Members of Erode Vhisaithari Urimayalargal Sangam (Erode Power Loom Owners Association) has urged the Centre not to impose any import duty on man-made fibre (MMF) viscose yarn as it will affect the sector. In a letter to Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani, the association said that the power loom industry in the region was producing cotton and rayon fabrics and they were sold to markets in New Delhi, Faridabad, Mumbai, Jaipur, Ahmadabad and Surat for making garments for women.