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.
Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 17:34
The Cotton Association of India (CAI) said here on Monday in its third estimate, that the cotton crop for the season 2013-14, that began this month, is expected at 381 lakh bales (each bale is 170 kg).
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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 19:34
Products like onion and cotton are likely to lose export incentives as there are restrictions on their outbound shipments, a senior commerce ministry official said Thursday.
Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 17:41
Farmers associations of Punjab and Haryana today demanded allowing use of biotech crops in the country, claiming that genetically modified (GM) crops would raise farm productivity as well as their income.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 22:22
After being in captivity of pirates for over a week, captain of oil tanker that was hijacked on July 15 near Gabon off West African coast said it was a traumatic experience, but no ransom was paid.
Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 15:09
Pirates, who took over the Turkish tanker MV Cotton, have left the vessel a week after it was hijacked off the coast of Gabon in Africa.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 08:56
Indian artist Nikhil Chopra painted for a marathon 65 hours at an art event that drew inspiration from the historic roots of Manchester as the world`s first industrial city.
Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 11:40
The newly formed Cotton College State University (CCSU) here will offer seven new subjects in its academic programme to teach students job oriented modern courses.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 17:23
Karnataka government has an open mind on the issue of genetically modified crops, and favours giving options for farmers to make informed choices, Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda said today.
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