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Figure 3: Indian cotton fiber giving a major boost in rural economy. Bangladesh is the major importer of Indian cotton.

Rationalization of Bangladesh cotton import

In order to achieve Bangladesh’s goal of 50 billion apparel export within 2021 and further goal to take global leadership position in textile and... Read More

Cotton is not only pre-sold on its comfort attributes also has certain environmental benefits

With planting in serious mode on the High Plains of Texas, stakeholders of the industry gathered at 7.30am on May 19 in the office... Read More
Figure 1: Indian cotton crop may see about 20 percent increases in the new season.

Indian cotton crop may see about 20 percent increases in the new season

India’s current cotton crop for the season ending this September is expected to be about 34.1 million bales (170 Kgs each). However, next season’s... Read More
Figure 1: This year The High Plains of Texas will have 20% increase in cotton planting acreage.

US to significantly increase cotton planting acreage this year

A researcher reporting from Texas Tech University, USA reports that strong demand drives the cotton market amidst increased planting intentions in the United States. Cotton industry... Read More
Figure 1: An African delegate in a Bangladeshi spinning mill.

Africa looks forward exporting more cotton to Bangladesh spinning mills

Africa is the world’s second largest cotton exporter following USA. Total African cotton export stands at around 5.5 million bales in 2016, which is... Read More

Bangladesh to meet ten percent of cotton needs from domestic growers by 2025

Cotton is one of the important cash crops in Bangladesh. It is the main raw materials of textile industry, but Bangladesh grows only one... Read More

Steady rise in Indian cotton prices

Indian cotton prices are seeing unusual rise during the current peak arrival season. While, cotton production all over the world is on the rise,... Read More
Pile of cotton fiber in a Bangladeshi spinning mill. Recently India could capture much of Bangladesh's cotton and cotton goods import.

Bangladesh is the number 1 importer of Indian cotton and cotton products

Cotton consumption in Ready Made Garment (RMG) industry continues to rise on the strong performance of the sector. Bangladesh is depended on cotton import,... Read More
Marci Rossell, Former Chief Economist, CNBC and leading financial expert

China to be key player in cotton market in the current situation after the...

It is no surprise that China’s economy has been slowing in the recent past. In addition to this factor, all eyes will be on... Read More

Indian cotton crop on the rise amidst acreage reduction

India expected to produce 35.1 million bales (170 Kgs) this season beginning in October. On 24th October, India’s official body, Cotton Advisory Board met... Read More
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