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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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Better Cotton Requires a ‘Whole of Industry’ Approach

February 9, 2011

As International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) Executive Director Dr. Terry Townsend said during the 69th Plenary Meeting of the ICAC,

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The Winners Will Be Those Who Adapt and Enjoy the Wild Ride

February 9, 2011

I never imagined the adventure I would have when I established my company seven years ago. I had an idea

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Studies Will Guide U.S. Cotton in the 21st Century

February 9, 2011

Global demand for cotton and cotton products is experiencing an upturn, along with a need to refill fiber and textile

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Consumers Will Have to Accept Higher Textile Prices

February 9, 2011

Globalization of textile production and the cotton trade continues, and last year, a new element of the puzzle appeared: a

Taking a Stand against Dwindling Morality

February 9, 2011

The past 12 months have seen a sharp reduction in the estimates for the size of the 2009/10 harvest, together

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

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

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

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

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

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Indian Cotton Association Opposes Stockpiling Program

October 27, 2016

The Cotton Association of India is opposing the creation of a cotton stockpiling program for the country.

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India: Higher Production on Less Acreage as New Season Begins

October 25, 2016

India’s Cotton Advisory Board is estimating 35.1 million bales of cotton production in the country during the new growing season that began October 1.

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Reinhart Named New ICA President

October 25, 2016

The International Cotton Association named its 2016-17 leadership team – headed by President Jürg Reinhart – during the organization’s annual general meeting in Liverpool.

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Could Blockchain Transform International Cotton Trade?

October 24, 2016

A recent cotton shipment processed and executed using blockchain – the technology that drives bitcoin – could represent a big breakthrough for international cotton trade.

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Indian Textile Industry Seeks Cotton Stability Support

October 3, 2016

The Indian textile industry has asked the government to provide a support mechanism to counter high volatility in cotton prices.

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Next Year’s Indian Cotton Crop to Remain Flat

August 30, 2016

The Indian cotton crop for the next season beginning in October is expected to remain at the same level as the current year.

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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.