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New Leadership Team Voted in at the ICA.

By   /  October 28, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Liverpool, United Kingdom – A new leadership team has been voted in at the International Cotton Association (ICA) following its annual general meeting, which took place last week during the association’s Liverpool 2016 trade event.

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Commonwealth Bank, Wells Fargo and Brighann Cotton Pioneer Landmark Blockchain Trade Transaction.

By   /  October 28, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Commonwealth Bank), Wells Fargo and Brighann Cotton have undertaken the first global trade transaction between two independent banks combining the emerging disruptive technologies of blockchain, smart contracts and Internet of Things.

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Cotton: Improving Results Year By Year.

By   /  October 7, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Washington DC, United States – The Task Force on Commercial Standardization of Instrument Testing of Cotton (CSITC) with its cooperation between the Bremen Fiber Institute (FIBER) and the USDA-AMS, headed by the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) has completed the Round Trial 3 with better results than ever before.

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Global Cotton Production Led by India in 2016/17.

By   /  September 23, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates for 2016/17 project world cotton production at 102.5 million bales, 6 percent above the previous season’s 13-year low.

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Cotton Incorporated & Archroma Redefine “100% Cotton”.

By   /  September 23, 2016  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Reinach, Switzerland – Cotton Incorporated, the research and promotion company for cotton, and Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, have collaborated to present what they believe is the first ever dye derived from cotton plant residues.

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Thousands of Pakistani Cotton Growers to Benefit from Global Cotton Industry Partnership.

By   /  September 9, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Pakistan / Australia – Approximately 200,000 cotton farmers in Pakistan will receive vital environmental training to improve production practices this year, thanks to a new partnership between the Australian Government, Cotton Australia and the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), a global organisation working towards making Better Cotton a sustainable mainstream commodity.

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Production and Trade Policies Affecting the Cotton Industry.

By   /  September 2, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – Subsidies to the cotton sector, including direct support to production, border protection, crop insurance subsidies, and minimum support price mechanisms are estimated at $7.2 billion in 2015/16, down 30% from a record of $10.7 billion in 2014/15.

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ICAC 75th Plenary Meeting – Revised Agenda.

By   /  September 2, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) has issued a revised agenda (https://www.icac.org/mtgs/Plenary/75th-Plenary/Agenda) for its 75th Plenary Meeting, which will be held in Islamabad, Pakistan, from October 30 to November 4, 2016.

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World Cotton Production Rebounds; Consumption Grows Slightly.

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – Global cotton production in 2016/17 is forecast at 101.6 million bales, 1 million bales below last month’s projection but 4.7 million bales above 2015/16.

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Cotton Prices Rise as Stocks Tighten.

By   /  August 5, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C, United States –  International cotton prices jumped to over 80 cents/lb in the second half of July 2016 from an average of 70 cents/lb for the rest of the season.

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