This season cotton planting in terms of area almost double

News Tags: Central Institute of Cotton Research, compared to the same period last year, Cotton Association of India, cotton cultivation, cotton sowing, data released by the agriculture ministry, doubled in terms of area, high pricing of cotton, kharif cultivation, Owing to favourable climatic conditions, planting of cotton crop, strong domestic prices

Pune
This season cotton planting in terms of area almost double
Summary: 
Owing to favourable climatic conditions and high pricing of cotton , the planting of cotton crop has doubled in terms of area compared to the same period last year. As per the data released by the agriculture ministry, an unprecedented increase in cotton sowing has seen the area under kharif cultivation going up by nearly 20%.

Owing to favourable climatic conditions and high pricing of cotton , the planting of cotton crop has doubled in terms of area compared to the same period last year. As per the data released by the agriculture ministry, an unprecedented increase in cotton sowing has seen the area under kharif cultivation going up by nearly 20%.

With most parts of the country receiving good rains as the first month of monsoon activity comes to a close, there is an indication that sowing will pick up momentum in the coming weeks.

http://www.financialexpress.com/market/cotton-planting-almost-double-this-season/749433/
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Cotton output likely to decline to five-year low in 2015-16

News Tags: Cotton Advisory Board, Cotton Association of India, cotton bales, cotton production, cotton sowing, decline in average acreage, five year low, likely to decline, low soil moisture, mixing sub-standard cotton, spurious seeds supplied, take trict action against trade malpractices, this crop year

Mumbai
Cotton output likely to decline to five-year low in 2015-16
Summary: 
The trade estimates cotton production at around 33 million bales (170 kg each) for the October 2015-September 2016 crop year against 38 million bales in the previous year. The Cotton Advisory Board anticipating lower output in its first estimate in November, forecast output at 36.5 million bales. The agriculture ministry had in September forecast cotton output at 33.51 million bales.

The trade estimates cotton production at around 33 million bales (170 kg each) for the October 2015-September 2016 crop year against 38 million bales in the previous year. The Cotton Advisory Board anticipating lower output in its first estimate in November, forecast output at 36.5 million bales. The agriculture ministry had in September forecast cotton output at 33.51 million bales.

http://www.business-standard.com/article/markets/cotton-output-may-fall-to-five-year-low-116020200039_1.html
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Maharashtra's cotton farmers in trouble over erratic rains and surplus cotton in international market

News Tags: Chinese government, cotton belt, cotton sowing, cotton stockpiling policy, crop-subsidy programme, erratic rains, international cotton price, Maharashtra farmers, surplus cotton, Vidarbha farmers

Maharashtra, India
Maharashtra's cotton farmers in trouble over erratic rains and surplus cotton in
Summary: 
Farmers in Maharashtra’s cotton belt forced to sow their fields a number of times due to erratic rains which has increased individual debts, as farmers who exhausted their institutional credit have borrowed money from informal moneylenders to finance the replanting of fields, raising the spectre of further deaths around harvest time.

Farmers in Maharashtra’s cotton belt forced to sow their fields a number of times due to erratic rains which has increased individual debts, as farmers who exhausted their institutional credit have borrowed money from informal moneylenders to finance the replanting of fields, raising the spectre of further deaths around harvest time.

Recent reports suggest the rainfall deficit in Maharashtra's cotton belts of Vidarbha and Marathwada has widened; Marathwada is now facing a 60 percent deficit, while the shortfall in Vidarbha is 23 per cent.

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/a-perfect-storm-threatens-maharashtra-s-cotton-farmers-114081300010_1.html
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India’s cotton imports likely to rise by more than 25 percent above the official forecast

News Tags: coastal textile hubs, Cotton Corp of India, cotton prices overseas, cotton sowing, Indian cotton import, lower freight costs, new cotton, spinning mills, weak monsoon

Mumbai
India’s cotton imports likely to rise by more than 25 percent above the official
Summary: 
India’s cotton import witnesses rise in recent week as cotton sowing has been delayed this year due to weak monsoon raising concern about production followed by sharp decline in cotton prices overseas.

India’s cotton import witnesses rise in recent week as cotton sowing has been delayed this year due to weak monsoon raising concern about production followed by sharp decline in cotton prices overseas.

Mills in the coastal textile hubs of southern India have started bringing in shiploads of cotton from Africa due to lower freight costs and as benchmark prices fell to a five-year low on Aug. 1 because of the prospect of ample global supply.

http://af.reuters.com/article/tanzaniaNews/idAFL4N0Q53CF20140806?pageNumber=2&virtualBrandChannel=0
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Pakistan focus on close to 10mn cotton bales this year from Punjab region

News Tags: 5.67 million acres of land, cotton bales, cotton grower, cotton sowing, Pakistan cotton industry, Punjab region

Lahore
Pakistan focus on close to 10mn cotton bales this year from Punjab region
Summary: 
This season with Punjab managing to sow cotton on 5.67 million acres of land that is more than 227,000 acres from last year is now looking ahead to getting closer to 10 million cotton bales out of it.

This season with Punjab managing to sow cotton on 5.67 million acres of land that is more than 227,000 acres from last year is now looking ahead to getting closer to 10 million cotton bales out of it.
 
Of the total area, 13 per cent was sown what is termed as early crop. The rest 87 per cent was sown after May 15 – regular sowing period for the crop.
 

http://www.dawn.com/news/1121436/punjab-eyes-10m-cotton-bales-from-56m-acres
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Cotton sowing reduced by half over last year in India

News Tags: cotton bale, cotton crop, Cotton development board, cotton growing region, cotton sowing, farmer

Mumbai
Cotton sowing reduced by half over last year in India
Summary: 
Cotton sowing is almost half of the normal sowing which was done last year as farmer were able to completed sowing on some 45.2 lakh hectares of cotton growing region of the country as opposed to 92 lakh hectares last year, which is the worst situation ever for the cotton crop in the last five-six years, moreover due to delayed and scanty rainfall has caused anxious moments for farmers, said SM Kolkatkar, director, Cotton Development Board, Mumbai, and Directorate of Cotton Development.

Cotton sowing is almost half of the normal sowing which was done last year as farmer were able to completed sowing on some 45.2 lakh hectares of cotton growing region of the country as opposed to 92 lakh hectares last year, which is the worst situation ever for the cotton crop in the last five-six years, moreover due to delayed and scanty rainfall has caused anxious moments for farmers, said SM Kolkatkar, director, Cotton Development Board, Mumbai, and Directorate of Cotton Development.
 

http://www.financialexpress.com/news/poor-monsoon-reduces-cotton-sowing-by-half/1270235
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Cotton prices likely to see mixed trading in India

News Tags: Cotton Association of India, cotton price, cotton sowing, cotton yarn export, global demand, kapas, long staple, medium staple, trade

New Delhi
Cotton prices likely to see mixed trading in India
Summary: 
Cotton prices may trade on a mixed note. Forecast of below normal rains, lower sowing, demand from the millers and declining supplies may give support to the prices. However, higher production, lower cotton yarn exports, global demand concerns and comfortable supplies may pressurize prices at higher levels.

Cotton prices may trade on a mixed note. Forecast of below normal rains, lower sowing, demand from the millers and declining supplies may give support to the prices. However, higher production, lower cotton yarn exports, global demand concerns and comfortable supplies may pressurize prices at higher levels.
 
However, concerns over global demand coupled with higher output last year and weak cotton yarn exports to China capped sharp gains. NCDEX Kapas as well as MCX Cotton futures settled 0.4% and 0.1% higher.
 

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/brokerage-recos-commodities/cotton-prices-may-trademixed-note-angel-commodities_1116320.html
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