Apparel Buzz

Sri Lanka to achieve apparel export target of US$10bn by 2016

Sri Lanka is heading towards achieving the apparel export target of US$ 10 billion by 2016, set by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen said.



Sri Lanka 25 Program to gear the entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka | Powered by AllWorld and JAAF

Ensuring AllWorld Network program’s establishment in Sri Lanka, the country last March initiated the Sri Lanka Fast Growth 25 program which is to be known as “SriLanka 25”. Sri Lanka Fast Growth 25’ (SriLanka25) program is crafted to facilitate and support the entrepreneurship spirit of Sri Lanka under the partnership of AllWorld Network and the Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF).


Sri Lanka Apparel Brands Association ( SLABA) launched their new website.

z bus800Sri Lanka Apparel Brands Association ( SLABA) who is also a member of Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF) have launched their new website on last Saturday (21st June 2014), which is Sri Lanka’s first ever Apparel brand portal as another step forward in the ladder of developing Sri Lankan apparel Industry under the distinguished patronage of Economic Affairs Development Minister Basil Rajapakse.


Year-round bonanza for garment workers

19,000 employees get privileged benefits in Phase One of program


Aviraté: Shaping a global journey

  • Expands intoCanadaandSouth East Asiathis year
  • Spring/summer collectionfor 2014 to be outon Friday
  • Corporate wear – the trend for autumn/winterthis year
  • Newtechnologyutilised tomake businessglobally relevant

Sampath Bank joins JAAF in launching smart card

Ransalu Pranaama is a program aimed at recognising and rewarding all those in the apparel sector for their contribution and dedication towards the industry which is today a major contributor to the economy through exports of quality garments to the international markets.


Brandix i3 supports global software coding initiative ‘Hour of Code’

Thirty Sri Lankan children joined thousands around the world last week to learn coding, in support of the global ‘Hour of Code’ initiative spearheaded by the American non-profit,


Brandix-MIT Global Startup Labs-SLASSCOM partner to drive start-ups

A noteworthy tripartite initiative to stimulate technology start-ups by Sri Lankan university students and recent graduates gets underway in January 2014 with corporate sponsorship and participatory inputs from Brandix.


Brandix and Israel’s Tefron team up for joint venture in fabric industry

Sri Lanka’s leader in apparel manufacturing, Brandix, and Tefron, a seamless fabric manufacturer based in Israel, have teamed up to form a joint venture, according to Israeli business daily ‘Globes’.


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