Friday, July 20, 2018
Home Tags Fiber

Tag: fiber

Why has the world stockpiled enough cotton for 127 billion t-shirts?

At the end of 2015, world cotton stocks are “extraordinarily high,” says the USDA, estimating that nearly 50 billion pounds of cotton (around 104...

IKEA meets aggressive better cotton pledge. What’s next?

You may not think of IKEA as a huge consumer of cotton, but the Scandinavian furniture seller uses 0.7 percent of the world’s supply...

ICE cotton falls for 4th straight session ahead of Fed meeting

NEW YORK, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Cotton futures fell in light volume on Tuesday as traders hesitated to take on new positions before the...

U.S. lawmakers ask Obama administration for cotton price support

One hundred U.S. congressmen from cotton-growing states are pressing the Obama administration for price supports to help struggling U.S. farmers, in the first push...

Cotton Is Piling Up at Warehouses Around the World

There’s enough cotton sitting in global warehouses to make more than 127 billion T-shirts, or 17 for each person on the planet. That’s bad...

ICE cotton hits 3-1/2-month high but pares gains after USDA report

NEW YORK: Cotton futures pared gains from 3-1/2-month highs but settled in positive territory on Wednesday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture lowered its...

China Curbing Cotton Imports as Top User Buying More Yarn

China, the world’s largest cotton user, will import less fiber this year and that will be bearish for global prices, according to the International...

Reinhart – Weekly Cotton Market Report: Dec 3, 2015

ICE Cotton Futures With the exception of yesterday’s activity the market recently witnessed some volatile trading sessions which is reflected in the increase of the...

Blended yarn price falls in India

In India, 30s (65/35) PV yarn prices were down US cents 3 a kg in the second week of November (due to weak INR)...

USDA – Weekly Cotton Market Review: Nov. 20, 2015

Spot cotton quotations averaged 66 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for...

Hemp Inc announces US hemp fibre sale agreement

America's Hemp, Inc. has entered into a definitive 5-year term agreement to sell its industrial hemp fiber from its decortication plant in North Carolina...

Novozymes and Lenzing collaborate to create innovative knitted textile

News Tags: Biopolishing, identify knitted Tencel garments, innovative knitted textiles, join forces to create unique method, launch a marketing program, Lenzing AG, lyocell fibers,...

Texas High Plains cotton production can survive predicted climate changes

Cotton production in the Texas High Plains can survive expected climate changes, especially if water is available to compensate for higher temperatures, and increased...

Cotton no longer ‘king’ in the US south

CLARKSDALE, Miss. - Fields along the Mississippi River Delta once gleamed white in the autumn with acre upon acre of cotton ready to be...

NCC: No more constraints on US cotton policy

The National Cotton Council opposes any efforts to further limit U.S. cotton policy in the World Trade Organization’s December Ministerial in Nairobi, Kenya. That was...

USDA – Weekly Cotton Market Review: November 12, 2015

Spot cotton quotations averaged 59 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for...

What are 2016 cotton options for California, Arizona?

Seed companies are readying their 2016 announcements for cotton. Cotton may not be king anymore in California due largely to drought...

Pakistan jute industry likely to be affected by Bangladesh jute export...

News Tags: export ban imposed by Bangladesh, hurt jute product makers, jute production, Pakistan jute mills association, Pakistan local jute industry, reliant on imported...

Howell: Cotton market grapples with slow demand, crop issues

A rally through the prior week’s high quickly lost momentum as U.S. cotton futures fell to a three-week low and finished last week with...

Pacheco family grows food, fiber even with urban encroachment

The Pacheco family of Marana, Ariz. knows first hand about two things: farming successfully for three generations and facing the likely loss of their farm over...