Natural fibre trading gains over limited cotton arrival

YarnsandFibers News Bureau 2014-01-07 09:00:00 – Rajkot

Trading of natural fibre was seen due to decrease in the cotton arrival. In the past few days cotton arrivals have decreased from 65,000 bales to 50,000 bales. According to a Rajkot-based ginner, farmers are holding back kapas and they are not willing to sell at lower price.

With the limited cotton arrival, price of Natural fibre increased by Rs200 for a candy of 356 kg. Kapas or raw cotton prices also gained.

According to brokers, demand emerged from domestic mills and exporters also began to buy to meet their immediate needs.

Gujarat Sankar-6 cotton traded higher by Rs 200 at Rs 40,800-41,000 for a candy of 356 kg in Saurashtra region of Gujarat. Kapas gained Rs 7-10 to Rs 970-995 for a maund of 20 kg. Gin delivery kapas traded at Rs 1,000-1,020.

About 50,000 bales (of 170 kg) arrived in Gujarat and 1.75 lakh bales arrived across the country.

With the prevailing market conditions, the fibre trading likely to gain as mills are going to continue buying for some more time.

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