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Role of Ocean Carriers Will Expand in 2011

February 9, 2011

The challenge in 2011 might be “Touching and feeling the fabric of our lives.” With inclement weather affecting cotton production

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High Quality Drives Demand for U.S. Cotton

February 9, 2011

Many experts agree that cotton will stay at $1.00 per pound or more through the next crop cycle. Unfortunately, that

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Communication and Simplification Keep Cotton Moving

February 9, 2011

It’s an understatement to say that the cotton industry has seen dramatic changes in the past year: consolidation, record high

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We Are All Part of the “One Cotton” Family

February 9, 2011

At the 69th Plenary Meeting of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) in Lubbock, Executive Director Terry Townsend began his

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Best Development in 2010: Optimism for 2011

February 9, 2011

The current season will not be soon forgotten by all members involved in the Greek cotton market. The season started

Speed and Flexibility Are the Future of Spinning

February 9, 2011

The global textile world is in an upswing that follows a crisis like we’ve never seen before. The crisis affected

Don’t Punish Organic Growers; Reward Them

February 9, 2011

As a rule, I don’t like genetically modified (GM) cotton–or GM products of any kind. Using chemicals and genetics to

Labor Shifts Bring Change to China’s Textile Industry

February 9, 2011

The Chinese cotton industry has been enjoying robust demand in the past few years due to the fast growth of

Profitability Depends on Partners Working Together

February 9, 2011

The global economy is back on a growth path following the 2009 financial and economic crisis. Global production and trade

Gains in Textile Production Offset Fears

February 9, 2011

The Italian textile sector has shown very promising signs of a strong recovery in 2010. The general trend has been

U.S. Cotton Presents a Unified Front to the World

February 9, 2011

In 1931, John Maynard Keynes said, “The market can stay irrational longer than you can stay solvent.” Nearly 80 years

The Next Challenges: Synthetics and Price Discovery

February 9, 2011

The cotton market is, in my opinion, a “whole new game.” The industry as we knew it has changed forever

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Indian Government to Sell Cotton Stock

July 18, 2016

The Government of India has directed the Cotton Corporation of India to sell its entire cotton balance stock to offset the abnormal price rise.

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Indian Spinning Association Works to Calm Current Cotton Situation

July 15, 2016

The Southern India Mills’ Association has called for calmness among spinners in India in the wake of the country’s downward cotton production estimate.

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Indian Cotton Production to Decline

July 14, 2016

The Cotton Advisory Board of India has revised its estimate for this year’s cotton supply and demand situation in India, placing production at its lowest total in five years.

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New Leadership, Export Program for Indian Textiles

July 6, 2016

India’s textiles industry is benefitting from newly-established leadership and a program designed to increase garment exports.

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Indian Association Wants Free Trade for Cotton

June 27, 2016

The Cotton Association of India is urging the Government of Pakistan not to support the call for an export ban on cotton by the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association.

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Update on Indian Cotton Textile Sector

June 15, 2016

By Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar The Indian government implemented its largest ever minimum support price (MSP) scheme through Cotton Corporation of

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Jack McCarty Named ICAC Researcher of the Year

May 31, 2016

Dr. Jack C. McCarty of Mississippi State University was named Researcher of the Year for 2016 by the International Cotton Advisory Committee.

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New Cotton Traceability System Reaches Final Testing

May 9, 2016

An inexpensive traceability system to prove the authenticity of organic and other niche cottons could be available by the end of the year, says ICA Bremen.

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No Export Subsidies for Indian Cotton

April 27, 2016

According to the Government of India, the country is not entitled to export subsidies for its cotton.

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Little Activity on New World Cotton Contract

April 4, 2016

The ICE Futures world cotton contract is off to a slow start.

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India Taking Proactive Measures to Combat Whitefly

March 30, 2016

As planting season approaches, the government of India is taking proactive measures to combat likely white fly infestations in the country's cotton-producing Northern States.