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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

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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

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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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Lowering Production Costs Is Job Number One

February 10, 2011

Over the last few years, Brazilian producers have been struggling to survive with cotton prices that have been deeply affected

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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

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

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.

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

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,

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New Year Indian Cotton Crop Update

January 5, 2018

India is expected to produce about 37.5 million bales (170 Kgs each) amidst the pink bollworm infestation situation in major cotton growing regions.

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Plan in Place to Grow India’s Textiles Sector

December 21, 2017

India intends to grow its textile industry through a new plan to train and enhance skilled manpower.

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Cotton Production Improves in Pakistan

December 19, 2017

Sustained growth in cotton production reached 10.685 million bales during the last fortnight (Dec 1-15), according to an article on

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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.