India and Bangladesh are the main buyers of Pakistani cotton

News Tags: cotton, Textile, yard exports

Mumbai
Summary: 
India and Bangladesh are the main buyers of Pakistani cotton so Experts believe Indian and Bangladeshi textile mills were the main buyers of Pakistani cotton. Officials said that Pakistan's textile exports went up by 7.2 per cent to $1.1 billion in February as against the same period last year. Pakistan's cotton yard exports posted a huge growth of 54.7 per cent in February.

According to a recent data, India and Bangladesh are the main buyers of Pakistani cotton as textile mills were mainly purchasing cotton from Pakistan for the their raw material requirement. Officials said that Pakistan's textile exports went up by 7.2 per cent to $1.1 billion in February as against the same period last year. Pakistan's cotton yard exports posted a huge growth of 54.7 per cent in February.

Due to the depreciation of Pakistani rupees against the dollar by 10 per cent cumulatively from June last year, the margins of textile sector also increased.

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/pakistan-s-textile-exports-rise-india-buys-cotton-118032200737_1.html
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Bt cotton seed companies in the state to submit seed samples

News Tags: Bt cotton seeds, Central Institute for Cotton Research, cotton, DUS testing, HT transgenic gene

Mumbai
Summary: 
BT Cotton Seed companies in the state who wish to sell in the market need to submit seed samples to government- approved laboratories for getting them tested in order to obtain sale licenses which has been made compulsory in Maharashtra. Whether a newly bred variety differs from existing varieties within the same species, whether the characteristics used to establish distinctness are expressed uniformly and that these characteristics do not change over subsequent generations is determined by the the way of DUS testing. DNA markers are used for assessing the genetic purity.

BT Cotton Seed companies in the state who wish to sell in the market need to submit seed samples to government- approved laboratories for getting them tested in order to obtain sale licenses which has been made compulsory in Maharashtra. Whether a newly bred variety differs from existing varieties within the same species, whether the characteristics used to establish distinctness are expressed uniformly and that these characteristics do not change over subsequent generations is determined by the the way of DUS testing. DNA markers are used for assessing the genetic purity.

http://www.financialexpress.com/industry/bt-cotton-seed-firms-in-maharashtra-to-submit-samples-to-labs-for-licence/1106858/
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Cotton USA to present innovation in technology and cotton at Heimtextil

News Tags: consumer studies, cotton, Cotton USA, findings of current market, global trade fair for home and contract textile, Heimtextil, help drive sales growth, highlight US cotton’s sustainability, ongoing sourcing programmes, present five new innovative home textile technologies, quality, showcase innovation in technology, transparency and premium value

Frankfurt
Cotton USA to present innovation in technology and cotton at Heimtextil
Summary: 
Cotton USA is all set to showcase innovation in technology and cotton at Heimtextil a global trade fair for home and contract textile. Cotton USA will be showcasing five new innovative home textile technologies that could help drive sales growth and it will highlight US cotton’s sustainability, quality, transparency and premium value, as well as the findings of current market and consumer studies and its ongoing sourcing programmes.

Cotton USA is all set to showcase innovation in technology and cotton at Heimtextil a global trade fair for home and contract textile. Cotton USA will be showcasing five new innovative home textile technologies that could help drive sales growth and it will highlight US cotton’s sustainability, quality, transparency and premium value, as well as the findings of current market and consumer studies and its ongoing sourcing programmes.

https://cottonusa.org/news/2017/cotton-usa-presents-five-new-technologies-for-home-goods-at-heimtextil
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Walmart to support practices by cotton growers joins Cotton LEADS Program

News Tags: by cotton growers, cotton, home textile products, joined the Cotton LEADS program, marjor ingredient in Walmart’s apparel, meet challenge of growing sustainable cotton, sell products, support responsible production practices, sustain environment

Cordova
Walmart to support sustainable  cotton joins Cotton Leads program
Summary: 
Cotton is a major ingredient in many of Walmart’s apparel and home textile products. Walmart to support responsible production practices by cotton growers has joined the Cotton LEADS program, said Ken Lanshe, Walmart’s vice president, General Merchandise, Technical, Quality and Sustainability.

Cotton is a major ingredient in many of Walmart’s apparel and home textile products. Walmart to support responsible production practices by cotton growers has joined the Cotton LEADS program, said Ken Lanshe, Walmart’s vice president, General Merchandise, Technical, Quality and Sustainability.

Through the Cotton LEADS program, Walmart hopes to learn from and collaborate on efforts that U.S. cotton farmers are taking to be responsible and sustainable producers. Their support for the Cotton LEADS program aligns with Walmart’s goal to sell products that sustain the environment.

http://www.cottongrower.com/marketing/promotion/walmart-joins-cotton-leads-program/
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Exhibition of pure silk, cotton products held in Bhopal

News Tags: academics and environmentalists, attempts to promote exquisite traditional skill, Banaras silks, cotton, creations of the weavers, designers, Dharmavaram, founded by group of artisans, Gadwals, gorgeous Uppadas, organized exhibition cum sale in Bhopal, Orissa Art and Craft Committee, social activists, under theme, ‘Cotton and Silk Fab of India

Bhopal
Exhibition of pure silk, cotton products held in Bhopal
Summary: 
Orissa Art and Craft Committee, founded by a group of artisans, designers, social activists, academics and environmentalists, have organized a exhibition cum sale in Bhopal, under the theme, ‘Cotton and Silk Fab of India. An attempts to promote exquisite traditional skill, cotton and creations of the weavers and encouraging them to be contemporary and economically relevant.

Orissa Art and Craft Committee, founded by a group of artisans, designers, social activists, academics and environmentalists, have organized a exhibition cum sale in Bhopal, under the theme, ‘Cotton and Silk Fab of India. An attempts to promote exquisite traditional skill, cotton and creations of the weavers and encouraging them to be contemporary and economically relevant.

For the first time, artisans from all over India have come to Bhopal to exhibit their ethnic weaves and traditional pure silk and cotton products on the start of the wedding and winter season.

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhopal/exhibition-of-pure-silk-cotton-products.html
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Minister Sven-Erik Bucht from the Ministry Of Enterprise And Innovation Sweden visits Mumbai

News Tags: Aditya Birla Group, Cellulosic Fibre, cotton, fibre, Pulp, Sustainable Raw Materials, Sven-Erik Bucht, Textile, Textile Industry, textile innovation, Textile research, Viscose staple fibre

Mumbai
Summary: 
Visited the Aditya Birla Group Textile Research Application Development Centre at Kharach in Gujarat.Met with Mr. Dilip Gaur Managing Director Grasim, Mr. Vinod Tiwari COO Grasim, of the Aditya Birla group in Mumbai. Visit aimed at strengthening cooperation between India and Sweden in the area of smart textiles.Visit is a follow up to the joint statement by Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and Prime Minister Modi and its implementation in the areas of innovations and research Additionally explore areas for collaboration in the dairy sector and food safety.Mr. Sven-Erik Bucht Minister for Rural Affairs from the Ministry Of Enterprise And Innovation Sweden arrived in Mumbai today to discuss a joint project on smart textiles involving potentially Aditya Birla Group, Swedish company Domsjo and the two governments as well as the EU.

Mr. Sven-Erik Bucht Minister for Rural Affairs from the Ministry Of Enterprise And Innovation Sweden arrived in Mumbai today to discuss a joint project on smart textiles involving potentially Aditya Birla Group, Swedish company Domsjo and the two governments as well as the EU.

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Turkmen needs systematic approach for effective cotton harvest

News Tags: cotton, country's dynamically developing textile industry, demanded raw material, dozens of modern companies, ensure effectiveness of cotton harvest, executing tasks, need for systematic approach, significant export product of Turkmenistan

Ashgabat
Turkmen needs systematic approach for effective cotton harvest
Summary: 
Cotton is a significant export product of Turkmenistan and is a demanded raw material for dozens of modern companies of the country's dynamically developing textile industry.

Cotton is a significant export product of Turkmenistan and is a demanded raw material for dozens of modern companies of the country's dynamically developing textile industry.

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov hence stressed the need for a systematic approach to executing tasks to ensure effectiveness of cotton harvest speaking during at a video conference on state of affairs regarding cotton harvest in Turkmenistan.

At the video conference, information was provided to the Turkmen president on the measures taken to harvest the remaining cotton without losses.

http://menafn.com/1096052665/Turkmen-president-stresses-need-in-systematic-approach-for-effective-cotton-harvest
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Turkmenistan harvest over 1.05 mn tons of raw cotton

News Tags: agricultural equipment, contractual obligations, cotton, Cotton growers, harvested over 1.05 million tons of raw cotton, important export product, machine operators, main raw material, modern high performance, textile industry of Turkmenistan, Turkmen farmers fulfilled, world famous brands

Ashgabat
Turkmenistan harvest over 1.05 mn tons of raw cotton
Summary: 
Cotton is the main raw material for the textile industry of Turkmenistan. Moreover, it is an important export product. The country’s State News Agency reported that Turkmen farmers have fulfilled contractual obligations by having harvested over 1.05 million tons of raw cotton.

Cotton is the main raw material for the textile industry of Turkmenistan. Moreover, it is an important export product. The country’s State News Agency reported that Turkmen farmers have fulfilled contractual obligations by having harvested over 1.05 million tons of raw cotton.

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated farmers and cotton growers, machine operators and other workers of the agro-industrial complex on this occasion.

The Turkmen farmers are provided with fertilizers, seeds, chemicals and maintenance at discounted prices.

https://en.trend.az/casia/turkmenistan/2811336.html
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Turkish artists aim to revive its 700 years old Tokat style hand print art

News Tags: calico material, cotton, hand print art, Ottoman printmaking tradition, textile fabrics, Tokat style printmaking

Turkey
Turkish artists aim to revive its 700 years old Tokat style hand print art
Summary: 
Group of artists from Western Turkey's Izmir province seek to revive the 700-year-old Ottoman printmaking tradition, Tokat style printmaking, also called calico printing, is a hand print art in which patterns are imprinted on textile fabrics, usually of cotton or calico material.

Group of artists from Western Turkey's Izmir province seek to revive the 700-year-old Ottoman printmaking tradition, Tokat style printmaking, also called calico printing, is a hand print art in which patterns are imprinted on textile fabrics, usually of cotton or calico material.

It's named for its birthplace, the Tokat province of mid northern Turkey. Calico printing is an ancient art that originated in India and Turkey.

The bright patterned fabrics were imported by European countries until the late 17th century, when the techniques of production were imitated there as well.

https://www.dailysabah.com/life/2017/10/16/turkish-artists-aim-to-revive-700-year-old-ottoman-printmaking-tradition
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RMRDC starts process to increase garment production locally

News Tags: agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria, both local and international markets, cotton, increase garment production locally, organized training workshop, Raw Materials Research and Development Council, reduce import of garment, RMRDC, started process, Textile and Garment Sector in Kaduna

Africa
RMRDC starts process to increase garment production locally
Summary: 
The Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) is an agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria to reduce the import of garment has started the process to increase garment production locally for both local and international markets.

The Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) is an agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria to reduce the import of garment has started the process to increase garment production locally for both local and international markets.

https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/rmrdc-begins-garment-production-revival.html
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