*Manufacturers in price war for standard LED light bulbs. FRANKFURT, April 3- Lighting companies like Philips and Osram are scrambling to develop more advanced technology as a price war for LED bulbs threatens to eat into profits and bring on a period of low growth as the long-life bulbs become more common.» Read More
*Around 15 firms have moved operations to Vietnam- trader. BEIJING/ SINGAPORE, Jan 15- Chinese yarn makers, crippled by artificially high prices for cotton at home, are shifting production overseas to secure cheaper raw materials, even going as far afield as the United States.
SANTERAMO IN COLLE, Italy, Jan 12- From this hilltop town on the heel of Italy's boot, Pasquale Natuzzi has built an eponymous furniture company that is one of the country's most global brands.
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NEW YORK, Dec 27- Turkey has overtaken China as the biggest buyer of U.S. cotton, U.S. data showed on Friday, as Chinese buyers have boosted their purchases of lower-taxed yarn and cut back on buying raw cotton. Continuing a five-months-long trend since the Aug. 1 start of the 2013/ 14 crop marketing season, data for the week to Dec. 19 showed Turkey was the top buyer.
NEW YORK, Dec 19- American Securities LLC has bought a majority stake in Frontier Spinning Mills Holding Corp, the second-largest U.S. yarn producer, taking advantage of low energy costs and booming yarn exports to China.
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