The hybrid seed industry has seen subdued growth over the past five years

Related Keywords: changing climate, cotton, cotton prices, hybrid cotton seed, hybrid market, seed industry

India
The hybrid seed industry has seen subdued growth over the past five years
Summary: 
Prices have been reduced from Rs 930 for a 450-gram packet of cotton hybrid seeds five years ago to Rs 730 last year, leaving little differentiation between good and bad

Prices have been reduced from Rs 930 for a 450-gram packet of cotton hybrid seeds five years ago to Rs 730 last year, leaving little differentiation between good and bad seeds.

Indian hybrid cotton seed producers feel work is cut out for any new government that comes to power. "The hybrid seed industry has seen subdued growth over the past five years largely in cotton, which contributes around 30 per cent to the hybrid seed market," says G V Bhaskar Rao, chairman and managing director of Kaveri Seeds.

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CCI buys bales of cotton

Related Keywords: buying cotton, Cotton Association of India (CAI), Cotton Corporation of India (CCI), cotton prices, fibre crop, procurement, raw cotton

India
CCI buys bales of cotton
Summary: 
As cotton prices ruled firm for most of the 2018-19 marketing season starting October, the state-run Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) could purchase only 10.7 lakh bales under the MSP scheme. The bulk of the procurement — over 70 per cent — has been from Telangana followed by Maharashtra. According to CCI, market arrivals of cotton till April 1 stood at 254 lakh bales of 170 kg each. The Cotton Association of India (CAI), the apex

As cotton prices ruled firm for most of the 2018-19 marketing season starting October, the state-run Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) could purchase only 10.7 lakh bales under the MSP scheme. The bulk of the procurement — over 70 per cent — has been from Telangana followed by Maharashtra.

According to CCI, market arrivals of cotton till April 1 stood at 254 lakh bales of 170 kg each. The Cotton Association of India (CAI), the apex trade body, had pegged the crop size at 328 lakh bales for the year.

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Higher prices will add cost pressure on the value chain, making yarn, fabric and apparel exports less competitive

Related Keywords: 00, 000 bales of cotton to China as prices, 8, competitiveness of Indian products in the international market, cotton output, cotton prices, cotton procurement by Cotton Corporation of India, cotton-growing states and lower acreage in some of the southern states, double whammy for textile exporters, fabric and apparel exports less competitive, higher cotton prices and the rupee movement are reducing international competitiveness of Indian value-added textile products, Higher prices will add cost pressure on the value chain, making yarn, Prices in the cotton futures market, stronger rupee will shrink the revenues of exporters by lowering price realisation

Mumbai
Summary: 
Cotton prices have started rising at a time when the rupee is appreciating. It is a double whammy for textile exporters as it will impact the competitiveness of Indian products in the international market and hit price realisation in rupee terms.

Cotton prices have started rising at a time when the rupee is appreciating. It is a double whammy for textile exporters as it will impact the competitiveness of Indian products in the international market and hit price realisation in rupee terms.

Prices in the cotton futures market has moved up 7 per cent from the low of Rs 19,970 per bale (one bale is 170 kg) in February to Rs 21,360 in March on reports of improving demand from China and domestic mills.

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Reduction in cotton prices

Related Keywords: commodity prices, cotton, cotton crop, cotton markets, cotton prices, ginneries, phutti, yield

Karachi
Summary: 
The world leading cotton markets gave mixed trend with New York cotton closing steady and Chinese cotton moved lower. The following deals were reported to have changed hands on ready counter: 4,000 bales, station Tando Adam, at Rs 8,900 to Rs 9,200;1,000 bales, Hyderabad, at Rs 9,000 to 9100; 1,600 bales, Sanghar, at Rs 8,900 to Rs 9,100; 2,000 bales, Shahdadpur, at Rs8,950 to Rs9,200; 1,000 bales, Kotri, at Rs8,900 to Rs9,100; 200 bales, Haroonabad, at Rs 8,900; 200 bales, Burewala, at Rs 8,900; 200 bales, Jhang, at Rs 8,950; and 200 bales, Chichawatni, at Rs 8,950.

The world leading cotton markets gave mixed trend with New York cotton closing steady and Chinese cotton moved lower. The following deals were reported to have changed hands on ready counter: 4,000 bales, station Tando Adam, at Rs 8,900 to Rs 9,200;1,000 bales, Hyderabad, at Rs 9,000 to 9100; 1,600 bales, Sanghar, at Rs 8,900 to Rs 9,100; 2,000 bales, Shahdadpur, at Rs8,950 to Rs9,200; 1,000 bales, Kotri, at Rs8,900 to Rs9,100; 200 bales, Haroonabad, at Rs 8,900; 200 bales, Burewala, at Rs 8,900; 200 bales, Jhang, at Rs 8,950; and 200 bales, Chichawatni, at Rs 8,950.

https://www.dawn.com/news/1423945/commodities-cotton-prices-move-lower
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With arrivals at 90,000 bales a day at market yards market is stable

Related Keywords: cotton farmers, Cotton market, cotton prices, huge stock of yarn, Indian cotton as the fibre from India is not standardized, Indian Cotton Federation, quality cotton, spinning sector, Textile scenario, yarn sector

Mumbai
Summary: 
When asked if the present situation would augur well with the cotton farmer as his realisation is not on expected lines, the ICF President said, “there is a global surplus. There are no takers for Indian cotton as the fibre from India is not standardised.” Due to tight financial situation prevailing in the spinning sector and comfortable availability of quality cotton, the prices are expected to remain steady. “The monsoon would be a major deciding factor for cotton prices for the period between June and October 2018.”

When asked if the present situation would augur well with the cotton farmer as his realisation is not on expected lines, the ICF President said, “there is a global surplus. There are no takers for Indian cotton as the fibre from India is not standardised.” Due to tight financial situation prevailing in the spinning sector and comfortable availability of quality cotton, the prices are expected to remain steady. “The monsoon would be a major deciding factor for cotton prices for the period between June and October 2018.”

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/agri-business/cotton-body-sees-a-stable-situation-on-higher-stocks/article23686266.ece
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Vardhman Textiles starts hedging cotton prices on MCX

Related Keywords: constitutes more than four percent, cope up with the persistent volatility, cotton prices, country’s yarn production capacity, MCX, on Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd., Punjab based major integrated textile producer in India, started hedging, to maintain its margins, Vardhman Textiles Ltd, VTL

Mumbai
Vardhman Textiles starts hedging cotton prices on MCX
Summary: 
Vardhman Textiles Ltd (VTL) a Punjab based major integrated textile producer in India to cope up with the persistent volatility in cotton prices has started hedging on Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (MCX).

Vardhman Textiles Ltd (VTL) a Punjab based major integrated textile producer in India to cope up with the persistent volatility in cotton prices has started hedging on Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (MCX).

It is of vital importance for VTL to hedge cotton prices, as it constitutes more than 4 percent of the country’s yarn production capacity. They believe that hedging the cotton prices will help VTL to maintain its margins.

https://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/vardhman-textiles-starts-hedging-on-mcx-for-cotton-prices-118030100053_1.html
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Trading activity at cotton market returns

Related Keywords: activity remained restricted, After losing ground, cotton bales, cotton prices, Cotton prices moved higher, KCA, KCE, last fortnight, once again picked up, short supply of lint stocks, spot rate, strong demand for quality lint on Monday

Karachi
Trading activity at cotton market returns
Summary: 
After losing ground during last fortnight, cotton prices once again picked up. Cotton prices moved higher on strong demand for quality lint on Monday. However, activity remained restricted due to short supply of lint stocks.

After losing ground during last fortnight, cotton prices once again picked up. Cotton prices moved higher on strong demand for quality lint on Monday. However, activity remained restricted due to short supply of lint stocks.

It was interesting to note that prices once again moved beyond Rs7,000 per maund, with the highest rate quoted at Rs7,500 per maund. However, short supply of quality cotton owing to falling cotton stocks restricted activity, leaving many spinners disappointed.

https://www.dawn.com/news/1391924
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India's home textile exports share market to US remains dull

Related Keywords: ability to renegotiate product prices, backdrop of the rising raw material prices, cotton prices, cotton sheet, during current year 2017, home textile exports, India market share, key monitorable, remain flat, rupee appreciation, terry towels, US market

Mumbai
India's home textile exports share market to US remains dull
Summary: 
India’s market share in home textile exports to the US (sum of all products) remained flat YoY at 33% during the current year 2017. Ability to renegotiate product prices in the backdrop of the rising raw material prices and rupee appreciation will be the key monitorable.

India’s market share in home textile exports to the US (sum of all products) remained flat YoY at 33% during the current year 2017. Ability to renegotiate product prices in the backdrop of the rising raw material prices and rupee appreciation will be the key monitorable.

India’s market share (in dollar terms) in cotton sheets increased 1ppt YoY to 50% in CY17. India has been consistently gaining a 1ppt market share in cotton sheets each year since CY12.

http://www.financialexpress.com/market/indias-share-in-home-textile-exports-to-us-remains-flat/1073467/
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Cotton prices moving further lower

Related Keywords: after dull trading activity cotton market, cotton bales, cotton prices, falling cotton prices, impacted phutti negatively, KCA, KCE, moving further lower on Tuesday, Punjab quality, Sindh variety, Spinners, spot rate, Textile spinning sector

Karachi
Cotton prices moving further lower
Summary: 
Cotton prices moving further lower on Tuesday after dull trading activity at cotton market. Falling cotton prices also impacted phutti (seed cotton) negatively, with Punjab quality being quoted between Rs2,700-2,900 and Sindh variety in the range of Rs2,700-3,300 per 40kg. Previously phutti prices were being quoted between Rs2,900-3,500 per 40kg.

Cotton prices moving further lower on Tuesday after dull trading activity at cotton market. Falling cotton prices also impacted phutti (seed cotton) negatively, with Punjab quality being quoted between Rs2,700-2,900 and Sindh variety in the range of Rs2,700-3,300 per 40kg. Previously phutti prices were being quoted between Rs2,900-3,500 per 40kg.

However, some buying interest was noted at the lower level as many spinners preferred to cover up their positions amid falling cotton prices.

https://www.dawn.com/news/1386280/cotton-prices-fall
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Asian fibre and yarn prices decline in December 2017

Related Keywords: acrylic staple fibre prices in China, asf prices in Asia, cotton fibre market in India, cotton prices, nfy prices in China, nylon filament yarn prices in China, pfy prices in China, pfy prices in India, pfy prices in Pakistan, polyester filament yarn prices, polyester staple fibre prices in China, psf prices in China, psf prices in India, psf prices in Pakistan, vfy prices in Asia, viscose filament yarn prices in China, viscose staple prices in China, vsf prices in Asia

Mumbai
Summary: 
Polyester staple fibre prices in December 2017 slipped in China amid cautious buying sentiment during the month. PSF manufacturers also reduced the operating rate due to insipid trading sentiment. In Pakistan, PSF prices inched up this month as demand was strong in polyester market. In India, PSF

Polyester staple fibre prices in December 2017 slipped in China amid cautious buying sentiment during the month. PSF manufacturers also reduced the operating rate due to insipid trading sentiment. In Pakistan, PSF prices inched up this month as demand was strong in polyester market. In India, PSF offers were steady during the month. In China, 1.4D PSF was down US cents 3 a kg as compared to November. In India, 1.2D PSF prices were up US cents 2 a kg from last month.

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