Where does the world's cotton comes from?

Related Keywords: apparel, bales, Brazil, China, clothing, cotton, exports, fiber, market, production, U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA, world

United States
Where does the world's cotton comes from?
Summary: 
Cotton is perhaps the most recognized fiber in the apparel market, and is used, either in its pure form or blended with other materials, to make much of the world’s clothing. The soft, fluffy staple fiber grows in a boll around the seeds of a cotton plant, and the fiber is nearly pure cellulose, the most abundant organic polymer on Earth. Fibers from the cotton plant are spun into yarn or thread and made

Cotton is perhaps the most recognized fiber in the apparel market, and is used, either in its pure form or blended with other materials, to make much of the world’s clothing.

The soft, fluffy staple fiber grows in a boll around the seeds of a cotton plant, and the fiber is nearly pure cellulose, the most abundant organic polymer on Earth. Fibers from the cotton plant are spun into yarn or thread and made into fiber, yielding soft, breathable textiles. Cotton is the most widely used natural fiber in clothing today.

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Cotton crash looks set to deepen

Related Keywords: bales, China, cotton, exports, global, Imports, supply, traders, Unnited States, USDA

United States
Cotton crash looks set to deepen
Summary: 
Cotton is in the grips of the bears, and fresh U.S. supply forecasts coming this week will probably keep it there. Prices tumbled to a three-year low Tuesday amid the outlook for big supplies at a time when consumption growth is slowing and American exports are hurting. Hedge funds are holding their biggest-ever bet that

Cotton is in the grips of the bears, and fresh U.S. supply forecasts coming this week will probably keep it there.

Prices tumbled to a three-year low Tuesday amid the outlook for big supplies at a time when consumption growth is slowing and American exports are hurting. Hedge funds are holding their biggest-ever bet that the declines will continue. Meanwhile, traders and analysts expect that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will raise its outlook for domestic stockpiles, with the hoard forecast to reach a 12-year high.

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International cotton prices slipped by over 16 per cent over the past month

Related Keywords: bales, China, cotton, export, import, India, trade, United States, USDA

United States
International cotton prices slipped by over 16 per cent over the past month
Summary: 
Having inked contracts at much higher rates earlier, importers here are staring at a loss. The continued stand-off between the US and China over trade tariffs has created uncertainty in the Indian cotton market. After international cotton prices slipped by over 16 per cent over the past month, Indian

Having inked contracts at much higher rates earlier, importers here are staring at a loss.

The continued stand-off between the US and China over trade tariffs has created uncertainty in the Indian cotton market. After international cotton prices slipped by over 16 per cent over the past month, Indian cotton importers are staring at a loss and are looking to rework import contracts.

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USDA appointments new members to serve on the Cotton Board

Related Keywords: Agriculture Secretary, alternate members, appointment of thirteen members, carries out research, domestic and foreign markets, expanding demand, improving fibre quality, lowering costs of production, one advisor, promotional activities, serve on the Cotton Board, Sonny Perdue, strengthen competitive position of cotton, USDA

Washington
USDA appointments new members to serve on the Cotton Board
Summary: 
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced the appointment of 13 members, 13 alternate members and one advisor to serve on the Cotton Board. The following appointees will serve three-year terms ending Dec. 31, 2020.

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced the appointment of 13 members, 13 alternate members and one advisor to serve on the Cotton Board. The following appointees will serve three-year terms ending Dec. 31, 2020.

Perdue said that the Cotton Board carries out research and promotional activities that strengthen the competitive position of cotton by expanding demand in domestic and foreign markets, improving fibre quality, and lowering costs of production. These appointees represent a cross section of the industry, and the cotton industry will be well served by their work.

http://us.fashionnetwork.com/news/USDA-announces-appointments-of-new-Cotton-Board,948578.html#.Woau3lpubDc
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Birla Spunshades of Grasim Industries gets USDA biobased certification

Related Keywords: awarded the US Department of Agriculture, Birla Spunshades, business strategy, certified biobased product label, dope dyed fibres, flagship company of Aditya Birla Group, Grasim Industries Ltd, reached another milestone, reduce environmental pollution, strengthening belief that Sustainability is at the core, sustainability journey, USDA

Mumbai
Birla Spunshades of Grasim Industries gets USDA biobased certification
Summary: 
Grasim Industries Ltd, a flagship company of Aditya Birla Group, has reached another milestone in their Sustainability Journey and strengthening their belief that Sustainability is at the core of their business strategy having awarded the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) certified biobased product label for its dope dyed fibres—Birla Spunshades.

Grasim Industries Ltd, a flagship company of Aditya Birla Group, has reached another milestone in their Sustainability Journey and strengthening their belief that Sustainability is at the core of their business strategy having awarded the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) certified biobased product label for its dope dyed fibres—Birla Spunshades.

Third-party verification for a product’s biobased content is administered through the USDA BioPreferred Program. One of the goals of the BioPreferred Program is to increase the development, purchase and use of biobased products.

http://www.grasim.com/media/press_reports/20170920-USDA-biobased-certification.html
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Oklahoma becoming a national player in cotton production

Related Keywords: acres harvested for 2017, cotton production, Cotton yields, increasingly becoming a national player, Mississippi is third in forecast acreage, Oklahoma, Oklahoma is narrowing the gap, projected to climb into fourth place, U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA

Altus
Oklahoma becoming a national player in cotton production
Summary: 
Oklahoma is increasingly becoming a national player in cotton production and is projected to climb into fourth place in acres harvested for 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Oklahoma is increasingly becoming a national player in cotton production and is projected to climb into fourth place in acres harvested for 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Mississippi is third in forecast acreage and is expected to harvest 95,000 more acres than Oklahoma, down from 140,000 more acres the year before, according to the USDA, but Oklahoma is narrowing the gap, said Harvey Schroeder, executive director of the Oklahoma Cotton Council, which is based in Frederick in southwest Oklahoma.

http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/oklahoma-devoting-more-land-to-cotton-production/article_71f32122-0f36-5135-abe3-649d7fa55c8e.html
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Pakistan likely to see rise in cotton output during 2016-17

Related Keywords: better compared to previous season, cotton crop to rebound, during this season, higher cotton crop output, likely to improve, mainly due to favourable weather conditions, Pakistan cotton crop output, reducing import bill, remain lower side, serious measures need, USDA

Islamabad
Pakistan likely to see rise in cotton output during 2016-17
Summary: 
Pakistan cotton crop output likely to improve during this season (2016-17). However, there is not doubt that It would remain lower side but better compared to previous season (2015-16) mainly due to favourable weather conditions.

Pakistan cotton crop output likely to improve during this season (2016-17). However, there is not doubt that It would remain lower side but better compared to previous season (2015-16) mainly due to favourable weather conditions.

According to the feedback from the growers, it is being projected that Pakistan's cotton crop is expected to be 10.6 million bales (1bales = 155kg) slightly higher than 9.7 million in the last year, traders and experts said.

http://www.brecorder.com/cotton-a-textiles/185/117035/
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Modernization in Turkish cotton industry expected to rise demand

Related Keywords: announced three percent antidumping, domestic cotton consumption, expected to rise, get ahead in competitive international textile trade, heavy production will reduce imports, increase quality, investing in new machinery, investing in new technology, lower costs, technology, ten year high next year, Turkish cotton industry, Turkish mills, USDA

USA
Modernization in Turkish cotton industry expected to rise demand
Summary: 
Turkey's cotton industry have started investing in new technology as the result its domestic cotton consumption is expected to rise to 6.89m 480 pound bales, a ten year high next year and up 115,000 bales from the previous session, the USDA’s official said.

Turkey's cotton industry have started investing in new technology as the result its domestic cotton consumption is expected to rise to 6.89m 480 pound bales, a ten year high next year and up 115,000 bales from the previous session, the USDA’s official said.

According to the US Department of Agriculture's bureau in Ankara, Turkish textile exports has raised due to increased sales in Europe, as well as thawing relations with Russia.

Political instability among many of Turkey's neighbours is forcing the industry to focus on competing in the European markets.

http://www.agrimoney.com/news/turkish-cotton-demand-rises-as-textile-industry-modernises--9861.html
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China likely to become big cotton importer again in a big way

Related Keywords: after it unloads a huge state surplus, China well on its way to become big cotton importer, China worlds largest cotton consumer, decline in cotton acreage contraction in China, fashion trend, favoring products made of manmade fiber, Joe Nicosia, Louis Dreyfus Commodities in Memphis, senior head of cotton and merchandizing, USDA

New York
China likely to become big cotton importer again in a big way
Summary: 
China is well on its way to becoming a big cotton importer after it unloads a huge state surplus of an estimated 52 million bales, believes Joe Nicosia, the senior head of cotton and merchandizing for Louis Dreyfus Commodities in Memphis as there is a dramatic decline in the cotton acreage contraction in China which has been one of the most remarkable developments seen in recent years.

China is well on its way to becoming a big cotton importer after it unloads a huge state surplus of an estimated 52 million bales, believes Joe Nicosia, the senior head of cotton and merchandizing for Louis Dreyfus Commodities in Memphis as there is a dramatic decline in the cotton acreage contraction in China which has been one of the most remarkable developments seen in recent years.

http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/china-expected-import-cotton-again-big-way
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Rise in cotton price in Int'l market as supplies by China and India fall

Related Keywords: cotton trading, fall in supplies by China and India, Indian Shankar-6 variety of cotton, international market, lower production and increased consumption, new crops available in market, rise in cotton prices, short-term hike, start declining from November, top choice of Bangladeshi importers, two major cotton producers and consumers, USDA

Dhaka
Rise in cotton price in Int'l market as supplies by China and India fall
Summary: 
In International market cotton was traded at 77 cents from 62 cents three months ago, a rise by 24.19 percent due to a fall in supplies by China and India, two major cotton producers and consumers. Six months ago the price was below 60 cents, according to industry insiders.

In International market cotton was traded at 77 cents from 62 cents three months ago, a rise by 24.19 percent due to a fall in supplies by China and India, two major cotton producers and consumers. Six months ago the price was below 60 cents, according to industry insiders.

According to Hissam Khandker, director of Delcot Enterprise Ltd, a leading cotton importer of Bangladesh, it is a short-term hike. He hopes that the price will start declining from November when new crops will be available in markets.

http://www.thedailystar.net/business/cotton-prices-rise-supply-dearth-1265569
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