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High Costs, Weak Demand Impact Textile Industry

February 10, 2011

Two years ago, when the financial crisis swept the world and decreased apparel demand in the major developed markets, the

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Moving toward Higher Prices and Better Quality

February 10, 2011

Although yarn prices have not increased in step with fiber prices so far, it remains to be seen whether they

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Exploding Demand Draws Merchants’ Attention

February 10, 2011

Bangladesh, despite being one of the world’s smallest countries, is on the verge of becoming one of its biggest importers

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China: Persisting in Reform and Innovation

February 10, 2011

China started the reform of its cotton market in the late 1990s. By 1999, the buying and selling prices were

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Spinning Efficiency Requires High Spinnability Cotton

February 10, 2011

On behalf of both the spinner and cotton trader sectors in Japan, I would like to make four proposals regarding

Transgenics Have Their Uses, but Aren’t a Panacea

February 10, 2011

Only a few years ago, transferring genes into cotton from another species was considered science fiction. Today, transgenic cotton is

Vertical Integration Offers a Range of Synergies

February 10, 2011

Cotton International’s theme for this year’s Annual edition, “A Whole New Game,” is a very apt description of the changes

Trade Agreements Will Drive Growth in Taiwan

February 10, 2011

This year, prices have risen to levels not seen in more than a century. To a large extent, China has

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

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

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

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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First Estimate of India’s New Season Cotton Crop Revealed

November 15, 2017

The first estimate of India’s current season cotton crop has been released.

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Cotton Market Facing Price Pressure

October 3, 2017

Thanks to expected record yields in many countries, the cotton market will likely show some signs of pressure in the short term.

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Lunchaprasith Wins Cotton Grower Essay Contest at Cotton Institute

August 24, 2017

In his winning essay from the 2017 ACSA International Cotton Institute, Nudhanai Lunchaprasith offered a personal reflection on the evolution of technologies in cotton marketing.

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Some New Thoughts for the Cotton Industry

August 23, 2017

Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar of Texas Tech spent part of his summer in India, observing and discussing the country’s cotton industry and goals. He shares some of his observations in this commentary.

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International Cotton Leader Showcases Innovations

July 12, 2017

Cotton Incorporated’s Kater Hake urged India producers to find new applications and functionalities for cotton and textile production.

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Kai Hughes Named ICAC Executive Director

July 5, 2017

Kai Hughes has been named the new Executive Director of the International Cotton Advisory Committee.

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Indian Textile Industry Aims to Reach $650 Billion by 2025

July 5, 2017

India’s Prime Minister has urged the country’s textiles sector to reach $650 billion by 2025.

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Indian Company Debuts Cotton for Technical Textiles

June 22, 2017

A company based in South India has developed mechanically-processed cotton varieties suitable for use in absorbent technical textiles products.

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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.