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'Cotton output likely to be 340 lakh bales this season'

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 16:13

The Cotton Advisory Board (CAB) has projected 340 lakh bales of cotton production in 2012-13 season and expects exports to be at 81 lakh bales in the same period, Parliament was informed Monday.

No shortage of cotton yarn in the country: Textiles Ministry

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 19:47

The Textiles Ministry on Wednesday said there is no shortage of cotton yarn and the country has a closing stock of 90 million kg for 2012-13.

ICF seeks funds at concessional rates for cotton ginners

Last Updated: Saturday, September 01, 2012, 23:08

Indian Cotton Federation has been asked to prepare a draft proposal seeking funds under concessional rate for ginners of cotton.

‘Probe agriculture ministry's role in clearing Bt Cotton’

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 18:33

A parliamentary panel has called for an in-depth probe into the agriculture ministry's role in the government's decision to approve the commercial release of Bt Cotton in the country in 2002.

Delayed monsoon may push up cotton prices: Fitch

Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 22:45

The rising trend in cotton prices is expected to continue in the September 2012-March 2013 cotton season, as a result of fall in acreage and delayed monsoon, rating agency Fitch said in its 2012 mid-year outlook on Indian textiles.

India has become net exporter of cotton: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 23:09

Following the advent of Bt-cotton, India has become one of the net exporters of cotton from a net importer, a study conducted by Council of Social Development has said.

Ensure Cotton Bill does not lead to over regulation: Ficci

Last Updated: Sunday, June 17, 2012, 14:47

Industry body Ficci has requested the Textiles Ministry to ensure that the draft Cotton Trade Bill, which seeks to provide accurate data collection on natural fibre production, does not lead to over regulation of cotton trade.

China may prefer cotton from US, Bangladesh instead of India

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 02, 2012, 20:16

China, the biggest importer of Indian cotton may look to buy the commodity from US and Bangladesh due to recent decision by India to first ban its exports and later reverse it.

Government allows further export of cotton

Last Updated: Monday, April 30, 2012, 10:56

The government on Monday decided to allow further cotton exports in 2011-12 marketing year ending September as production estimates have been revised upwards.

Agri Min may up cotton estimates to 35.2 mn bales for 2011-12

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 15:07

The Agriculture Ministry is likely to revise upwards the country's cotton production estimate by 3.5 percent to a record 35.2 million bales for the current marketing year, a government official said.

Cotton exports: GoM meet next week

Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 18:57

A group of ministers (GoM) will meet next week to discuss whether to allow additional cotton exports in the 2011-12 marketing year ending September.

India's cotton output to touch six MT

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 08, 2011, 00:32

India's cotton output is expected to touch six million tonnes during this year ending July 2012 compared to 5.5 MT last year.