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Energized, Motivated Workers Will Drive Growth

February 10, 2011

Pakistan’s textile industry is emerging as a major player after the global economic meltdown in 2008. The financial and economic

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Improvement Driven by Biotech, Ginners and Government

February 10, 2011

India has the distinction of growing all classes of cotton, from the coarsest and shortest fiber to the longest and

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Ability to Adapt Gives Brazilian Growers an Edge

February 10, 2011

When I received the invitation to write this article, my first decision was to wait until the last moment because

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Research Focuses on Yield and Improved Resistance

February 10, 2011

Cotton is an immensely important crop for the sustainable economy of India. The crop is cultivated by about 6 million

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Lowering Production Costs Is Job Number One

February 10, 2011

Over the last few years, Brazilian producers have been struggling to survive with cotton prices that have been deeply affected

An Increase in Production Will Solve Many Problems

February 10, 2011

If someone had asked me a year ago whether cotton as a commodity could be termed as volatile or fairly

Brazilian Textile Consumption to Increase 50 Percent

February 10, 2011

Brazil has a strong and diversified textile and apparel industry, mixed with a strong creative sector. There are almost 100

Textile Associations Should Monitor Supply and Demand

February 9, 2011

The abrupt and significant price changes in March 2008 had serious repercussions to those market players who were caught unprepared.

Demand Creation Keeps Consumer Eyes on Cotton

February 9, 2011

Cotton Council International (CCI) and Cotton Incorporated hosted their biennial Sourcing USA Summit in California in November, bringing together 450

An Appeal for the Future of Cotton

February 9, 2011

There is little doubt that instrument testing is the future of cotton quality value assessment–unless, of course, you still believe

Cooperation Makes 2010 a Game-Changing Year

February 9, 2011

The past year was a game-changer for cotton on numerous fronts: historically high cotton prices, the entry into new product

High Prices Require Better Risk Management

February 9, 2011

Like moths drawn to a flame, we are all trying to keep up with the intensity of the cotton business.

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India Expects 20% More Cotton in 2017/18

May 10, 2017

India’s cotton crop for the season beginning in October 2017 may see up to a 20% percent increase in production.

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Collective Effort Needed to Advance Cotton Industry

May 5, 2017

The cotton industry needs a collective effort by all of its stakeholders to advance.

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Register Now for ACSA International Cotton Institute

April 12, 2017

This summer, some of cotton’s young minds will gather to learn business details at the ACSA International Cotton Institute.

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Cotton Industry Veterans Launch New Commodities Firm

April 11, 2017

Three veteran analysts and traders have combined their collective 60+ years of cotton industry experience to form the Rose Commodity Group.

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Global Cotton Contract All Hope, No Action?

April 10, 2017

The ICE Global Cotton Futures Contract is fighting for market traction, with no significant trading volume since June 2016.

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Indian Cotton Situation Currently Stable

March 17, 2017

The cotton situation in India from both producers’ and users’ points of view seems to be stable.

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Enrollment Open for Texas International Cotton School

February 28, 2017

Registration is open for the 37th session of the Texas International Cotton School, scheduled for August 7-17 in Lubbock.

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Indian Cotton Consumption to Increase Slightly

February 22, 2017

The Cotton Association of India now expects domestic consumption and imports of cotton to be higher than originally estimated.

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Innovations in Nonwovens Focus of International Conference

February 22, 2017

The Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry will hold its Innovative Nonwovens Conference (NETInc) April 23-26 in Minneapolis, MN.

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Indian Cotton Crop Estimated at 34.1 Million Bales

January 24, 2017

India is estimated to produce 34.1 million cotton bales during the season ending September 2017.

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Steady Rise in Indian Cotton Prices

January 23, 2017

While global cotton production is increasing, the cotton situation in India is getting serious attention due to a steady rise in prices.