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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.

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.

'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.

CAI estimates lower cotton crop in 2012-13

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 17:19

Cotton Association of India (CAI) Monday said it has estimated cotton crop at 353.25 lakh bales for crop season 2012-13 as against 373.25 lakh bales in 2011-12.

Cotton production for 2012-13 to be around 355 lakh bales: CAI

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2012, 16:52

Cotton production in the season 2012-13 is expected to be around 355 lakh bales, while the consumption is likely to be around 265 lakh bales, according to Cotton Association of India.

Cotton exports may dip to 7 mn bales this year

Last Updated: Thursday, October 04, 2012, 23:57

Cotton exports are estimated to decline by about 46 percent to seven million bales in the 2012-13 marketing year owing to higher global stocks, officials said here Thursday.

‘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.

CITI launches high density planting system for cotton

Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 21:45

Aiming to improve the cotton productivity, industry body Confederation of Cotton Textile Industry (CITI) Thursday launched a project in Rajasthan to encourage high density planting system for the natural fibre.

Cotton and sugarcane output to fall in 2012-13: CMIE

Last Updated: Sunday, June 17, 2012, 11:40

Although the foodgrain production is expected to do well, the cotton and sugarcane production is projected to fall in 2012-13, economic think tank CMIE said.

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 possible in case of surplus: Sharma

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 20:13

Notwithstanding lifting of ban on cotton exports, Commerce Industry and Textiles Minister Anand Sharma Tuesday said India will not be able to ship the natural fibre abroad unless it has surplus.

Govt outlines procedure for scrutinisation of cotton RCs

Last Updated: Saturday, March 17, 2012, 17:23

The government has outlined the procedure for scrutinisation and revalidation of registration certificates given to cotton exporters.