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India's cotton exports to China plunge 56.7% in 2014-15

Cotton prices in the domestic market are subdued due to 56.72 percent fall in India's exports to China in 2014-15, Parliament was informed today.

Cotton prices to remain stable in CY 2015-16, says ICRA

Even if cotton production declines by up to 15 percent next season, the adequate domestic stock position is likely to keep the prices stable during cotton year (CY) 2015-16, according to rating agency ICRA.

Low prices, erratic monsoon boost cotton imports

A sharp drop in cotton prices overseas and a weak monsoon have raised India`s imports in recent weeks.

Cotton prices, stability comfortable: Sharma

Domestic price and availability of cotton is "comfortable" and the government will intervene in the market if rates fall below the support price, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Tuesday.

Govt not to allow fresh registration for cotton exports

The Centre on Monday decided not to permit further cotton export during the current marketing year,even as pressure is mounting from Gujarat to allow fresh registrations.

ComMin bans cotton exports; Pawar not in know

Taking Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and textile industry by surprise, the Commerce Ministry Monday banned cotton exports apprehending shortfall in domestic market and hoarding in warehouses abroad.

CCI to procure less cotton as market prices higher than MSP

With cotton prices ruling 10 percent above the Minimum Support Price, the Cotton Corporation of India sees limited role for itself in procuring it during the current season, a top CCI official said here on Friday.