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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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,

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

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

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

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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.

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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.