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Greetings from LIVA!

Thank you for being an invaluable member of Liva Accredited Partner Forum. Your insights and focused business approach in Yarns and Liva fabric have truly been enriching.

We, at Liva Accredited Partner Forum, have always tried to focus on finding innovative ways to assist you to stay connected with success. This newsletter is an expedient tool to bring to you useful industry insights and the latest from Liva and LAPF.

It’s an exciting time for us as we continue to progress, expand & stay motivated. There are promising times ahead as we take on the new financial year with new hopes and aspirations.
You can expect more coming from the forum in the near future and witness the unfolding of various events – Liva Confluence’17, LAPF Awards, etc.
Feel free to reach out to our relationship team and share your thoughts and comments.

I assure you that I’ll personally watch over all your suggestions and feedback.

Warm regards,

Manohar Samuel
President – Birla Cellulose

  LIVA unveils its SS18 collection
LIVA recently held LAPF Studio Customer Meet to unveil its SS18 LIVA collection. At the event, Mr. Nelson Jaffery, Head Designer, talked about the collection and the inspiration behind the same. He also spoke on how Birla Cellulose extends its support to its value chain partners, right from spinners to garment manufacturers, exporters, brands and buying houses.
Mr. Uday Khadilkar, Head – Supply Chain, addressing audience.
  LIVA Protégé 2016
Young fashion designers with their show stoppers
Under the mentorship of 5
mentors from Mumbai,
Ahmedabad, Delhi, Kolkata
and Bengaluru, the short
listed finalists showcased
their collection at the
Grand Finale.
  FDCI’s Amazon India Fashion Week
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Aditya Birla group is organising the annual Meet & Greet Seminar Liva Confluence'17 today. The event is specially organised for LAPF accredited partners to share ideas, meet industry stalwarts and also deliberate on the future of fashion industry.
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In this section, we will get a sneak peek into what’s trending and what’s not in the textile industry in India and across the globe. All that you need to know about the textile market, be it useful insights or the latest findings about major shifts in fashion/ apparel industry, this section is a tell–all.
Dope-dyed Fibres: Solution for Environmental Pollution
Dope-dyed viscose reduces waste water discharge and environmental pollution. The fibre is helpful to the textile manufacturers who use piece dyeing processes and are exposed to environmental pollution.
The use of dope-dyed viscose fibres affects the environment in the following ways:
Reduces greenhouse gas emissions up to 20%
Waste water generation is reduced up to 10%
Significant reduction in heavy metal concentrations in the effluents generated
The dope–dyed viscose offers ease of processing and has better wash and perspiration fastness.
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Canopy – Protecting the Ecosystem
Birla Cellulose is among the top rated companies that work towards protecting forests. Canopy, forest conservation NGO, in its new report, ranks the performance of the largest rayon–viscose fabric producers in the world. The report notes that manufacturers such as Aditya Birla are among the 8 producers who have already shared sourcing data with Canopy to map out their supply of raw material.
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Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) releases new version
GOTS is the worldwide recognized standard for processing textiles made with 95% (organic) or at least 70% (made with organic) certified organic fibres. In GOTS Version 5.0, the criteria for 'additional fibre material' based on manufacturing processes, have been changed. Use of Viscose, Modal (maximum 10% and 25% for socks, leggings and sportswear) and 30% Lyocell, is now achievable.
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Surat – Sari out of excise duty ambit, textile traders upbeat
In the Union Budget 2016, finance minister imposed excise duty of 2% on ready-made garments and made-up articles of textiles falling under chapters 61, 62 and 63 of the Central Excise Tariff Act (CETA), 1985. The CEEC issued a circular dated March 15, 2017 for classifying 'sari' under chapter 50, 52 and 54 of the CETA Act, 1985 and not under chapter 63.
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Government launches new scheme for developing export-linked infrastructure
The Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme will have budgetary allocation of Rs. 600 crore for three years with annual outlay of Rs. 200 crore. The scheme will provide assistance to set up and upgrade infrastructure projects with "overwhelming export linkages" and further boost exports.
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Cabinet approves reforms to boost employment generation and exports in the made-up sector
The Union Cabinet has given its approval on the reforms to boost employment generation and exports in the made-up sector. The interventions have been approved in a time–bound manner within the approved budget of Rs. 6,006 crore for the apparel package with an objective of creating large scale direct and indirect employment of up to 11 lakh persons over the next three years in the made-up sector.
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States agree to roll out GST by July
As per Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented by July 1. The GST will replace a plethora of cascading central, state, interstate and local taxes with a single, nationwide, value-added tax on goods and services.
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QUIZ, Take the quiz and test your knowledge about LAPF & Liva
When is LAPF Confluence'17 happening?
21st April, 2017 1st May, 2017
Name the speaker of the LAPF Studio Meet.
Mr. Uday Khadilkar Ms. Kangana Ranaut
When did CEEC issue a circular, classifying 'sari' under chapter 50, 52
and 54 of the CETA Act, 1985 and not under chapter 63?
1st January, 2017 15th March,2017
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