July 1, 2024

TCF Council applauds National Budget

  The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Council has welcomed the removal of the three percent import duty on raw materials announced in the 2024/2025 national budget. […]
April 22, 2024

Pacific Polytech offers short courses

The Pacific Polytech Institutions in Fiji have offered opportunities to everyone eager to learn short courses and trades for jobs and they plan to take Certificate […]
March 27, 2024

Manufacturing has an immense potential in Fiji.

Manufacturing has an immense potential in Fiji. The Fijian government is building a sustainable and globally competitive manufacturing sector through targeted assistance and a sound enabling […]
March 7, 2024

Sector Implodes Under FRCS Roadblocks

Dialogue continues between manufacturers and relevant authorities to simplify processes for exports. The comment from Textile Clothing and Footwear Council spokesperson Inbamalar Wanarajan followed the decision […]
March 7, 2024

Attack ‘Administrative Obstacles’

The largest lifejacket manufacturer in the Southern Hemisphere, Performance Flotation Development, has put its foot down to end a culture of administrative obstacles across the board. […]
March 7, 2024

Reviving Fiji’s Garment Industry

Once a major export earner for Fiji, the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) industry is now fighting to survive the “increased costs of conducting business” and […]
March 7, 2024

Bleak Year for Exports

The Textile, Clothing, and Footwear (TCF) industry is projecting a 25 per cent drop in exports this year as cost of doing business in Fiji continues […]
March 7, 2024

Fiji textile and clothing industry faces shortage of skilled labor

According to the TCF Council President, the Textile, Clothing, and Footwear industry of Fiji has suffered a staggering decline in employment, plummeting from 20,000 workers to just 5,000. […]
March 7, 2024

Disastrous to the industry

TCF Council president Inbamalar Wanarajan says the TCF industry was already suffering from recently imposed local costs increases and passing on these new additional costs to […]