December cotton finally broke out to the upside in the past week on expanding volume and rising open interest, with the August 21 close marking the highest level in four weeks.
Twenty-one students from the United States and six other countries graduated from the Texas International Cotton School, held August 4-15 at Texas Tech University.
USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates for August show forecasted increases in production, exports and ending stocks for U.S. cotton.
With the prices for cotton and polyester converging on the world market, the International Cotton Advisory Committee expects world consumption of cotton to increase five percent to 24.5 million tons in 2014/15.
Texas Tech University researchers have discovered that low-grade cotton made into an absorbent nonwoven mat can collect up to 50 times its own weight in oil, strengthening cotton’s potential use as a natural sorbent for oil spills.
In the world of cotton, China is still the enormous elephant in the room.
Thirty-six students from 14 countries graduated from the ACSA International Cotton Institute in Memphis on July 15.
Meister Media Worldwide annually conducts an essay contest for students attending the ACSA International Cotton Institute in Memphis, TN. This year’s winning essay was submitted by Sayed Shoeb of Noble Natural Resources India.
A review of some of the top cotton industry stories impacting the global market.
The proposed ICE global cotton contract, targeted to launch the fourth quarter of the year, is hitting some bureaucratic bumps in Malaysia, one of the contract’s three proposed shipping points.