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Pakistan: Falling cotton output

CHAKWAL: The textile industry is one of the leading sectors of Pakistan’s economy. It provides employment to over 40 per cent of the country’s industrial...

Cotton concerns

Pakistan, an exporter of cotton in the past, is facing acute shortage of this crop and importing it in large quantities to meet its...

5.7MN ACRE COTTON SOWING TARGET SET FOR PUNJAB

MULTAN: Provincial Minister for Agriculture Dr Farrukh Javed said that incumbent government was working on war-footing for getting better cotton production. He said cotton sowing...

India’s cotton prodn to be lower in 2015-16: CAI

India’s cotton production, during the crop year 2015-16, is estimated to be 341.50 lakh bales, as per the Cotton Association of India (CAI). The...

Pakistan cotton production failure causes loss of Rs200bn

Pakistan cotton production has declined by 5,100,000 bales during the current season which has caused loss of Rs200 billion to national kitty. The federal...

Cotton crop failure caused Rs200b loss: PCGA

MULTAN - Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) Chairman Nawab Shehzad Ali Khan has said that federal commerce minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has expressed serious...

Lacklustre conditions on cotton market

Not a single deal finalised on the cotton market on Monday as leading participants were conspicuous by their absence, dealers said. The official spot...

US cotton demand expected to rise in 2016-17

US cotton demand, including mill use and exports, is expected to increase 12 per cent to 14.1 million bales in 2016-17, as exports are...

IKEA way of making cotton farming sustainable, ideal for sourcing

RECENTLY IN SWEDEN, MAY 18:   Identifying the problems of cotton farmers across the globe, dwindling returns on their investment for cultivation, the Better Cotton Initiative...

Senate body for ban on cotton import from India via Wagah

Islamabad—The Senate Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research, Wednesday, observed that import of cotton lint from India via Wagah border was detrimental...

Commerce ministry to assist provinces in cotton production

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Commerce will work in collaboration with the provincial governments to enhance the production of cotton in the country. Commerce Minister Khurram...

Cotton production may witness further decline next year

The cotton production in Pakistan may witness further decline next year as cultivation of the crop in the largest cotton producing province Punjab has...

Benin cotton sector wary as government hands back control

COTONOU (Reuters) - A decision by Benin's new president to loosen the government's grip on the West African nation's cotton industry has been met...

Cotton under pressure on higher plantation in US, strength in dollar

ICE Cotton July contracts remained under pressure and hit more than two week's low of 61.63 cents per pound this week. A pickup in...

Rs3,200 per 40kg cotton support price sought

MULTAN: Former National Assembly speaker Syed Fakhar Imam said that growers were reluctant to sow cotton this year and the government should immediately announce...

Reinhart – Weekly Cotton Market Report: May 12, 2016

ICE Cotton Futures This week’s USDA supply and demand update shows higher 2016/17 world production by 1.05 million metric tons (m mt) vs. 2015/16, higher...

USDA Cotton and Wool Outlook: May 12, 2016

World Cotton Consumption to Exceed Production in 2016/17 The initial U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) cotton projections for 2016/17 indicate that global cotton consumption will...

As drought shrivels crop, Pakistan cotton industry faces $4 bln bill

ISLAMABAD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pakistan is spending $4 billion a year on cotton imports to support its ailing textile industry, after erratic rainfall...

Howell: Cotton beats retreat after nearing high for move

By Duane Howell A retreat from near the high for the move swept cotton futures to a 14-session low close last week as traders looked...

Uganda Now Imports Cotton

Kampala — Southern Range Textiles Limited, the company which bought Nyanza Textile Industries Limited (NYTIL), has said it has resorted to importing cotton from...