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Cotton Consumption all time high

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Global consumption of cotton is likely to rise 4 percent to reach an all-time high of 27.5 million tons in 2018-19, according to International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC). As a result, global reserves are set to drop by 1.6 million tons to end the 2018-19 season at 17.7 million tons....
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Oeko-Tex unveils GMO test for Organic Cotton

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Oeko-Tex, that provides standardised solutions which optimise customers’ manufacturing processes and help deliver high quality and. sustainable products, has launched genetically modified organisms (GMO) test for organic cotton. With GMO, a molecular level indicator, companies can test whether or not cotton products meet a fundamental definition of organic. At present,...
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Cotton Demand and Stocks of U.S. Revised for 2018-19 and 2017-18

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The U.S. cotton demand projection for 2018/19 was reduced 500,000 bales in July to 18.4 million bales. U.S. exports accounted for the decrease, resulting from reduced available supplies—a lower U.S. crop forecast and lower beginning stocks—coupled with expectations of increased foreign competition. U.S. cotton exports are forecast at 15.0 million...
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African countries explore direct cotton export to India

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A sixteen-member delegation from six African countries is currently exploring the possibility of directly exporting cotton from their countries to Indian textile mills, especially those based in Coimbatore and Tirupur. The delegates from Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Nigeria, Uganda and Malawi, include Government officials as well as private players from...