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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

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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

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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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.

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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.