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Profitability Depends on Partners Working Together

February 9, 2011

The global economy is back on a growth path following the 2009 financial and economic crisis. Global production and trade

International

Gains in Textile Production Offset Fears

February 9, 2011

The Italian textile sector has shown very promising signs of a strong recovery in 2010. The general trend has been

International

U.S. Cotton Presents a Unified Front to the World

February 9, 2011

In 1931, John Maynard Keynes said, “The market can stay irrational longer than you can stay solvent.” Nearly 80 years

International

The Next Challenges: Synthetics and Price Discovery

February 9, 2011

The cotton market is, in my opinion, a “whole new game.” The industry as we knew it has changed forever

International

Cotton and Synthetics Need Not Be Enemies

February 9, 2011

The first three quarters of 2010 provided the international textile industry with a large amount of drama. The discussion concerning

Moving into Uncharted Territory

February 8, 2011

Presentations I gave at international gatherings during the autumn of 2010 referred to the cotton market being on the verge

Vitality and volatility

February 8, 2011

Imagine the vastness of the entire collective cotton experience that you share with the cotton- and textile-industry pros from around

Is It Really a Whole New Ballgame?

February 8, 2011

Three years ago, I wrote an article in Cotton International that focused on the competitive pressures facing the cotton industry

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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.

International

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.

International

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.