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India's cotton exports may drop 9% this yr: USDA

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 16:50

India's cotton exports are expected to drop by 9 percent to 9 million bales in the 2013-14 marketing year on sluggish demand and high prices compared to the global market, a report said.

Cotton output at 370 lakh bales this year, exports may be flat

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 19:11

Cotton production is estimated to be 370-375 lakh bales in 2013-14 season, while the fibre's exports are likely to remain flat at 100 lakh bales this year, Textiles Minister K S Rao said on Wednesdey.

CCEA may consider 10% export duty on surplus cotton tomorrow

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 16:32

The CCEA is likely to consider Thursday a proposal to impose export duty of 10 per cent on shipment of exportable surplus cotton to ensure availability of the natural fibre in the domestic market.

Cotton output may be nearly 12% higher in 2013-14

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 16:28

India's cotton output is projected to be 11.7 percent higher at around 380 lakh bales (170 kg each) in the 2013-14 cotton season on account of good monsoon and increase in acreage.

India's cotton exports may drop by 34% in 2012-13: USDA

Last Updated: Friday, May 10, 2013, 16:25

In its latest report, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said that it has upped India's cotton exports forecast to 9.2 million bales from 7.2 million bales for 2012-13 marketing year.

India's cotton exports may dip by 8.8% in 2011-12: USDA

Last Updated: Monday, July 09, 2012, 16:33

"With the 2011-12 marketing year coming to a close, exports are now estimated at 12.87 million bales, lower than our May 2012 estimate," the USDA said in its latest report.

Cotton exports to hit textile industry: CITI

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 02, 2012, 00:25

The textiles industry on Tuesday said further exports of cotton could lead to shortage of the commodity in the domestic market and traders would be forced to buy it from abroad at higher price.

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.

PM calls meeting on Apr23 to discuss Pawar objection on export

Last Updated: Monday, April 16, 2012, 17:11

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called a meeting on April 23 to discuss the objections raised by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar regarding exports of farm items such as sugar, cotton and milk, sources said.

Cotton Association demands removal of ban on cotton exports

Last Updated: Sunday, April 08, 2012, 13:34

The Cotton Association of India (CAI) has urged the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to free the cotton exports immediately saying that the move will benefit the farmers the most, as a sizeable quantity of cotton is still in the their hands and is yet to arrive in the market.

Cotton exports to neighbouring nations to resume

Last Updated: Friday, March 23, 2012, 22:32

India on Friday allowed cotton exports to neighbouring countries, including Pakistan and Bangladesh, via land route after scrutinising the orders issued before the government imposed a ban on March 5 which has since been partially revoked.

Pawar seeks PM's intervention to lift cotton export ban

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 06, 2012, 13:51

Seeking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said he was not consulted on the Commerce Ministry's decision to ban cotton exports.