacturing sectors such as coffee, poultry and associated ...
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Antony Blinken: What we've learnt from new US policy on Africa

BBC News 19 Nov 2021
Africa is the world's youngest continent, estimates say by 2050 one in four people in the world will be African ... There has been no impact therefore on the textile industry in African countries. The African market, while being large is also disjointed from country to country, with significant infrastructure, logistical and tariffs challenges.
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Two-year extension of VAT relief on African prints not enough - GFL

Ghana News Agency 18 Nov 2021
“Simply meaning, it cost a lot of money to invest in textiles ... The Finance Minister during the reading said in 2019, VAT relief was provided on African prints for textile manufacturers to enable them resuscitate their operations and provide affordable textiles to the market.
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Razak worried gas shortages may slow down export growth

Dawn 18 Nov 2021
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, ... The commerce ministry is coming up with a new set of incentives for textile exporters that go into ladies’ and children’s products, which have higher profit margins, and ship them to African countries and Central Asian Republics.
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VAT relief for textile manufacturers extended by 2 years - Ofori-Atta

Ghana Web 17 Nov 2021
Textile manufacturers will continue to benefit from VAT relief. This is to cushion them to produce more textiles ... "In 2019, VAT relief was provided on African prints for textile manufacturers to enable them resuscitate their operations and provide affordable textiles to the market.
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No more wasteful tax exemptions – Ofori-Atta

Joy Online 17 Nov 2021
More reliefs for textile industry. The Minister also announced a two-year extension of the Value Added Tax (VAT) relief on African prints for textile manufacturers in the country. According to him, the extension is to enable them to resuscitate their operations and provide affordable textiles to the market. Limiting of VAT flat rate to retailers ... .
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2022 Budget: No more wasteful tax exemptions – Govt

Ghana Web 17 Nov 2021
More Reliefs for Textile Industry. The Minister also announced a two-year extension of the Value Added Tax (VAT) relief on African prints for textile manufacturers in the country. According to him, the extension is to enable them to resuscitate their operations and provide affordable textiles to the market. Limiting of VAT flat rate to retailers ... .
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2022 Budget: No more wasteful tax exemptions – Government

Ghana Web 17 Nov 2021
More Reliefs for Textile Industry. The Minister also announced a two-year extension of the Value Added Tax (VAT) relief on African prints for textile manufacturers in the country. According to him, the extension is to enable them to resuscitate their operations and provide affordable textiles to the market. Limiting of VAT flat rate to retailers ... .
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