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USDA-Weekly Cotton Market Review: August 11, 2017

Average quotations were 13 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the...

Govt urged to reduce cotton imports

ISLAMABAD: Cotton growers on Wednesday urged the government for providing level playing field to local farmers in order to reduce the import of cotton...

Zimbabwe’s cotton-to-clothing strategy still on track despite 2015/16 drought: official

HARARE, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The Cotton-to-Clothing (C2C) Export Strategy launched by Zimbabwe in 2014 to boost domestic production and promote export of textiles...

Howell: Cotton rally stalls at seven-week high on sales decline

A cotton futures rally to a seven-week high stalled amid U.S. old-crop export sales cancellations and lower-than-expected new-crop sales. December still gained 127 points for...

Cotton growers urged to ensure pest-scouting

MULTAN - The cotton crop has entered a sensitive stage and growers are urged to ensure pest-scouting of the crop thrice in a day....

Cotton Insights for July 29, 2016

Cotton prices eased today in the major markets across the country amid sluggish demand. Poor demand and favorable condition for crop development pushed...

Pakistan cotton growers may loss up to Rs22 bn during 2015-16

Pakistan Ministry of Textile Industry has estimated a loss of Rs 22 billion to cotton growers during 2015-16, due to lack of quality-based pricing...

Zimbabwe: Cotton Output Declines

THE 2015/2016 cotton production estimates indicate that the country will this year produce between 70 000 and 80 000 tonnes of cotton, down from...

Lint trading remains dull amid easing spot rate

KARACHI: Trading remained dull on insignificant buying at lint market while buyers made selective deals for all grades during trading, floor brokers said. The...

Ministry estimates Rs 22 billion loss to cotton growers during 2015-16

Ministry of Textile Industry has estimated a loss of Rs 22 billion to cotton growers during 2015-16, after ginners and downstream industry denied them...

Pakistan Cotton Market Updates – 28th July ‘2016

Ministry estimates Rs 22 billion loss to cotton growers during 2015-16 –01:40. PM – July 28, 2016 Ministry of Textile Industry has estimated a loss...

Zimbabwe Farmers Seek Better Pricing for Cotton

Zimbabwe is expecting about 80,000 tonnes of cotton from farmers in the 2015 /2016 season according to the latest Zimbabwe Farmers Union (ZFU) weekly Market...

Zimbabwe: Cotton market targets 80 000t

Elita Chikwati Agriculture Reporter About 80 000 tonnes of cotton are expected on the market this season as the selling season progresses. Merchants have started...

Fine grade remains in focus amid moderate lint trading

KARACHI: Buyers made deals for all grades during moderate trading in lint market while physical price eased on technical ground to support ginners, floor...

Howell: Range-bound cotton market recaptures some lost ground

Range-bound cotton futures have regained up to more than three-fourths of the ground lost the previous marketing week on some of the lightest trading...

Cotton Cost-Share Program Starts Today

Starting June 20, 2016, until Aug. 5, 2016, eligible cotton farmers will be able to sign up for a one-time cost share payment from...

Centre’s expert team visits whitefly-hit cotton fields

Bathinda: Concerned over the whitefly crossing the 'economic threshold level' (ETL) in some areas of Fazilka, a team of the Central Integrated Pest Management...

The cotton import and growers’ issue

KARACHI: All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma) is up in arms in opposing the imposition of possible duty on the import of cotton from...

Cotton prices up after farmers exhaust stocks

Nagpur: A majority of farmers may have only fetched slightly more than the minimum support price of Rs4,000 for the cotton they grew. Months...

USDA Provides targeted assistance to cotton producers to share in the...

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) will provide an estimated $300 million in...