www.sriyadithatextile.com http://www.sriyadithatextile.com Thu, 16 Jan 2014 05:15:51 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) estimate-at-315-lakh-bales http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/cai-maintains-2018-to19-cotton.html Sriyadithatextile - estimate-at-315-lakh-bales pthe-cottonandnbspassociation-of-india-cai-has-retained-its-may-estimate-of-the-cotton-crop-for-2018-19-season-that-began-on-october-1-2018-at-315-lakh-bales-ie-at-the-same-level-as-in-the-previous-estimateandnbspthe-total-cotton-supply-estimated-by-the-cai-during-october-2018-to-may-2019-is-325-lakh-bales-of-170-kg-each-with-consumption-at-209-lakh-balesp pup-to-may-31-2019-total-cotton-arrival-at-markets-is-estimated-at-28772-lakh-bales-while-imports-are-pegged-at-928-lakh-bales-in-addition-there-was-an-opening-stock-of-28-lakh-bales-at-the-beginning-of-the-season-on-october-1-2018p pby-may-31-exportandnbspshipment-of-cotton-estimated-by-the-cai-is-44-lakh-bales-stock-at-the-end-of-may-2019-is-estimated-by-the-cai-at-72-lakh-bales-including-3268-lakh-bales-with-textileandnbspmills-and-remaining-3932-lakh-bales-with-cci-mncs-and-others-mncs-traders-ginners-etcp pthe-yearly-balance-sheet-projected-by-the-cai-estimates-total-cotton-supply-till-end-of-the-cotton-season-ie-up-to-september-30-2019-at-374-lakh-bales-of-170-kg-each-consisting-of-the-opening-stock-of-28-lakh-bales-at-the-beginning-of-the-cotton-season-and-imports-estimated-by-the-cai-at-31-lakh-bales-which-are-higher-by-16-lakh-bales-compared-to-the-previous-yearandrsquos-import-estimated-at-15-lakh-balesp pdomestic-consumption-estimated-by-the-cai-for-the-entire-crop-year-ie-up-to-september-30-2019-is-315-lakh-bales-while-the-cai-has-estimated-exports-for-the-season-at-46-lakh-bales-which-are-lower-by-23-lakh-bales-compared-to-the-previous-yearandrsquos-cotton-exports-estimate-of-69-lakh-bales-the-carry-over-stock-estimated-at-the-end-of-the-season-is-estimated-at-13-lakh-balesandnbspp]]> 2019 06 11 16:11 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ seen-rising-10-15 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/2017-2018-cotton-production-on-higher-acreage.html Sriyadithatextile - seen-rising-10-15 p-class-body-not-withstanding-crop-damage-due-to-floods-in-gujarat-the-largest-cotton-producing-state-indiaandrsquos-cotton-output-in-the-forthcoming-2017-18-season-starting-october-is-seen-increasing-by-10-15-per-cent-on-rise-in-acreage-across-the-country-besides-a-favourable-monsoon-in-most-parts-of-key-growing-states-such-as-maharashtra-and-andhra-pradesh-and-in-north-india-is-aiding-the-outputp p-class-body-the-cotton-trade-estimates-the-output-to-be-higher-by-10-15-per-cent-for-2017-18-over-last-yearandrsquos-output-of-33725-lakh-bales-of-170-kg-eachp p-class-body-per-the-union-ministry-of-agriculture-cotton-had-been-sown-on-11155-lakh-hectares-till-july-28-as-against-9233-lakh-hectares-witnessed-for-the-same-time-last-year-thereby-indicating-an-increase-of-close-to-21-per-cent-in-the-acreagep p-class-body-maharashtra-has-registered-kharif-cotton-sowing-of-over-3847-lakh-hectares-while-in-gujarat-the-area-stood-at-2584-lakh-hectaresp p-class-body-however-with-the-recent-flooding-in-the-key-growing-regions-of-gujarat-the-authorities-expect-a-damage-of-about-30-per-cent-to-the-crop-in-the-statep p-class-body-andldquotrade-and-government-estimates-put-the-acreage-growth-at-about-20-per-cent-but-we-still-have-monsoon-days-left-and-it-is-unpredictable-about-the-rain-fury-in-other-parts-hence-estimating-the-output-may-be-speculativeandrdquo-said-nayan-mirani-president-cotton-association-of-india-cai-the-apex-trade-bodyp p-class-body-andldquohowever-considering-the-existing-factors-and-the-rainfall-the-acreage-will-comfortably-increase-by-10-12-per-cent-and-we-will-have-almost-equal-increase-in-the-production-volume-tooandrdquo-he-addedp p-class-body-kharif-cotton-sowing-is-completed-in-most-parts-of-the-country-and-fresh-arrivals-are-likely-to-begin-by-mid-septemberp p-class-body-j-thulasidharan-chairman-confederation-of-indian-textile-industry-said-the-cotton-crop-situation-would-be-clear-only-by-end-august-andldquothe-crop-needs-some-rain-during-august-september-and-the-pest-attack-also-happens-after-140-days-of-the-crop-the-changes-in-the-crop-will-have-to-be-assessed-at-regular-intervalsandrdquo-he-said-and-added-that-a-small-portion-of-the-area-around-6-lakh-hectares-stood-damaged-in-gujarat-but-re-sowing-has-commenced-andldquowe-will-have-to-wait-and-seeandrdquop pstrongmarket-looking-goodstrongp p-class-body-meanwhile-considering-the-increase-andmdash-both-in-area-and-production-andmdash-in-the-global-cotton-scenario-the-market-he-said-andldquolooks-good-at-this-junctureandrdquop p-class-body-andldquoforward-contract-rates-for-septemberandndashoctober-delivery-stand-at-around-₹39000-39500-a-candy-while-the-december-delivery-quotation-is-still-lower-at-₹37000-a-candyandrdquo-thulasidaran-said-mills-will-benefit-only-if-the-rates-are-stable-he-addedp p-class-body-andldquothe-situation-is-comfortable-mills-need-not-panicandrdquo-said-k-selvaraju-secretary-general-of-the-southern-india-mills-association-referring-to-the-current-seasonp pstronglow-availabilitystrongp p-class-body-however-trade-sources-revealed-that-current-stock-position-has-deteriorated-and-cotton-availability-is-low-andldquothe-stock-position-is-very-weak-at-present-and-we-fear-that-if-fresh-arrivals-dont-start-from-punjab-by-mid-september-there-will-be-a-short-term-rally-in-prices-so-in-the-near-term-we-do-not-see-prices-falling-as-a-result-of-the-higher-production-outlookandrdquo-said-arun-dalal-a-cotton-expert-based-in-ahmedabadp p-class-body-meanwhile-the-international-cotton-advisory-committee-icac-has-predicted-uncertain-cotton-prices-for-the-year-2017-18-the-benchmark-cotlook-a-index-is-likely-to-hover-around-69-centslb-during-the-yearp p-class-body-andnbspp p-class-body-according-to-icac-world-cotton-production-may-increase-by-8-per-cent-to-249-mt-on-the-increase-in-the-world-cotton-area-by-8-per-cent-to-317-million-hectaresp p-class-body-india-is-expected-to-remain-the-worldandrsquos-largest-producer-in-2017-18-with-output-rising-6-per-cent-to-61-mt-p p-class-body-hoverrdone-on-the-consumption-front-icac-has-predicted-world-cotton-consumption-will-rise-by-2-per-cent-to-25-mt-while-that-for-india-is-likely-to-increase-by-2-per-cent-to-53-mt-in-2017-18-indiaandrsquos-exports-are-forecast-to-rise-by-2-per-cent-to-930000-tonnes-icac-notedp]]> 2017 08 16 17:03 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ mali-eyes-direct-india-cotton-trade http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/mali-eyes-direct-india-cotton-trademali.html Sriyadithatextile - mali-eyes-direct-india-cotton-trade pmali-which-produces-eight-lakh-tonnes-of-cotton-a-year-is-looking-at-direct-exports-of-cotton-to-the-indian-textile-industryp pniankoro-yeah-samake-maliandrsquos-ambassador-in-india-toldandnbsphere-recently-that-about-20-of-maliandrsquos-cotton-is-consumed-by-india-however-most-of-the-trade-is-through-foreign-companies-andldquoso-there-are-opportunities-to-trade-directlyandrdquo-currently-europe-and-china-are-the-biggest-buyers-of-the-west-african-nationandrsquos-cottonp pmali-produces-long-staple-cotton-and-only-5-of-it-is-processed-in-that-country-and-the-rest-is-exported-maliandrsquos-government-is-offering-incentives-for-investments-in-the-textile-sector-and-there-are-opportunities-for-joint-ventures-toop pandldquoi-am-looking-at-taking-textile-and-garment-entrepreneurs-from-india-to-meet-the-mali-government-representatives-and-bringing-the-ceo-of-the-mali-cotton-agency-hereandrdquo-the-diplomat-said-andldquowe-are-also-looking-at-working-with-the-tamil-nadu-agricultural-university-to-improve-the-yield-and-quality-of-cotton-we-plan-to-sign-an-agreement-with-the-university-soonandrdquo-he-addedp div-id-inarticlewrapperdiv-maliandrsquos-government-agency-buys-cotton-from-all-the-farmers-annual-cotton-production-in-mali-in-the-last-two-years-increased-from-five-lakh-tonnes-to-eight-lakh-tonnesdiv pcurrently-there-are-no-investments-from-the-indian-textile-sector-in-that-country-andldquowe-urge-indian-textile-entrepreneurs-to-invest-there-as-it-is-duty-free-and-quota-free-trade-between-the-two-nations-and-mali-and-the-us-and-some-european-countries-tooandrdquo-he-said-therefore-those-who-start-textile-production-in-mali-will-have-duty-free-access-to-the-us-and-some-of-the-european-markets-too-he-said-in-the-short-term-mali-is-looking-at-increasing-trade-with-india-in-the-cotton-sector-and-in-the-long-term-it-will-look-at-other-investmentsp pj-thulasidharan-chairman-of-indian-cotton-federation-said-the-price-of-indian-cotton-goes-up-during-the-second-half-of-the-season-and-hence-importing-cotton-could-be-viable-on-an-average-about-10-lakh-bales-of-cotton-is-imported-from-african-countries-annuallyp]]> 2017 07 10 16:28 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ dna-tagging-lets-you-track-its-origin http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/dna-taggain-lets-you-track-its-origins.html Sriyadithatextile - dna-tagging-lets-you-track-its-origin div-data-reactid-204- pcotton-is-a-dirty-crop-often-tinged-with-human-sufferingp div div-data-reactid-206- pconsider-the-farmers-in-india-the-worldandrsquos-largest-producer-of-cotton-there-the-crop-is-generally-harvested-on-small-farms-where-families-go-into-debt-to-buy-seeds-from-monsanto-a-seed-supplier-that-dominates-90-of-the-indian-market-it-only-takes-one-bad-year-for-a-family-to-lose-everything-this-has-led-to-an-epidemic-in-suicides-with-an-estimated-300000-farmersandnbsptaking-their-own-lives-over-the-past-two-decades-in-order-to-spare-their-children-the-consequences-of-this-debtp pgiven-devastating-figures-like-these-many-consumers-understandably-want-to-know-more-about-the-origins-of-the-cotton-they-buy-a-solution-to-that-problem-is-not-as-far-away-as-you-think-pimacott-the-american-division-of-the-indian-cotton-supplier-himatsingka-has-been-working-on-a-technology-that-uses-dna-tagging-to-allow-you-pinpoint-exactly-where-your-cotton-comes-from-as-its-name-suggests-pimacott-only-develops-pima-a-variety-of-cotton-that-is-grown-largely-in-the-san-joaquin-valley-in-california-and-in-particular-regions-of-peru-because-the-company-focuses-on-high-end-cotton-it-needed-a-way-to-assure-customers-that-they-were-getting-authentic-and-unadulterated-pima-especially-because-raw-pima-might-be-brought-overseas-to-be-woven-and-turned-into-productsp div-data-reactid-206- pandldquoin-the-industry-there-was-an-increasing-discrepancy-between-what-was-written-on-the-package-of-a-cotton-product-and-what-the-material-was-actually-made-ofandrdquo-says-david-greenstein-ceo-of-pimacott-andldquothere-was-no-really-good-way-to-test-so-there-was-less-of-an-emphasis-on-ensuring-the-purity-of-the-product-we-decided-that-we-were-going-to-use-technology-to-change-the-way-that-we-source-cotton-and-take-control-of-our-supply-chainandrdquop pto-do-this-pimacott-has-partnered-with-applied-dna-sciences-a-us-tech-firm-to-develop-a-dna-tagging-mechanism-for-its-cotton-the-technology-essentially-creates-a-minuscule-markerandndashmuch-like-a-bar-codeandndashon-every-grain-of-cotton-andldquowe-apply-it-during-a-step-that-the-gin-has-to-do-anywayandrdquo-says-jim-hayward-ceo-applied-dna-sciences-andldquoour-goal-is-always-to-have-no-impact-on-the-processandrdquop pthis-insertion-process-happens-at-the-gin-little-molecules-are-released-into-the-cotton-and-permanently-bind-to-it-from-this-point-onward-it-is-possible-to-place-a-piece-of-cotton-or-fabric-under-a-simple-dna-scanner-to-see-whether-the-marker-is-present-andldquothis-concept-of-using-dna-tagging-and-following-it-throughout-the-supply-chain-is-encapsulated-in-what-our-brand-is-trying-to-doandrdquo-greenstein-says-andldquoitandrsquos-a-trust-mark-that-is-meant-to-educate-the-american-consumer-about-the-source-of-the-materialandrdquop pfor-this-system-to-go-into-effect-pimacott-has-had-to-start-at-the-very-source-of-the-cotton-at-the-farm-level-it-has-been-working-closely-with-its-farming-partners-to-incorporate-this-dna-tagging-process-into-their-system-take-cannon-michael-a-farmer-who-runs-bowles-farming-companyandnbspin-the-central-valley-of-california-michael-runs-a-progressive-farm-that-is-focused-on-sustainable-practices-andldquocalifornia-is-a-higher-cost-environment-than-any-other-cotton-producing-regionandrdquo-michael-says-andldquowe-have-higher-regulatory-costs-than-anywhere-else-in-the-world-the-highest-minimum-wage-and-the-best-worker-protections-we-have-to-compete-on-quality-and-consistencyandrdquop phe-is-a-proud-grower-of-pimaandndashamong-other-varieties-of-cottonandndashso-he-was-pleased-that-this-new-step-would-allow-pimacott-to-guarantee-that-the-pima-picked-on-his-farm-would-not-be-blended-with-lower-grade-cotton-andldquowe-spend-so-much-time-on-our-farm-caring-for-that-crop-all-year-round-from-the-little-seedling-all-the-way-to-the-final-productandrdquo-he-says-andldquoto-think-that-weandrsquore-producing-this-really-high-quality-fiber-that-was-being-diluted-with-lower-quality-on-such-a-massive-scaleandndashthis-blending-and-cheatingandndashis-so-disappointing-having-a-way-to-clean-that-up-was-invaluableandrdquop div div-data-reactid-208- pmichael-whose-farm-is-part-of-a-collective-of-family-owned-farms-already-invested-in-the-infrastructure-for-the-gin-the-new-technology-required-a-part-of-the-gin-to-be-updated-and-reconfigured-so-they-paid-to-upgrade-it-but-pimacott-is-helping-to-defray-the-cost-of-the-marking-material-andldquoitandrsquos-sort-of-a-group-collaborationandrdquo-michael-saysp pcotton-is-a-vulnerable-crop-that-is-easily-destroyed-by-insects-requiring-farmers-to-douse-their-fields-with-pesticides-in-developed-countries-farmers-have-equipment-and-proper-procedures-to-keep-them-safe-but-in-places-like-india-china-and-pakistan-small-family-owned-farms-have-no-such-safety-measures-in-place-laborers-exposed-to-pesticidesandnbsphave-a-much-higher-rate-of-cancer-than-the-general-population-and-the-chemicals-are-known-to-end-up-in-the-ground-water-poisoning-entire-villagesp pconditions-of-cotton-workers-around-the-world-are-harsh-but-in-places-like-uzbekistan-they-are-criminal-there-are-slavery-rings-that-snatch-people-from-their-homes-and-families-putting-them-to-work-in-cotton-fieldsandndasha-situation-not-unlike-the-slavery-that-contributed-to-the-production-of-cotton-in-the-united-states-a-hundred-and-fifty-years-ago-it-is-estimated-that-12-million-uzbeks-live-in-slaveryandndash4-of-the-populationandndashbecause-of-the-cotton-trade-many-of-them-are-childrenp pthere-was-a-time-when-cotton-was-milled-close-to-the-place-where-it-was-picked-indian-cotton-for-instance-would-be-grown-in-one-village-then-taken-to-another-nearby-village-to-be-turned-into-fabric-which-would-then-be-made-into-saris-that-would-be-sold-to-people-in-that-region-but-over-the-last-few-decades-the-global-supply-chain-has-gotten-increasingly-complex-which-makes-it-very-hard-to-identify-the-source-of-cotton-small-farmers-sell-their-crop-to-middlemen-who-consolidate-the-cotton-and-sell-it-on-the-global-cotton-exchange-cotton-from-many-countries-is-often-mixed-together-then-taken-to-yet-another-country-where-a-massive-industrial-mill-will-turn-it-into-fabricp figure-class-inline-large-inline-inline-column-container-figure div-data-reactid-208- pby-the-time-the-cotton-fabric-gets-to-clothing-and-home-goods-manufacturers-it-is-sometimes-close-to-impossible-to-ascertain-the-source-of-the-textiles-last-november-both-target-and-wal-mart-came-under-fire-for-claiming-to-sell-cotton-bedsheets-that-were-made-of-egyptian-cotton-but-that-were-actually-blended-with-lower-quality-cotton-after-several-different-customers-filed-complaints-about-the-mislabeling-of-cotton-products-target-sent-a-team-of-investigators-to-get-to-the-bottom-of-where-the-sheets-came-from-painstakingly-studying-fibers-under-microscopes-and-digging-into-the-complex-supply-chain-for-months-only-to-discover-that-750000-of-its-egyptian-cotton-products-had-indeed-been-falsely-marketedp ptarget-and-wal-mart-had-purchased-the-sheets-from-a-3-billion-indian-cotton-conglomerate-called-welspun-whose-stocks-went-into-a-downward-spiral-after-this-scandal-came-to-light-target-immediately-pulled-its-90-million-in-annual-business-wal-mart-and-bed-bath-and-beyond-followed-suit-andldquothe-issue-was-about-traceability-not-about-qualityandrdquo-said-welspunandrsquos-chairman-balkrishnan-goenka-at-a-press-briefing-in-the-aftermath-of-the-fiascop pnow-that-pimacott-has-set-up-its-system-across-the-network-of-farmers-it-partners-with-it-will-be-able-to-work-with-manufacturers-and-retailers-to-market-products-as-andldquopimacott-certifiedandrdquo-at-present-it-has-an-exclusive-partnership-with-applied-dna-sciences-but-the-dna-tagging-technology-is-not-complicated-and-could-be-easily-replicated-around-the-industry-the-question-is-will-other-cotton-suppliers-want-to-follow-suitp pthe-cairo-based-cotton-egypt-association-cea-which-certifies-products-that-are-made-from-egyptian-cotton-is-also-investing-in-dna-tagging-technology-like-pimacott-the-success-of-its-business-depends-on-building-trust-with-the-consumer-and-guaranteeing-that-products-are-pure-in-april-it-formally-announced-that-it-would-be-developing-a-dna-testing-program-but-one-of-the-first-companies-that-received-certification-was-welspun-the-very-company-that-was-producing-blended-cotton-products-target-says-that-it-will-no-longer-rely-on-ceaandrsquos-certification-wal-mart-for-its-part-says-it-would-continue-using-itp div div-data-reactid-210- pbut-for-this-technology-to-be-truly-powerful-it-would-need-to-go-beyond-the-few-countries-that-produce-high-end-extra-long-staple-cotton-monsanto-which-is-the-worldandrsquos-largest-seller-of-cotton-seedsandndashand-dominates-up-to-90-of-the-market-share-in-countries-like-indiaandndashcould-incorporate-this-tagging-technology-into-its-vast-network-around-the-world-this-would-allow-manufacturers-and-consumers-to-trace-the-complex-supply-chain-and-assess-the-quality-of-cotton-that-is-being-used-however-it-may-have-incentives-not-to-do-so-after-all-many-farmer-suicides-can-be-traced-back-to-the-steep-prices-of-cotton-seeds-that-monsanto-sets-and-pesticide-deaths-can-be-attributed-to-the-chemicals-that-monsanto-sells-along-with-seeds-the-company-might-want-to-stay-away-from-technology-that-would-identify-it-as-the-source-of-these-tragediesp pfor-the-time-being-it-takes-a-lot-of-effort-to-ensure-that-cotton-purchased-from-developing-countries-is-free-of-suffering-in-india-a-small-number-of-organic-cotton-farms-have-sprung-up-theyandrsquore-being-driven-by-organizations-like-chetna-organic-a-co-op-that-helps-105-different-farms-and-35000-farmers-pool-their-resources-use-organic-approaches-to-reducing-pests-and-strategize-about-how-to-use-money-for-the-collective-good-like-setting-up-schools-and-medical-centers-chetna-has-also-set-up-mills-and-manufacturing-facilities-so-the-cotton-can-be-immediately-spun-and-turned-into-products-allowing-it-to-stay-on-top-of-the-supply-chainp psukanta-nanda-and-his-wife-namrata-grew-up-in-cotton-producing-regions-in-india-but-have-spent-the-last-few-decades-in-the-united-states-working-for-microsoft-in-2014-after-watching-a-documentary-about-the-horrors-that-indian-cotton-farmers-experience-they-decided-they-wanted-to-invest-in-indiaandrsquos-organic-cotton-industry-so-they-launched-a-direct-to-consumer-luxury-sheets-company-called-syona-home-which-targets-american-consumers-who-are-interested-in-more-ethical-cotton-products-theyandrsquove-worked-with-chetna-to-produce-a-line-of-sheets-that-hit-the-market-last-yearp pbut-the-nandas-didnandrsquot-want-to-take-the-word-of-chetna-about-how-workers-were-treated-after-all-nothing-is-straightforward-when-it-comes-to-cotton-raw-cotton-goes-through-so-many-steps-in-so-many-corners-of-the-world-before-it-ends-up-in-a-pair-of-bedsheets-as-indians-they-believed-they-were-in-a-position-to-investigate-each-step-of-the-process-andldquoi-wanted-to-go-there-and-make-sure-the-workers-were-treated-wellandrdquo-sukanta-explains-andldquoit-can-be-hard-to-be-sure-when-youandrsquore-just-talking-to-leaders-of-the-co-op-from-miles-awayandrdquop pover-the-last-two-years-sukanta-has-spent-days-on-farms-and-mills-and-factories-talking-to-workers-asking-them-about-their-lives-heandrsquos-seen-how-his-companyandrsquos-bedsheets-are-made-from-end-to-end-he-believes-this-is-what-it-takes-given-the-current-cotton-supply-chain-to-ensure-that-the-cotton-youandrsquore-buying-is-ethically-made-for-now-heandrsquos-right-but-in-another-world-one-where-dna-tagging-technology-is-widespread-a-maker-of-bedsheets-wouldnandrsquot-need-to-go-all-the-way-to-the-source-to-keep-the-cotton-supply-chain-honest-maybe-then-we-could-all-sleep-better-at-nightp div div div]]> 2017 03 31 18:00 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ cotton-spinning-mills-face-decline http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/cotton-spinning-mills-face-decline.html Sriyadithatextile - cotton-spinning-mills-face-decline prise-in-cotton-prices-this-year-has-caught-off-guard-cotton-spinning-industry-with-low-cotton-stocks-as-domestic-output-is-set-to-decline-double-digit-in-season-2015-16p pthe-industry-is-suspecting-heavy-squeeze-in-margins-as-demand-supply-imbalance-is-stoking-cotton-imports-and-new-crop-arrival-is-delayed-due-to-late-sowing-of-cottonp p-high-off-mark-cotton-crop-estimates-has-put-industry-in-a-precarious-situation-as-most-spinners-are-likely-to-run-dry-of-raw-material-before-the-new-crop-arrival-says-sanjay-jainandnbspnorthern-india-textile-mills-association-nitma-vp-senior-vice-presidentp p-the-cotton-demand-supply-imbalance-is-likely-to-prolong-till-beginning-of-november-due-to-late-sowing-owing-to-delayed-rain-this-year-he-saidp phe-sought-a-reliable-mechanism-to-provide-estimates-on-output-crop-arrival-and-expected-yield-to-evade-such-a-situation-in-futurep p-prices-are-up-30-up-in-spot-markets-and-likely-to-further-increase-due-to-demand-and-supply-imbalance-he-said-the-spinning-industry-is-in-dire-need-of-fiscal-incentives-he-saidp pindia-exported-over-two-million-bales-in-the-last-year-to-pakistanandnbspin-october-november-and-december-due-to-low-prices-prevailing-at-the-timep pnow-shoe-is-on-the-other-foot-as-the-demand-supply-imbalance-has-fuelled-cotton-contracts-for-imports-from-andnbspaustralia-brazil-pakistan-west-africaandnbspand-the-usandnbsp-he-saidp p-most-firms-are-not-in-a-position-to-enter-import-contracts-as-shipments-will-be-delayed-and-prices-are-on-rise-he-saidp p-the-country-could-end-up-importing-over-2-million-bales-to-bail-over-the-situation-says-rakesh-rathi-president-indian-cotton-association-limitedp p-imports-will-bailout-industry-along-coastal-areas-but-land-locked-industry-in-north-will-be-dependent-on-supply-from-central-states-he-said-the-association-has-sought-incentives-to-bailout-the-industryp pthe-cotton-output-in-domestic-market-is-expected-to-fall-by-15-for-season-2015-16-after-preliminary-estimates-pegged-it-at-384-million-balesp p-it-is-unlikely-that-output-will-cross-325-lakh-bales-this-year-says-jain-blaming-initial-cotton-output-estimates-for-the-situationp p-cash-rich-firms-that-have-adequate-stock-are-in-advantage-while-most-of-the-industry-is-caught-in-a-muddle-he-saidp pin-last-few-years-cotton-processing-industry-largely-maintains-stocks-for-three-months-while-small-players-rely-on-weekly-for-fortnight-purchase-to-evade-brunt-of-volatility-in-prices-of-cottonp p-the-yarn-manufacturers-are-likely-to-worst-affected-as-moderate-demand-has-left-little-scope-for-rise-in-price-of-products-he-saidp p-contracts-for-cotton-imports-are-on-rise-as-stock-situation-is-set-to-tighten-in-coming-months-he-saidp p-now-it-is-entirely-a-traders-market-as-most-are-likely-to-hold-cotton-stocks-to-allow-further-price-rise-jain-saidp]]> 2016 07 25 18:50 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ india-imports-cotton-from-pakistan-as-domestic-prices-climb http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/india-imports-cotton-from-pakistan-as-domestic-prices-climb.html Sriyadithatextile - india-imports-cotton-from-pakistan-as-domestic-prices-climb pindia-the-worlds-biggest-cotton-producer-has-contracted-to-import-20000-bales-from-pakistan-for-shipment-this-month-after-indian-prices-jumped-because-of-limited-supply-industry-officials-told-reutersp pthe-move-is-a-role-reversal-from-earlier-this-year-when-pakistan-was-buying-cotton-from-india-after-its-output-had-been-hit-by-bad-weatherp pbr-around-20000-bales-have-been-imported-from-pakistan-landed-cost-of-imported-cotton-is-lower-than-local-prices-dhiren-sheth-president-of-the-cotton-association-of-india-cai-told-reutersp pindian-cotton-prices-have-risen-by-28-since-the-start-of-201516-season-on-oct-1-to-40800-rupees-per-356-kg-candy-774-cents-per-lb-as-two-years-of-drought-took-its-toll-on-outputp ppakistani-supplies-are-available-at-about-70-cents-per-lb-on-a-free-on-board-basis-said-one-mumbai-based-dealer-with-a-global-trading-firmp p-supplies-are-dwindling-in-both-countries-the-sharp-rally-in-indian-prices-is-making-imports-viable-from-pakistan-but-it-has-limited-quantity-for-exports-the-dealer-saidp pindia-has-so-far-imported-about-12-million-bales-in-201516-and-needs-another-400000-bales-before-the-new-crop-starts-arriving-from-the-end-of-september-sheth-saidp pthe-country-has-exported-about-65-million-bales-of-cotton-this-season-with-pakistan-accounting-for-nearly-2-million-balesp pindian-buying-has-been-pushing-up-prices-in-pakistan-said-shahzad-ali-khan-chairman-of-pakistan-cotton-ginners-associationp pthe-all-pakistan-textile-mills-association-has-urged-the-pakistan-government-to-restrict-cotton-exports-to-india-in-an-attempt-to-provide-raw-material-for-domestic-textiles-productionp pindian-industry-officials-including-sheth-of-the-cai-said-that-pakistan-should-not-restrict-exports-since-it-imported-cotton-when-it-was-in-needp pglobal-cotton-prices-could-rally-sharply-in-the-coming-months-as-stocks-become-further-depleted-in-key-producing-countries-one-karachi-based-dealer-saidp]]> 2016 06 27 17:45 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ government-declared-the-maximum-sale-price-of-bt-cotton-seed http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/govt-declared-the-maximum-sale-price-of-bt-cotton-seed.html Sriyadithatextile - government-declared-the-maximum-sale-price-of-bt-cotton-seed pthe-central-government-has-announced-a-maximum-sale-price-for-bt-cottonandnbspseed-varieties-to-bring-about-uniformity-in-cotton-seed-prices-across-the-cpuntry-the-agriculture-ministry-said-in-a-press-releasebr-br-the-price-has-been-fixed-on-the-basis-of-recommendations-made-by-a-nine-member-panel-set-up-on-january-28-for-this-purpose-by-the-union-governmentbr-br-the-maximum-sale-price-of-bt-cotton-seed-bg-i-version-has-been-fixed-at-rs-635-while-for-the-bg-ii-version-it-is-rs-800-the-seed-packets-would-be-of-450-grams-including-120-grams-refugia-the-price-is-valid-for-the-financial-year-2016-17br-br-agriculture-minister-radha-mohan-singh-said-the-nine-member-committee-was-set-up-to-recommend-the-maximum-sale-price-of-bt-cotton-seeds-andldquoafter-taking-into-consideration-the-seed-value-licence-fees-including-one-time-and-recurring-royalty-trait-valueandnbsptrade-margins-and-other-taxes-government-declared-the-maximum-sale-price-of-bt-cotton-seed-on-wednesdayandrdquo-he-saidbr-br-singh-justified-the-price-control-measure-andldquoas-there-was-no-uniformity-in-pricing-of-bt-cotton-seeds-across-the-country-the-central-government-has-recently-intervened-and-issued-a-cotton-seed-price-control-order-2015-to-fix-a-uniform-price-of-bt-cotton-seed-across-the-states-in-the-country-for-the-benefit-of-farmers-he-saidbr-br-the-minister-said-that-based-on-the-representations-the-department-also-made-a-reference-to-the-competition-commission-of-india-for-investigation-of-dominance-of-mahyco-monsanto-biotech-ltd-mmbl-and-abuse-of-monopoly-in-bt-cotton-technology-so-as-to-ensure-competition-in-the-marketbr-br-mmbl-has-already-challenged-the-governments-price-control-measure-in-the-delhi-high-courtandnbspp]]> 2016 03 10 18:19 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ indian-cotton-exports-seen-lower http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/indian-cotton-exports-seen-lower.html Sriyadithatextile - indian-cotton-exports-seen-lower phigh-rates-of-pest-infection-dry-weather-and-a-drop-in-planted-area-have-reduced-indias-cotton-production-hopes-and-helped-cut-hopes-for-strong-recovery-in-exportsp pthe-us-department-of-agricultures-mumbai-office-pegged-at-52m-bales-indian-cotton-exports-in-2015-16-600000-bales-below-the-usdas-official-estimatep pexports-at-the-downgraded-level-would-still-represent-an-improvement-on-last-seasons-42m-bales-in-shipments-a-six-year-lowp phowever-they-would-be-soft-by-the-recent-standards-of-an-indian-cotton-industry-which-has-overtaken-china-as-the-top-producer-and-in-2011-12-exported-111m-bales-of-the-fibrep pstrongfalling-exportsstrongp p-even-with-a-weaker-indian-rupee-due-to-anticipated-reductions-in-buying-by-neighbouring-markets-exports-are-expected-to-be-lower-than-the-current-official-forecast-the-usda-saidp pthe-bureau-warned-that-exports-to-bangladesh-market-may-see-a-drop-in-the-coming-months-as-bangladesh-mills-face-liquidity-issue-p pand-pakistan-is-reaching-the-end-of-its-limited-buying-capacity-after-covering-its-immediate-shortfallp pvietnam-and-china-represent-the-other-major-export-markets-the-usda-saidp pstrongpests-hit-outputstrongp pindias-2015-16-cotton-output-was-seen-at-278m-balesp pthis-is-down-from-an-early-forecast-of-280m-bales-and-compares-to-296m-bales-in-the-previous-seasonp p-yields-are-down-in-punjab-and-haryana-due-to-a-high-incidence-of-sucking-pest-white-fly-and-pink-bollworm-in-gujarat-the-usda-saidp pproduction-in-gujarat-was-also-seen-down-due-to-heavy-rains-during-planting-followed-by-a-long-dry-spell-during-the-key-boll-formation-stagep pand-production-in-karnataka-was-seen-down-due-to-a-lower-planted-acreagep pstrongstockpiles-accumulatingstrongp peven-with-the-lower-crop-farmers-are-holding-onto-stockpiles-in-wait-for-higher-prices-the-usda-bureauandnbspsaidp pthe-government-run-cotton-corporation-of-india-reported-nationwide-cotton-arrivals-at-just-1124m-bales-in-2015-16-the-slowest-rate-for-three-years-and-30-behind-last-years-pacep p-trade-sources-indicate-that-farmers-are-holding-cotton-in-anticipation-of-higher-prices-as-well-as-the-slow-production-the-bureauandnbspsaidp pwith-the-slow-pace-of-new-crop-arrivals-and-with-most-of-the-2014-5-stocks-auctioned-off-the-cci-is-holding-just-under-20000-bales-in-stockp pstrongconsumption-fallsstrongp pbut-domestic-consumption-ideas-were-trimmed-by-200000-bales-as-well-to-248m-balesp pmill-consumption-has-been-lagging-last-years-pacep p-though-mill-consumption-for-2015-16-could-pick-up-helped-by-government-supports-for-the-textiles-sector-the-year-to-date-consumption-trend-is-down-and-it-may-be-difficult-to-regain-ground-over-the-remainder-of-the-season-the-bureauandnbsp-saidp pmeanwhile-imports-ideas-were-trimmed-by-200000-to-800000-balesp pbut-the-bureauandnbspcited-local-sources-as-saying-the-indian-crop-is-facing-quality-issues-which-means-that-specific-grades-could-need-to-be-imported-to-meet-mill-requirementsp pdemand-for-australian-new-crop-cotton-and-high-grade-us-grown-pima-remains-strongp]]> 2016 02 11 17:43 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ sriyaditha-cotton-test http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/sriyaditha-cotton-test.html Sriyadithatextile - sriyaditha-cotton-test psriyaditha-cotton-testp]]> 2016 01 06 24:16 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ bollworm-in-gujarat-cotton-becoming-as-pink-colour-contamination http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/bollworm-in-gujarat-cotton-becoming-as-pink-colour-contamination.html Sriyadithatextile - bollworm-in-gujarat-cotton-becoming-as-pink-colour-contamination pstrongrecently-in-gujarat-cotton-some-seasonal-worms-are-being-affecting-the-cotton-propertystrongp pstrongits-named-as-bollworm-found-in-plenty-of-number-in-cotton-stage-itselfstrongp pstrongit-will-create-pink-colour-contamination-in-bleached-white-fabricstrongp pstrongnow-ginners-are-trying-to-seggregate-this-in-their-ginning-factoriesstrongp pstrong-but-not-able-to-remove-100strongp pandnbspp pstrongbollworm-in-cotton-growing-plantstrongp pimg-src-imguploadsimagebollworm5jpg-alt-bollworm-in-cotton-width-398-height-236-p pandnbspp pstrongbollworm-in-cottonstrongp pimg-src-imguploadsimagebollworm4jpg-alt-bollworm-in-cotton-width-401-height-238-p pandnbspp pstrongbollworm-seggregated-as-trash-in-ginningstrongp pimg-src-imguploadsimagebollworm6jpg-alt-width-403-height-239-p pandnbspp pstrongeven-in-ginning-manual-segregation-to-remove-bollworm-affected-cottonstrongp pimg-src-imguploadsimagebollworm2jpg-alt-width-405-height-240-p pandnbspp pstrongchance-of-escape-of-bollworm-affected-cotton-after-ginningstrongp pimg-src-imguploadsimagebollworm3jpg-alt-width-406-height-241-p pandnbspp pspan-style-background-color-ffff00-strongif-it-processed-for-bleached-yarn-purpose-it-will-visible-asstrongspanp pstrongspan-style-background-color-ffff00-pink-colour-contaminationspan-which-will-become-very-seriousstrongp pstrongat-consumer-endandnbspstrongp pit-is-very-necessary-to-take-preventive-measures-to-overcomep pthis-contamination-issuep pandnbspp pandnbspp pandnbspp pandnbspp]]> 2015 12 23 17:32 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ icac-trims-cotton-price-forecast-as-china-import-hopes-cut http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/icac-trims-cotton-price-forecast-as-china-import-hopes-cut.html Sriyadithatextile - icac-trims-cotton-price-forecast-as-china-import-hopes-cut pthe-international-cotton-advisory-committee-nudged-lower-its-forecast-for-cotton-prices-as-it-warned-that-chinas-imports-would-fall-even-further-than-thought-to-their-lowest-in-at-least-a-decadebr-br-the-intergovernmental-group-slashed-to-less-than-14m-tonnes-from-16m-tonnes-its-forecast-for-chinas-cotton-imports-in-2015-16-doubling-to-24-its-forecast-for-the-pace-of-declinebr-br-the-downgrade-to-the-lowest-figure-on-records-going-back-to-2006-07-means-that-china-while-likely-remaining-the-worlds-top-cotton-importer-in-the-season-which-started-in-august-it-may-see-its-share-of-global-buy-ins-drop-to-17br-br-that-compares-with-22-last-season-and-the-55-share-of-world-imports-it-had-in-2011-12br-br-concerns-over-qualitybr-br-the-downgrade-comes-as-the-cotton-industry-is-getting-to-grips-with-the-knock-on-effects-of-a-reform-of-chinas-subsidy-policy-which-until-last-year-guaranteed-farmers-prices-which-were-well-above-international-market-ratesbr-br-that-led-to-a-ramp-up-in-state-inventories-to-a-level-which-the-icac-says-is-still-around-11m-tonnes-as-farmers-sold-into-the-government-programme-while-the-fibre-and-textiles-industry-prioritised-cheaper-imported-cotton-or-turned-to-foreign-yarn-over-which-there-are-less-stringent-import-restrictionsbr-br-chinas-cotton-imports-in-september-fell-to-50948-tonnes-a-drop-of-59-year-on-year-and-the-lowest-figure-on-data-going-back-to-2005-in-what-was-taken-as-a-sign-of-some-success-in-china-diverting-demand-back-to-domestic-suppliesbr-br-however-the-icac-flagged-that-specification-factors-would-support-the-need-for-significant-imports-this-season-nonetheless-noting-concerns-over-the-quality-of-this-years-domestic-crop-br-br-competitive-tradebr-br-nonetheless-the-committee-highlighted-the-efforts-that-merchants-were-going-to-to-secure-fresh-customers-to-replace-chinese-buyersbr-br-the-cotton-trade-remains-competitive-as-chinas-cotton-policy-evolves-and-cotton-exporting-countries-continue-to-seek-new-markets-the-icac-saidbr-br-these-efforts-were-meeting-with-some-success-with-the-estimate-of-bangladeshi-purchases-in-2015-16-lifted-from-972000-tonnes-to-slightly-above-1m-tonnes-and-vietnams-imports-pegged-at-990000-tonnes-an-upgrade-of-34000-tonnesbr-br-imports-to-asian-countries-other-than-china-are-taking-on-a-larger-share-and-will-partly-offset-the-china-decline-the-committee-saidbr-br-price-forecastbr-br-nonetheless-the-icac-nudged-higher-by-110000-tonnes-to-2073m-tonnes-its-forecast-for-world-cotton-inventories-at-the-close-of-2015-16br-br-and-it-trimmed-by-1-cent-to-73-cents-a-pound-its-forecast-for-season-average-cotton-prices-as-measured-by-the-cotlook-a-index-of-physical-valuesbr-br-that-would-however-represent-a-rise-of-2-cents-a-pound-on-the-average-for-last-season-which-world-inventories-ended-at-2186m-tonnesbr-br-the-icac-estimated-us-cotton-production-this-year-at-32m-tonnes-above-the-290m-tonnes-that-the-us-department-of-agriculture-has-factored-inbr-br-the-groups-are-in-line-in-foreseeing-us-cotton-exports-of-22m-tonnes-in-2015-16br-andnbspandnbsp-andnbspp]]> 2015 11 25 16:50 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ india-to-buy-more-cotton-from-farmers-as-china-trims-imports http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/india-to-buy-more-cotton-from-farmers-as-china-trims-imports.html Sriyadithatextile - india-to-buy-more-cotton-from-farmers-as-china-trims-imports pindia-will-be-forced-to-make-large-scale-government-cotton-purchases-from-farmers-for-a-second-straight-year-following-a-cut-in-imports-by-top-buyer-china-that-has-depressed-prices-industry-officials-saidp pindia-spent-160-billion-rupees-25-billion-to-buy-87-million-bales-of-cotton-at-a-government-set-minimum-support-price-msp-in-the-marketing-year-that-ended-on-sept-30-up-from-just-400000-bales-in-the-previous-yearp p-during-the-peak-supply-season-prices-will-drop-below-the-msp-minimum-support-price-level-since-demand-is-negligible-from-china-said-dhiren-sheth-president-of-the-cotton-association-of-india-caip pgovernment-buying-aimed-at-supporting-farmers-will-prevent-the-dumping-of-cotton-in-overseas-markets-by-the-worlds-biggest-producer-at-a-time-when-global-prices-are-near-six-year-lowsp pchina-has-in-recent-years-taken-more-than-half-of-indias-cotton-exports-propping-up-prices-despite-record-output-but-last-year-began-cutting-import-quotas-to-stimulate-demand-for-domestic-cotton-after-it-halted-a-state-stockpiling-programmep pchinas-imports-fell-42-percent-in-the-first-nine-months-of-the-year-to-116-million-tonnesp pindian-farmers-have-begun-the-cotton-harvest-but-prices-are-already-running-below-the-msp-in-some-southern-spot-markets-forcing-the-state-run-cotton-corporation-ofandnbspindiaandnbspcci-to-start-buying-at-the-support-price-of-4100-indian-rupees-6315-per-100-kgp p-so-far-we-have-opened-50-procurement-centres-we-could-open-300-centres-across-the-country-like-last-year-said-bk-mishra-chairman-and-managing-director-of-the-ccip p-we-havent-fixed-any-procurement-target-for-the-current-year-but-we-will-buy-as-much-as-farmers-want-to-sell-p pcais-sheth-said-he-expected-the-cci-would-have-to-make-aggressive-purchases-again-this-year-as-export-demand-was-subdued-and-carry-forward-stocks-were-at-record-highs-at-an-estimated-79-million-balesp pmishra-said-this-years-procurement-was-still-likely-to-be-lower-than-last-year-since-production-was-set-to-drop-15-percent-to-377-million-bales-and-consumption-by-local-textile-units-has-been-risingp pdemand-from-other-asian-buyers-like-vietnam-and-bangladesh-is-also-expected-to-improve-this-year-although-it-is-unlikely-to-make-up-for-chinas-lost-buyingp p-the-chinese-market-is-huge-no-other-country-can-make-such-large-purchases-said-dharmesh-lakhani-an-exporter-based-in-western-gujarat-statep pandnbspp]]> 2015 11 24 25:16 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ empire-of-cotton-a-global-history http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/empire-of-cotton-a-global-history.html Sriyadithatextile - empire-of-cotton-a-global-history pcalifornia-in-andldquoempire-of-cotton-a-global-historyandrdquo-2014-sven-beckert-writes-andldquothe-biography-of-one-productandrdquo-cotton-which-he-calls-andldquowhite-goldandrdquobr-br-someone-discovered-how-to-process-it-5000-years-ago-in-india-from-ad-1000-to-1900-it-was-the-worldandrsquos-largest-industry-with-trade-networks-connecting-growers-spinners-weavers-and-consumers-indian-cotton-was-the-andldquofirst-global-consumer-economyandrdquo-some-of-it-so-exquisite-it-looked-like-andldquowebs-of-woven-windandrdquobr-br-originally-a-small-seeded-perennial-the-cotton-plant-was-bred-over-time-into-a-large-seeded-annual-with-long-white-lint-as-well-as-the-clothes-youandrsquore-wearing-and-the-sheets-you-slept-in-cotton-occurs-in-banknotes-coffee-filters-vegetable-oil-soap-gunpowder-and-books-cotton-cloth-has-served-as-taxes-tribute-and-currencybr-br-and-worldwide-350-million-people-still-engage-in-its-growing-and-processing-a-number-never-before-reached-in-any-industrybr-br-beckert-sees-cotton-as-having-created-global-industrial-capitalism-by-putting-its-essentials-in-place-andmdash-finance-and-credit-communication-and-infrastructure-control-of-raw-materials-and-consumersbr-br-andldquothe-factory-itself-was-an-invention-of-the-cotton-industryandrdquo-beckert-writesbr-br-yet-even-up-into-the-20th-century-much-cotton-was-grown-by-householders-planted-among-maize-beans-and-more-and-processed-at-home-but-the-rise-of-cottonandrsquos-empire-involved-a-relentless-war-against-such-subsistence-living-producers-and-consumers-everywhere-were-to-be-transformed-into-servants-of-the-factory-producing-raw-cotton-to-feed-it-working-within-it-or-buying-its-finished-productsbr-br-in-1600-most-europeans-were-still-wearing-linen-and-wool-then-nation-states-began-entering-the-global-cotton-market-with-ships-and-armed-men-beckert-writes-of-capitalismandrsquos-origins-in-andldquowar-capitalismandrdquo-involving-slavery-imperial-expansion-displacement-of-populations-expropriation-of-lands-and-goods-and-states-and-encouragement-of-privatized-violencebr-br-then-war-capitalism-shifted-gradually-to-industrial-capitalism-as-more-and-more-efficient-machines-required-more-raw-cotton-and-more-cheap-labor-and-states-and-factory-owners-began-organizing-andldquoworkers-into-great-orchestras-of-machine-based-productionandrdquo-most-of-these-were-children-young-women-and-slaves-living-and-dying-in-desperate-obscurity-in-william-blakeandrsquos-andldquodark-satanic-millsandrdquobr-br-the-complete-control-of-workers-andldquoa-core-characteristic-of-capitalismandrdquo-was-pioneered-on-us-slave-plantations-andldquothe-lords-of-the-lashandrdquo-were-tightly-tied-to-the-andldquolords-of-the-loomandrdquobr-br-slave-grown-cotton-kept-european-factories-humming-for-generations-and-made-many-rich-so-the-civil-war-horrified-many-europeans-could-their-cotton-empire-survive-the-fall-of-slaverybr-br-the-answer-was-yes-merchants-now-allied-with-nation-states-with-their-business-friendly-laws-and-armies-to-enforce-them-the-market-the-law-and-the-state-replaced-slaveryandrsquos-coercion-and-among-workers-andldquothe-dread-of-starvingandrdquo-replaced-andldquothe-dread-of-being-floggedandrdquobr-br-berkert-doesnandrsquot-use-the-word-andldquogreedandrdquo-nor-does-he-reveal-any-political-bias-that-i-can-detect-heandrsquos-a-harvard-historian-following-verifiable-data-as-carefully-as-he-can-fully-one-quarter-of-his-600-page-book-is-densely-packed-source-notesbr-br-yet-it-seems-to-me-that-greed-has-driven-the-empire-of-cotton-from-the-beginning-and-drives-it-now-relentlessly-increasing-abstraction-from-workers-physically-handling-bales-to-financiers-manipulating-andldquofuturesandrdquo-in-giant-exchanges-has-helped-facilitate-that-greed-as-more-and-more-money-and-power-has-accumulated-in-fewer-and-fewer-handsbr-br-now-cotton-manufacturing-has-shifted-from-europe-to-the-global-south-partly-because-northern-states-have-increasingly-supported-labor-and-raised-their-wages-but-because-massive-retailers-have-broken-free-from-state-control-most-of-the-worldandrsquos-folks-north-and-south-are-andldquoinextricably-tied-to-both-commodity-production-and-consumptionandrdquo-and-big-box-retailers-are-constantly-seeking-cheaper-priced-products-and-thus-cheaper-labor-in-andldquoa-giant-race-to-the-bottomandrdquobr-br-so-cottonandrsquos-story-is-a-now-familiar-one-the-enrichment-of-the-few-at-the-expense-of-the-manyp]]> 2015 09 22 14:50 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ celebrating-the-success-of-the-indian-cotton-industry http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/celebrating-the-success-of-the-indian-cotton-industry.html Sriyadithatextile - celebrating-the-success-of-the-indian-cotton-industry pwhat-do-these-figures-tell-us-they-tell-us-what-can-be-achieved-with-an-intelligent-use-of-technology-in-agriculture-they-tell-us-that-the-farmer-is-an-intelligent-person-and-knows-what-is-best-for-him-they-tell-us-that-farm-production-can-be-increased-in-a-sustainable-way-they-tell-us-that-agriculture-can-be-an-important-sector-in-a-country-like-indiap plet-me-explain-the-above-with-the-following-specific-points-p pwith-bt-technology-yield-per-hectare-has-increased-quite-significantly-even-if-we-break-down-the-area-between-rain-fed-and-irrigated-land-the-increases-in-the-two-cases-have-been-nearly-the-samep pthe-increase-in-yield-encouraged-the-farmers-to-bring-more-area-under-cultivation-since-cotton-growing-also-became-profitable-the-farmers-have-recognised-the-benefits-of-the-technology-and-hence-adopted-it-in-a-massive-wayp pclearly-the-increase-in-yield-will-be-translated-in-an-increase-in-gross-incomep pthe-increase-in-yield-will-mean-a-reduction-in-cost-of-production-per-kg-of-cotton-this-reduction-is-of-course-moderated-to-some-extent-by-the-increase-in-the-cost-of-the-seedsp pthe-reduction-in-the-use-of-pesticides-is-huge-bt-cotton-enables-a-near-complete-elimination-of-the-type-that-deals-with-bollworm-this-constituted-70-by-volume-of-the-total-pesticides-that-was-applied-earlier-in-terms-of-per-kg-of-cotton-the-reduction-would-be-more-than-80p pper-kg-of-cotton-there-is-a-reduction-of-fertiliser-to-the-extent-of-the-increase-in-the-yield-there-is-no-need-to-apply-any-more-fertiliser-per-hectare-as-compared-to-when-non-bt-cotton-was-being-produced-some-farmers-are-using-more-per-hectare-and-they-need-to-be-informed-that-this-is-not-necessaryp pwhere-irrigation-is-available-the-absolute-use-of-water-per-hectare-would-increase-by-15-to-20-since-the-yield-has-increased-by-75-the-per-kg-use-of-water-is-significantly-lessp pthe-increase-in-the-productivity-of-labour-will-be-more-than-the-increase-in-the-yield-because-there-would-be-a-70-reduction-in-labour-for-spraying-the-pesticides-this-provides-an-opportunity-to-increase-the-wages-without-increasing-the-total-labour-cost-leading-to-increase-well-being-in-the-rural-areasp pin-2002-india-had-a-world-production-share-of-12-it-is-now-around-25-making-india-the-largest-producer-of-the-crop-in-the-world-this-indicates-how-intelligent-use-of-technology-can-increase-the-economic-presence-of-india-in-the-worldp pfrom-zero-exports-to-exporting-nearly-25-of-the-production-the-cotton-farmer-has-been-able-to-establish-the-industry-as-a-significant-positive-contributor-to-the-balance-of-payment-positionp pthe-increase-in-production-with-the-reduction-in-cost-would-have-had-a-moderating-impact-of-the-prices-it-would-be-safe-to-say-that-the-sale-price-of-cotton-would-be-less-today-than-in-2002-factoring-for-the-inflation-that-has-happened-since-thenp pthere-would-be-a-substantial-increase-in-net-income-per-hectare-of-land-considering-the-increase-in-income-and-the-reduction-in-costp pincrease-in-cotton-production-also-has-an-effect-of-an-increase-in-cotton-seeds-this-will-also-reflect-in-the-price-of-cottonp pthe-increase-in-cotton-seed-oil-has-at-least-partially-met-the-increased-demand-for-the-vegetable-oils-due-to-higher-income-levels-the-nutrition-value-of-cotton-seed-oil-is-better-than-some-of-the-other-vegetable-oilsp pthe-cotton-seed-cake-is-good-animal-feed-it-increases-the-fat-content-of-the-milk-particularly-in-case-of-buffalo-milkp pwith-better-management-of-the-farms-the-yield-can-be-increased-to-700kg-which-is-the-world-average-world-best-is-around-900kg-there-is-a-potential-to-increase-the-production-of-cotton-in-india-by-another-30-one-can-imagine-what-would-be-the-economic-benefit-to-the-farmer-and-the-country-when-this-happensp pthe-increase-in-consumption-would-have-created-employment-opportunities-in-the-ginning-industry-and-well-as-the-transport-industryp pthe-increase-in-domestic-consumption-of-cotton-would-reflect-an-increase-in-yarn-spun-to-the-same-extent-how-much-is-the-increase-in-production-of-cloth-would-depend-upon-the-increase-in-yarn-exports-but-it-would-be-safe-to-say-that-there-would-be-an-increase-in-cloth-production-there-would-have-been-a-significant-increase-in-the-investment-in-textile-machineryp psome-of-the-increase-in-the-cloth-production-would-go-to-exports-and-the-balance-to-production-of-garmentp pthe-increase-in-garment-production-would-mean-an-increase-in-garment-exports-this-increase-along-with-the-increase-in-cotton-exports-would-mean-that-the-cotton-industry-has-made-a-positive-contribution-to-the-balance-of-paymentsp pit-is-for-the-above-reasons-the-success-of-bt-cotton-in-india-needs-to-be-celebrated-all-this-has-happened-with-normal-government-support-in-terms-of-technical-assistance-and-outreach-programmes-with-further-improvement-in-the-infrastructure-particular-roads-and-electricity-it-will-not-only-improve-the-agriculture-incomes-but-also-improve-the-quality-of-the-life-of-the-peoplep pgiven-the-length-of-time-that-the-cotton-has-been-grown-the-fears-regarding-the-adverse-effect-on-health-have-been-proved-to-be-without-any-valid-grounds-the-contention-of-the-scientists-of-the-safety-of-the-technology-has-been-vindicated-there-is-now-no-ground-to-doubt-the-reliability-of-the-testing-procedure-that-is-already-in-place-it-needs-to-be-mentioned-here-that-in-all-the-countries-in-the-world-where-the-gmo-technology-has-been-adopted-there-are-no-cases-which-would-show-that-the-health-of-the-people-and-the-animals-is-adversely-affected-due-to-the-technologyp pthe-preliminary-quantity-data-of-the-benefits-of-bt-brinjal-in-bangladesh-shows-that-the-yield-has-increased-by-an-amount-similar-to-the-experience-of-cotton-in-india-the-pesticides-consumption-has-also-come-down-similar-to-what-has-been-observed-in-case-of-cotton-in-india-hence-many-of-the-above-points-could-well-be-made-for-this-crop-as-wellp pthe-best-part-of-gmo-technology-at-least-in-these-cases-is-that-it-is-scale-neutral-the-small-farmer-gets-as-much-benefit-as-the-large-farmer-and-all-this-has-been-done-with-lesser-inputs-than-using-non-gmo-technologyp pthis-forward-economic-march-of-the-nation-should-not-be-allowed-to-be-thwarted-it-is-necessary-for-the-government-to-base-their-decisions-on-what-science-has-to-say-and-what-has-already-been-proven-while-the-nay-sayers-are-well-within-their-rights-to-put-forward-their-views-they-should-be-requested-to-either-base-their-arguments-on-the-basis-of-robust-science-or-they-should-be-requested-not-to-clothe-their-political-arguments-in-sciencep pin-the-adoption-or-otherwise-of-the-gmo-technology-the-opinion-of-the-farmer-should-receive-as-much-respect-as-that-of-the-other-stakeholders-and-given-the-whole-hearted-adoption-by-the-farmer-they-have-clearly-given-their-vote-to-adopt-the-technology-there-are-some-farmers-who-believe-with-quite-a-bit-of-passion-on-organic-farming-while-they-are-free-to-practice-that-method-they-cannot-insist-that-the-gmo-technology-should-not-be-adopted-there-is-a-niche-market-for-the-organic-products-where-the-consumer-is-willing-to-pay-a-higher-price-but-a-large-section-of-the-population-wishes-to-get-agriculture-produce-at-reasonable-pricesp pwith-the-appropriate-technology-that-is-already-available-indiaandrsquos-agriculture-sector-has-a-potential-to-play-an-important-part-of-the-economy-of-the-country-the-cotton-farmers-have-shown-the-wayp]]> 2015 09 02 17:01 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ cotton-price-higher-than-international-levels http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/cotton-price-higher-than-international-levels.html Sriyadithatextile - cotton-price-higher-than-international-levels p-class-body-the-crisis-ridden-textile-sector-being-labour-intensive-should-have-been-an-ideal-candidate-for-a-push-as-part-of-the-prime-ministerandrsquos-pet-andlsquomake-in-indiaandrsquo-initiative-but-as-the-issues-it-is-mired-in-remain-unresolved-and-with-losses-mounting-the-situation-is-grim-nearly-half-of-indiaandrsquos-power-looms-are-at-a-standstill-the-spinning-industry-in-the-northern-and-southern-regions-has-pressed-in-shutdowns-of-as-much-as-15-to-20-per-cent-of-production-capacity-the-textile-industry-as-a-whole-is-reeling-under-high-input-and-transaction-costs-the-products-find-it-hard-to-compete-in-export-markets-where-india-made-yarn-fabrics-and-garments-attract-duties-respectively-at-rates-of-35-85-and-14-per-cent-yet-pakistan-vietnam-and-cambodia-enjoy-zero-duty-access-in-some-categories-in-the-us-eu-and-china-indiaandrsquos-trade-negotiators-need-to-seek-expedited-results-china-is-not-picking-up-much-from-india-this-yearp p-class-body-cotton-was-cheaper-in-india-this-year-initially-but-the-cotton-corporation-of-india-for-several-months-sold-the-good-quality-produce-procured-in-andhra-pradesh-telangana-and-parts-of-maharashtra-at-prices-higher-than-international-levels-making-indian-cotton-uncompetitive-this-added-to-the-problems-of-the-industry-especially-the-spinning-segment-before-an-intervention-by-the-union-textile-ministry-ensured-resumption-of-smooth-supplies-tinkering-with-the-cotton-market-through-minimum-support-price-operations-must-be-avoided-instead-direct-cash-subsidy-benefit-to-farmers-could-help-reform-the-sector-china-has-also-decided-to-go-in-for-direct-subsidies-to-cotton-growers-with-its-textile-industry-free-to-source-cotton-at-international-prices-the-technology-upgradation-fund-scheme-that-was-originally-brought-in-by-the-atal-bihari-vajpayee-government-and-launched-in-1999-is-a-ready-framework-available-to-the-centre-to-address-the-needs-of-the-textile-sector-the-scheme-that-is-estimated-to-have-so-far-resulted-in-investments-of-over-rs300000-crore-in-the-whole-textile-value-chain-will-expire-in-march-2017-it-should-be-extended-a-comprehensive-national-textile-policy-must-be-announced-at-the-earliest-to-create-a-level-playing-field-with-regard-to-tariff-rates-raw-material-costs-cost-of-funding-and-transaction-costs-each-power-loom-provides-work-to-about-25-workers-closures-all-across-the-country-could-endanger-livelihoods-on-a-large-scale-conversely-a-healthy-textile-sector-could-potentially-create-millions-of-jobsp]]> 2015 08 29 22:19 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ cotton-sowing-95-higher http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/cotton-sowing95higher.html Sriyadithatextile - cotton-sowing-95-higher psowing-of-cotton-may-be-up-95-per-cent-according-to-agriculture-ministry-data-but-experts-are-not-bullish-about-much-higher-acreage-overall-than-last-yearbr-br-data-showed-that-acreage-of-cotton-among-the-main-kharif-crops-stood-at-878-million-hectares-mh-last-week-against-451-mh-at-the-same-time-in-2014-15-compared-with-the-week-before-acreage-was-up-46-per-cent-as-of-july-10br-almost-flat-acreagebr-br-andldquoletandrsquos-not-get-excited-if-you-compare-it-to-the-same-juncture-in-2013-14-itandrsquos-lower-by-about-a-percentage-point-overall-sowing-may-be-the-same-or-a-little-lower-than-last-yearandrdquo-said-dhiren-sheth-president-cotton-association-of-indiabr-br-sheth-was-alluding-to-the-late-monsoon-onset-last-year-which-had-delayed-sowing-across-key-states-such-as-maharashtra-gujarat-telangana-and-andhra-pradesh-where-sowing-traditionally-takes-place-in-late-june-and-early-julybr-br-most-states-except-some-northern-ones-and-tamil-nadu-and-karnataka-have-reported-higher-cotton-acreage-in-maharashtra-the-countryandrsquos-largest-cotton-producer-almost-3-mh-have-been-covered-from-835000-hectares-last-yearbr-br-cotton-has-also-been-sown-over-21-mh-in-gujarat-the-second-largest-producer-from-966000-ha-at-the-same-time-in-2014-15br-low-rainfallbr-br-steady-rain-through-june-and-fears-of-a-dry-spell-after-the-first-week-of-july-appears-to-have-prompted-more-planting-since-the-crop-can-thrive-even-with-less-moisturebr-br-andldquofarmers-are-planting-more-cotton-due-to-chances-of-low-rainfall-even-if-returns-are-low-in-telangana-for-example-thereandrsquos-been-no-constant-rain-for-the-last-15-days-and-sowing-is-up-5-to-10-per-centandrdquo-said-b-ravinder-reddy-president-telangana-cotton-millers-and-traders-welfare-associationbr-bearish-pricesbr-br-prices-shot-up-marginally-in-the-beginning-of-july-on-a-spurt-in-export-demand-but-have-since-stabilised-the-benchmark-shankar-6-variety-was-selling-between-₹33000-and-₹34500candy-3556-kg-as-on-monday-and-is-likely-to-remain-at-this-level-through-2015-16-as-wellbr-br-andldquocotton-prices-were-low-last-year-and-will-continue-to-be-around-rs-34000-34500candy-which-is-higher-than-global-price-of-rs-31000-31500candy-acreage-may-rise-marginallyandrdquo-said-dk-nair-secretary-general-confederation-of-indian-textile-industrybr-br-prices-are-likely-to-be-pressured-with-china-unlikely-to-import-indian-cotton-in-the-near-future-and-surplus-domestic-stockp]]> 2015 07 14 14:15 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ cotton-cultivation-remains-attractive-indian-farmers http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/cotton-cultivation-remains-attractive-indian-farmers.html Sriyadithatextile - cotton-cultivation-remains-attractive-indian-farmers pcotton-prices-will-remain-range-bound-during-cotton-year-2016-even-if-domestic-production-declines-by-10-to-15-per-cent-according-to-icra-an-independent-and-professional-investment-information-and-credit-rating-agencybr-br-in-a-report-titled-outlook-on-cotton-prices-and-consequent-impact-on-indian-spinning-industry-icra-said-increased-government-interventions-have-driven-prices-over-last-few-yearsbr-br-it-pointed-out-that-despite-increasing-supply-and-negligible-demand-growth-over-the-past-four-years-cy-2011-12-to-cy-2014-15-the-global-cotton-prices-and-trade-were-increasingly-driven-by-the-government-policies-in-various-producing-and-consuming-countries-the-massive-cotton-procurement-undertaken-by-china-during-the-cotton-years-from-cy-2011-12-to-cy-2013-14-at-higher-support-prices-than-the-international-prices-resulted-in-increased-dependence-of-the-chinese-mills-on-cheap-imported-cotton-thereby-resulting-in-increased-imports-by-china-and-hence-rising-pricesbr-br-this-boosted-import-demand-from-china-supported-the-international-prices-at-2kg-despite-the-built-up-in-the-global-cotton-stock-levels-as-50-per-cent-of-the-cotton-production-in-china-was-annually-accumulated-by-the-chinese-government-under-its-support-program-and-hence-was-not-available-in-market-subsequently-with-change-in-the-chinaandrsquos-cotton-policy-from-cy-2014-15-which-was-announced-in-april-2014-the-international-prices-witnessed-a-sharp-decline-with-cotlook-a-index-the-most-prevalent-measure-of-prices-lower-by-24-per-cent-at-158kg-in-april-2015-on-a-yoy-basis-the-change-in-the-chinaandrsquos-cotton-policy-to-direct-subsidy-mechanism-to-farmers-from-the-earlier-policy-of-supporting-the-prices-through-reserve-purchase-program-made-domestic-cotton-available-to-mills-in-china-at-market-rates-and-reduced-the-import-dependencebr-br-the-icra-report-said-the-demand-supply-dynamics-was-distorted-by-indian-government-in-cy-2014-15-with-reduced-import-demand-from-china-and-consequent-decline-in-international-prices-the-cotton-prices-in-india-which-is-largest-cotton-producer-in-world-declined-below-the-support-prices-offered-by-indian-government-leading-to-massive-procurement-25-per-cent-of-cy-2014-15-production-by-government-owned-entities-thereby-curtailing-the-supplies-from-domestic-as-well-as-international-markets-and-hence-supporting-the-international-prices-in-terms-closer-to-support-prices-offered-by-indian-government-had-indian-government-not-undertaken-support-operations-the-domestic-and-international-prices-could-have-declined-furtherbr-br-according-to-the-report-cotton-cultivation-remains-attractive-for-the-indian-farmers-which-will-prevent-any-large-shift-towards-alternate-crops-and-hence-mitigate-concerns-of-lower-productionbr-br-the-area-under-cotton-cultivation-in-cy-2015-16-is-not-expected-to-decline-significantly-as-even-after-a-decline-in-the-domestic-cotton-prices-by-21-per-cent-over-the-last-one-year-the-high-support-prices-for-cotton-still-continue-to-keep-cotton-cultivation-attractive-for-the-farmers-as-the-profit-per-quintal-for-cotton-remains-high-amongst-the-competing-cropsp]]> 2015 06 24 21:52 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ export-of-cotton-to-bangladesh http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/export-of-cotton-to-bangladesh.html Sriyadithatextile - export-of-cotton-to-bangladesh pamid-concerns-among-the-industry-that-not-enough-cotton-has-been-exported-the-cotton-corporation-of-india-cci-has-finally-come-out-with-its-global-tender-for-export-of-cotton-to-bangladesh-cci-cmd-bk-mishra-expects-a-good-response-to-the-tender-that-has-been-floated-by-the-corporation-on-its-websitep pthe-tender-initially-did-not-garner-much-response-because-of-the-price-of-76-77-cents-quoted-by-cci-the-working-price-for-exporters-is-68-70-cents-since-the-rupee-value-has-increased-to-6215-from-6270-against-the-dollar-the-cci-is-now-reworking-its-pricing-strategy-for-international-buyers-and-may-soon-bring-it-down-to-70-cents-mishra-saidp paccording-to-mishrathe-earlier-advertisement-by-cci-inviting-buyers-to-register-themselves-for-export-to-bangalesh-had-garnered-a-good-response-and-8-10-exporters-had-registered-themselves-with-cci-in-addition-to-some-of-the-domestic-buyers-who-export-as-well-bangladesh-usually-purchases-around-55-60-lakh-bales-of-cotton-from-indiap pcci-chose-bangladesh-since-the-logistics-are-better-and-are-easier-to-manage-either-by-the-sea-or-roadwayschina-the-worldandrsquos-biggest-buyer-is-importing-less-of-the-fibre-from-this-year-which-has-affected-indian-exportp pchina-has-been-the-largest-importer-of-indian-cotton-over-the-last-three-years-according-to-mishra-the-response-from-bangladesh-has-been-good-and-should-this-sale-be-successful-cci-has-plans-to-tap-vietnam-as-well-cci-has-been-placing-50000-bales-on-a-daily-basisandnbsp-on-the-board-for-e-auction-and-around-80-90-of-this-has-been-picked-up-by-millsp pthe-cotton-advisory-board-cab-a-body-comprising-growers-traders-exporters-and-the-textile-industry-has-projected-exports-at-90-lakh-bales-this-season-against-11792-lakh-bales-last-seasonp pthe-international-cotton-advisory-committee-icac-has-also-forecast-lower-exports-though-it-sees-domestic-demand-growing-4andnbsp-year-on-year-cab-predicts-domestic-demand-rising-to-311-lakh-bales-against-29888-lakh-balesp pcotton-association-of-indiaandnbsp-cai-says-the-cci-should-be-liquidating-their-stock-faster-than-the-current-paceandnbsp-if-the-cci-continue-liquidating-their-stock-at-the-current-pace-they-would-be-stuck-with-a-stock-of-about-30-lakh-bales-at-the-end-of-the-seasonandnbsp-this-augurs-very-badly-for-the-new-season-as-it-will-trigger-off-a-massive-support-price-operation-in-the-new-season-alsoandnbsp-this-will-result-in-a-big-hit-to-the-cotton-farmerp]]> 2015 06 12 19:31 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ india-can-take-a-bigger-pie http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/cotton-usa-launched-in-indian-market.html Sriyadithatextile - india-can-take-a-bigger-pie pworldandrsquos-leading-cotton-brand-cotton-usa-promoted-by-cotton-incorporated-was-launched-recently-in-india-on-the-occasion-retailer-media-spoke-to-justin-coates-manager-market-analysis-cotton-incorporated-and-renu-aggarwal-principal-consultant-wazir-advisors-advisory-firm-to-cotton-usa-in-indiaandnbspp pthere-are-different-reasons-and-different-stages-whenever-you-launch-a-brand-you-need-to-do-a-lot-of-preparatory-work-for-that-similarly-for-cotton-usa-to-enter-india-lot-of-preparation-had-to-be-donep pwe-had-to-work-at-overall-industry-level-cotton-council-of-india-cci-is-there-in-the-indian-market-for-more-than-10-years-now-and-since-that-time-it-has-been-doing-a-lot-of-education-and-promotion-around-generic-cotton-so-the-message-has-to-reach-to-the-people-that-cotton-is-rich-cool-and-premium-fabric-even-all-these-organised-retail-activities-have-started-in-india-over-the-last-10-years-only-before-that-there-was-not-much-of-organised-retail-and-at-that-time-there-was-not-much-of-consumerism-and-people-were-not-spending-that-much-amount-the-market-was-more-of-ethnic-wear-people-used-to-wear-cotton-but-still-they-didnandrsquot-understand-the-premium-cottonp psimilarly-at-our-side-the-overall-effort-was-towards-educating-the-market-educating-the-consumer-promoting-the-use-of-usa-cotton-at-industry-level-once-the-industry-grows-everyone-can-take-a-bigger-pie-from-it-thatandrsquos-where-our-effort-has-gone-intop pover-the-last-two-to-three-years-the-effort-was-to-reach-out-mills-and-manufacturers-so-that-we-start-developing-cotton-usa-yarn-or-fabric-if-you-directly-reach-out-to-brands-and-retailers-and-then-there-is-no-backend-ready-then-the-procurement-will-not-happen-there-will-be-no-business-in-the-absence-of-supply-chain-so-we-had-work-on-supply-chain-part-to-put-in-place-now-we-are-launching-the-trademark-of-cotton-usap]]> 2015 06 12 19:03 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ souuthern-india-mills-association-statement http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/comfortable-closing-stock-for-indian-cotton.html Sriyadithatextile - souuthern-india-mills-association-statement pthe-southern-india-mills-association-sima-today-said-india-would-have-a-comfortable-closing-stock-of-between-60-and-70-lakh-bales-of-cotton-by-the-end-of-the-season-2014-15-ensuring-better-stability-in-prices-during-the-current-calendar-year-br-br-the-industry-has-been-subjected-to-crisis-due-to-volatility-in-cotton-prices-for-the-last-few-seasons-but-prices-have-been-comparatively-stable-this-season-due-to-reduced-imports-by-china-and-the-oversupply-position-in-the-global-market-simaandnbspchairman-t-rajkumar-said-in-a-statement-br-br-as-international-cotton-prices-were-ruling-lower-than-indian-prices-cotton-corporation-of-india-had-to-venture-into-msp-operations-and-procured-around-87-lakh-bales-during-the-season-br-br-however-the-selling-policy-of-cci-not-only-affected-the-domestic-market-to-a-certain-extent-but-also-resulted-in-the-mills-using-certain-varieties-of-cotton-grown-in-telangana-and-andhra-pradesh-facing-shortage-of-quality-cotton-as-cci-did-not-release-the-cotton-on-time-he-said-br-br-with-bleak-export-demand-the-carry-over-is-likely-to-be-around-70-lakh-bales-which-is-the-highest-ever-carried-by-india-after-2008-09-he-said-p pthough-the-world-cotton-area-is-expected-to-reduce-by-seven-per-cent-to-313-million-hectares-in-2015-16-and-consequently-global-production-is-projected-down-nine-per-cent-to-239-million-tonnes-world-supply-position-is-expected-to-be-comfortable-in-the-next-season-as-china-would-continue-to-reduce-its-imports-and-downsize-its-reservesrajkumar-claimedp pindia-is-also-expected-to-have-a-comfortable-cotton-supply-position-during-the-cotton-season-2015-16-and-the-market-is-expected-to-be-stable-he-said-adding-this-would-greatly-help-the-cotton-textile-industry-leverage-export-performance-particularly-the-garment-and-made-up-segmentsp phe-said-textile-mills-used-to-carry-three-to-six-months-cotton-stock-having-suffered-due-to-price-volatility-mills-have-reduced-the-inventory-level-to-one-to-two-months-br-br-due-to-undue-delay-in-getting-the-subsidy-of-technology-upgradation-fund-scheme-and-also-export-subsidies-during-the-season-2014-15-mills-could-not-procure-more-cotton-he-said-p divandnbspdiv]]> 2015 06 09 12:34 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ cotton-losing-favour-with-indian-farmers http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/cotton-losing-favour-with-indian-farmers.html Sriyadithatextile - cotton-losing-favour-with-indian-farmers div-class-p-farmers-in-india-may-plant-fewer-acres-of-cotton-as-slumping-demand-from-china-cuts-exports-to-the-lowest-level-in-six-yearsdiv div-class-p-andnbspdiv div-class-p-the-area-is-set-to-drop-as-much-as-10-in-the-12-months-starting-1-october-from-a-record-1297-million-hectares-a-year-earlier-said-dhiren-sheth-president-of-the-cotton-association-of-india-the-harvest-was-a-near-record-39-million-bales-of-170-kilograms-this-season-cotton-advisory-board-data-showdiv div-class-p-andnbspdiv div-class-p-a-smaller-harvest-in-india-the-largest-exporter-after-the-us-would-ease-a-global-surplus-that-sent-new-york-prices-to-a-five-year-low-in-january-china-the-worldandrsquos-biggest-buyer-is-importing-less-of-the-fibre-used-to-make-everything-from-jeans-to-tee-shirts-that-will-contribute-to-a-41-drop-in-indian-shipments-this-year-the-advisory-board-estimatesandnbspandldquothere-isnandrsquot-enough-money-to-buy-cottonseed-this-year-as-we-got-lower-prices-last-yearandrdquo-said-suresh-ganganna-bolenwar-a-46-year-old-farmer-from-yavatmal-in-maharashtra-state-andldquoiandrsquoll-grow-less-cotton-and-plant-more-lentils-sorghum-or-soybeansandrdquoandnbspprices-fell-to-5705-cents-a-pound-on-23-january-the-lowest-level-since-august-2009-on-ice-futures-us-and-settled-at-6415-cents-on-wednesday-futures-on-the-multi-commodity-exchange-of-india-ltd-mcxi-in-mumbai-have-declined-about-32-from-a-record-in-2013div div-class-p-andnbspdiv div-class-p-farmers-worldwide-will-cut-planting-by-about-7-this-year-leading-to-a-9-decline-in-output-to-239-million-tonnes-in-the-12-months-starting-1-august-according-to-the-international-cotton-advisory-committeediv div-class-p-andldquothe-decrease-in-area-in-india-may-not-exceed-10-as-in-the-last-few-days-prices-have-been-jumping-upandrdquo-sheth-said-by-phone-from-mumbai-on-18-may-futures-in-mumbai-rallied-7-in-april-the-biggest-monthly-advance-since-december-2013-and-they-advanced-76-in-new-york-planting-will-gather-pace-with-the-monsoon-rains-in-junediv div-class-p-andnbspdiv div-class-p- div-class-p-exports-from-india-will-probably-drop-to-7-million-bales-in-the-12-months-ending-september-from-1179-million-bales-a-year-earlier-the-advisory-board-says-that-would-be-the-lowest-since-2008-2009-board-data-show-shipments-were-probably-about-5-million-bales-so-far-this-season-the-association-saysdiv div-class-p-andldquoas-a-policy-china-has-reduced-imports-and-our-prices-are-not-low-enough-for-exportsandrdquo-d-k-nair-secretary-general-of-the-confederation-of-indian-textile-industry-said-by-phone-from-new-delhi-andldquoi-donandrsquot-think-exports-are-viableandrdquodiv div]]> 2015 05 28 11:01 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ south-west-monsoon-season-at-india http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/less-rainfall-cotton-growers-worry.html Sriyadithatextile - south-west-monsoon-season-at-india pthe-southwest-monsoon-season-rains-june-to-september-which-account-for-over-70-per-cent-of-indiaandrsquos-annual-rainfall-are-projected-to-be-below-normal-for-a-second-straight-year-the-indian-meteorological-department-imd-believes-the-current-weak-el-nino-conditions-prevailing-over-the-pacific-ocean-are-likely-to-continue-during-the-southwest-monsoon-season-thereby-leading-to-a-sub-normal-rainfall-in-the-countrybr-br-however-unlike-other-agricultural-crops-less-rainfall-is-not-really-bad-news-for-cotton-a-below-average-monsoon-may-not-hurt-its-output-as-cotton-is-more-resilient-than-most-rain-dependent-crops-in-fact-experts-point-out-that-a-poor-monsoon-normally-tends-to-benefit-cotton-as-it-is-a-desert-cropbr-br-what-is-however-worrying-is-that-china-the-worldandrsquos-biggest-cotton-buyer-has-been-cutting-down-its-cotton-import-considerably-according-to-government-estimates-lesser-cotton-imports-by-china-may-eventually-lead-to-as-high-as-41-per-cent-drop-in-shipments-from-india-this-year-as-a-result-indian-cotton-export-is-expected-to-fall-to-a-six-year-lowbr-br-estimates-of-the-cotton-advisory-board-show-that-cotton-export-will-probably-drop-to-seven-million-bales-in-the-12-months-ending-september-30-from-1179-million-bales-in-the-same-corresponding-period-a-year-earlier-the-lowest-since-2008-2009-cotton-shipments-from-india-have-been-recorded-at-around-five-million-bales-this-seasonbr-br-the-fall-in-demand-from-china-may-also-cause-a-drop-in-cotton-acreages-experts-pointed-out-globally-too-farmers-are-expected-to-cut-down-cotton-planting-by-about-seven-per-cent-this-year-leading-to-a-nine-per-cent-drop-in-total-output-to-239-million-tonnes-in-the-12-months-starting-august-1-the-latest-international-cotton-advisory-committee-report-said-however-the-good-news-for-india-is-that-cotton-prices-have-started-bouncing-back-recently-and-therefore-there-are-hopes-that-the-reduction-in-planting-area-may-not-exceed-10-per-centbr-br-farmersandrsquo-groups-feel-that-the-cotton-area-may-not-shrink-during-the-2015-16-season-as-land-conditioning-has-begun-in-many-of-the-cotton-producing-states-cotton-futures-on-the-multi-commodity-exchange-of-india-mcxi-had-earlier-declined-nearly-32-per-cent-from-a-record-high-in-2013br-br-the-domestic-textile-industry-is-primarily-cotton-based-with-the-crop-accounting-for-nearly-54-per-cent-of-the-total-fibre-consumption-in-2014-however-the-industry-is-facing-challenges-like-price-fluctuation-and-inconsistent-quality-of-indigenous-cotton-the-demand-can-be-met-only-through-production-of-high-quality-cotton-inside-the-country-further-the-domestic-textile-and-apparel-market-is-now-worth-more-than-100-billion-and-is-still-growing-at-a-healthy-rate-it-has-a-potential-to-double-the-share-of-exports-from-the-present-five-per-cent-to-10-per-cent-in-the-next-10-years-so-the-need-of-the-hour-is-to-produce-good-quality-cotton-at-globally-competitive-price-p]]> 2015 05 28 10:45 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ indian-cotton-arrivals-step-down http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/indian-cotton-arrivals-step-down.html Sriyadithatextile - indian-cotton-arrivals-step-down pall-india-pressing-figures-till-april-30-2015-are-approximately-336-lakh-bales-while-all-india-arrivals-have-dropped-to-approximately-40000-bales-per-daybr-br-cci-has-sold-668-lakh-bales-through-e-auctions-out-of-their-procured-stock-of-86-lakh-bales-while-the-maharashtra-federation-is-holding-a-stock-of-475-lakh-bales-procured-by-themandnbspaccording-to-an-indian-cotton-federation-icf-report-unsold-stocks-lying-with-the-ginners-and-traders-are-approximately-20-lakh-balesbr-the-increase-in-duty-drawback-for-garments-exporters-from-6-to-75-per-cent-and-for-export-of-yarn-which-has-been-increased-from-208-to-310-per-cent-will-offer-boost-to-industry-it-saidbr-br-as-per-trade-reports-exports-of-raw-cotton-stands-at-approximately-50-lakh-bales-and-cci-could-release-more-stock-to-consuming-mills-to-keep-cotton-lint-prices-steadyandnbspicf-added-that-as-per-reports-ccea-has-approved-extra-funds-for-government-federations-and-cci-to-meet-losses-on-their-msp-operationsbr-br-union-cabinet-also-gave-nod-for-more-amendments-to-company-law-with-regards-to-declarations-made-before-commencing-businessandnbspfarmers-group-are-of-the-view-that-the-cotton-area-may-not-shrink-during-2015-16-season-as-land-conditioning-has-begun-in-many-cotton-producing-statesandnbspicf-noted-that-in-punjab-haryana-and-rajasthan-arrivals-of-kappas-are-quite-insignificant-as-season-is-at-its-end-in-this-regionandnbspthe-price-quoted-for-good-j-34-rg-in-punjab-is-rs-3915-per-maund-spot-while-in-haryana-it-is-rs-3860-per-maund-spot-and-in-rajasthan-it-is-rs-3840-per-maund-spotbr-br-cotton-sowing-has-already-begun-and-there-is-good-demand-from-farmers-for-bt-and-conventional-varieties-as-per-reports-from-many-tracts-from-northern-indiaandnbspcotton-arrivals-are-being-maintained-at-approximately-15000-bales-per-day-in-gujarat-as-the-recent-spell-of-hailstorm-has-taken-a-toll-on-the-standing-cropsbr-br-good-quality-s-6-is-quoted-at-rs-36100-spot-per-candy-and-good-quality-v-797-rg-is-priced-at-rs-26000-spot-per-candyandnbspthe-daily-kappas-arrivals-in-maharashtra-is-approximately-10000-bales-and-price-quoted-for-good-quality-mech-1-is-rs-36500-spot-per-candyandnbspin-madhya-pradesh-the-daily-kappas-arrival-is-very-insignificant-and-prices-quoted-for-good-quality-bunny-is-rs-36800-spot-per-candyandnbspthe-daily-kappas-arrivals-have-dropped-drasticallyin-andhra-pradesh-and-ginners-have-become-active-after-increase-in-cotton-price-in-the-last-fortnightbr-br-the-price-quoted-for-good-quality-31-mm-guntur-mcu-5-is-rs-36800-spot-per-candy-and-good-quality-30m-bunny-of-warangal-is-priced-at-rs-35500-spot-per-candy-and-29mm-bunny-of-adilabad-is-priced-atandnbsprs-34500-spotandnbspin-karnataka-too-kappas-arrivals-have-dropped-drastically-as-farmers-are-slowly-bringing-in-their-kappas-stored-by-them-both-in-north-karnataka-and-raichurp]]> 2015 05 26 15:12 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ cci-puts-global-tender-for-cotton-sale-on-back-burner http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/cci-puts-global-tender-for-cotton-sale-on-back-burner.html Sriyadithatextile - cci-puts-global-tender-for-cotton-sale-on-back-burner pthe-cotton-corporation-of-india-cci-has-decided-to-put-its-plans-to-float-a-global-tender-for-sale-of-cotton-on-the-back-burner-instead-responding-to-the-demand-made-by-the-countryandrsquos-textile-industry-the-government-agency-has-decided-to-release-more-cotton-into-the-domestic-marketp pandrdquo-we-are-in-readiness-for-exports-however-we-have-decided-not-to-go-ahead-with-the-plans-for-the-global-tender-for-cotton-sale-since-the-domestic-market-is-picking-upandrdquo-bk-mishra-cmd-cci-told-fep pcci-has-been-placing-50000-bales-on-a-daily-basis-for-the-past-10-days-on-board-for-e-auction-and-around-80-90-of-this-has-been-picked-up-by-mills-he-saidp pcci-has-therefore-decided-to-increase-the-quantity-of-cotton-for-sale-on-board-to-75000-bales-a-day-on-monday-of-75000-bales-placed-for-auction-buyers-picked-up-around-61000-bales-cci-has-so-far-sold-around-7-lakh-bales-in-the-domestic-marketp paccording-to-mishra-the-global-tender-is-likely-to-result-in-panic-in-the-domestic-market-and-could-send-out-a-wrong-message-andldquocci-has-been-putting-50000-bales-a-day-for-sale-since-the-offtake-has-not-been-much-however-with-the-market-picking-up-now-we-shall-increase-the-amount-of-cotton-put-up-for-saleandrdquo-he-saidp pearlier-mishra-had-said-that-cci-does-not-intend-to-offload-huge-stocks-immediately-as-it-could-worsen-an-already-glut-like-situation-in-the-market-and-hurt-realisations-of-farmers-selling-cotton-the-agency-is-holding-stocks-worth-around-r16000-crore-now-and-has-procured-around-8609-lakh-bales-the-agency-has-stopped-procurement-of-cotton-from-farmers-for-the-current-season-on-account-of-prices-moving-up-cotton-prices-have-increased-marginally-by-r50-100-per-bale-resulting-in-market-prices-of-r4100-4150-per-bale-both-in-gujarat-and-the-southp pmishra-pointed-out-that-the-textile-millers-have-been-complaining-that-cci-has-not-been-placing-sufficient-cotton-up-for-sale-and-therfore-decided-to-increase-the-quantity-millers-are-now-offering-a-better-price-of-r100-300-more-per-bale-than-the-prevailing-market-price-he-said-the-prevailing-market-price-is-around-r32000-per-candy-to-r33000-per-candyp pthe-textile-industry-has-been-urging-cci-to-start-releasing-cotton-into-the-market-to-ease-supply-stating-that-the-industry-is-passing-through-a-serious-situation-due-to-non-availability-of-cotton-in-abundant-quantity-on-account-of-the-stop-go-policy-of-cci-in-spite-of-holding-a-high-level-of-stockp paccording-to-top-officials-of-the-cotton-textiles-export-promotion-council-ctepc-cci-has-only-released-03-million-bales-of-its-total-procurementandnbsp-andldquoit-is-releasing-a-negligible-quantity-of-between-3000-and-5000-bales-a-day-which-is-resulting-in-a-steep-rise-in-prices-beside-creating-a-shortage-of-good-quality-cotton-for-the-textile-sector-which-in-turn-is-adversely-affecting-the-export-of-yarn-fabrics-and-made-ups-cci-should-start-releasing-at-least-50000-bales-a-day-for-100-days-through-e-auctionandrdquo-rk-dalmia-of-ctepc-had-saidp psouthern-india-millsandrsquo-association-has-also-urged-the-textiles-minister-santosh-gangwar-to-direct-cci-to-immediately-commence-selling-the-commodity-directly-to-the-actual-users-by-e-auction-with-liberal-credit-normsp pasked-to-comment-on-its-export-plans-mishra-said-the-agency-is-in-readiness-for-exports-but-will-focus-on-the-domestic-market-for-now-due-to-upward-movement-in-prices-andldquowe-have-spoken-with-a-number-of-buyers-in-bangladesh-who-were-keen-on-purchase-of-indian-cottonandrdquo-mishra-said-adding-that-the-agency-is-also-in-talks-with-buyers-in-vietnamp]]> 2015 05 03 9:03 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ govt-asks-missions-to-explore-avenues-for-cotton-exports http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/govt-asks-missions-to-explore-avenues-for-cotton-exports.html Sriyadithatextile - govt-asks-missions-to-explore-avenues-for-cotton-exports pthe-textiles-ministry-has-asked-high-commissions-and-embassies-in-countries-including-indonesia-and-thailand-to-explore-possibilities-of-increasing-cotton-exports-parliament-was-informed-today-br-br-the-move-assumes-significance-as-indias-cotton-exports-have-declined-significantly-and-it-has-impacted-prices-in-the-domestic-market-br-br-exports-of-raw-cotton-during-april-february-2015-have-declined-by-4132-per-cent-in-quantity-terms-and-466-per-cent-in-value-terms-as-compared-to-same-period-2013-14p div-id-tt-wrapper512bb3- div-class-mention-for-safeguarding-the-interests-of-cotton-growers-in-general-and-disposal-of-cotton-to-be-procured-under-the-msp-minimum-support-price-operations-in-particular-textiles-ministry-has-written-to-indian-high-commissionsembassies-in-cotton-deficit-countries-like-bangaladesh-vietnam-indonesia-turkey-thailand-to-explore-new-avenues-for-export-of-cotton-for-stabilising-cotton-prices-in-india-commerce-and-industry-minister-nirmala-sitharaman-said-in-a-written-reply-br-br-as-exports-account-for-a-substantial-share-of-indias-production-of-cotton-the-decline-in-exports-has-resulted-in-a-surplus-for-the-domestic-market-and-has-impacted-the-cotton-growers-she-said-in-the-reply-to-the-rajya-sabha-br-br-cotton-corporation-of-india-has-undertaken-large-msp-operations-in-all-cotton-growing-states-she-said-br-br-as-per-the-second-advance-estimates-of-ministry-of-agriculture-indias-cotton-production-during-2014-15-was-35152-lakh-bales-of-170-kg-each-as-compared-to-35902-lakh-bales-in-2013-14-and-35602-lakh-bales-in-2012-13-br-br-india-is-the-worlds-second-biggest-producer-of-cotton-china-is-the-top-cotton-export-market-for-india-followed-by-bangladesh-and-pakistan-br-br-the-prices-are-declining-because-of-a-plunge-in-exports-to-its-biggest-market-china-which-had-changed-its-policy-on-cotton-imports-br-br-replying-to-a-separate-question-on-a-india-eu-free-trade-agreement-she-said-india-has-proposed-to-re-energise-the-the-broad-based-trade-and-investment-agreement-btia-br-br-launched-in-june-2007-the-negotiations-for-the-proposed-btia-have-missed-several-timelines-due-to-differences-over-several-crucial-issues-like-data-secure-status-and-duty-cuts-on-goodsdiv div]]> 2015 05 03 8:54 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ china-national-cotton-exchange-to-buy-us-cotton-through-the-seam http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/china-national-cotton-exchange-to-buy-united-states-cotton-through-the-seam.html Sriyadithatextile - china-national-cotton-exchange-to-buy-us-cotton-through-the-seam pthe-seam-and-the-china-national-cotton-exchange-cnce-are-working-together-to-expand-opportunities-for-us-cotton-sales-to-buyers-in-china-the-worldandrsquos-largest-consumerbr-br-according-to-officials-at-the-seam-cnce-will-inform-its-customers-andndash-chinese-mills-and-merchants-andndash-of-interior-us-cotton-available-on-the-seam-cnce-will-purchase-the-cotton-ex-warehouse-resell-it-to-their-buyers-and-handle-delivery-to-chinabr-br-cnce-is-the-largest-trading-platform-in-the-country-and-currently-has-more-than-4300-mill-buyers-representing-80-percent-of-chinese-consumption-utilizing-online-trading-technologies-cnce-is-the-exclusive-platform-for-all-procurement-and-sales-of-chinaandrsquos-national-reserve-cotton-the-size-and-strength-of-cnceandrsquos-network-will-enhance-american-growersandrsquo-competitive-positionbr-br-andldquochina-is-a-crucial-market-for-us-cotton-growersandrdquo-said-kevin-brinkley-ceo-of-the-seam-andldquothe-seam-is-continually-looking-for-ways-to-expand-the-reach-of-our-safe-reliable-cotton-trading-network-around-the-globe-cnce-is-another-significant-participant-in-that-networkandrdquobr-br-the-seam-founded-by-leading-global-agribusiness-companies-began-operating-the-worldandrsquos-first-fully-online-neutral-exchanges-for-cotton-trading-in-december-2000-since-that-time-the-company-has-added-other-commodities-such-as-grains-peanuts-and-dairy-to-its-trading-platformsbr-br-the-seam-also-delivers-food-trading-platforms-for-major-manufacturers-and-reverse-auction-procurement-systems-for-usdap]]> 2015 04 17 18:31 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ artificial-price-rise-is-created-by-restricting-supplies-of-available-cotton-with-cci-is-fair http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/artificial-price-rise-is-created-by-restricting-supplies-of-available-cotton-with-cci-is-fair-.html Sriyadithatextile - artificial-price-rise-is-created-by-restricting-supplies-of-available-cotton-with-cci-is-fair pchairman-of-the-cotton-textiles-export-promotion-council-texprocil-rk-dalmia-has-warned-that-the-cotton-corporation-of-indiaandrsquos-cci-reluctance-to-release-cotton-into-the-market-could-derail-the-andlsquomake-in-indiaandrsquo-campaignp pandnbspp pandldquoat-a-time-when-the-industry-is-andnbspworking-towards-realising-the-prime-ministerandrsquos-goal-of-andlsquomake-in-indiaandrsquo-we-cannot-succeed-if-our-raw-material-prices-are-higher-than-the-international-prices-and-andnbspartificial-price-rise-is-created-by-restricting-supplies-of-available-cotton-with-cciandrdquo-he-said-andnbspin-a-statementp pandnbspp pdalmia-also-urged-the-government-to-instruct-the-cci-to-start-releasing-at-least-50000-bales-per-day-by-e-auction-directly-to-the-actual-users-even-as-a-media-report-said-that-the-cci-was-contemplating-a-global-tender-to-invite-buyersp pandnbspp pdalmia-said-the-cotton-textiles-industry-was-going-through-a-crisis-due-to-non-availability-of-adequate-quantity-of-cotton-on-account-of-the-cciandrsquos-andldquostop-goandrdquo-policy-despite-holding-high-level-of-stocksp pandnbspp pdalmia-pointed-out-that-the-cci-has-procured-86-lakh-bales-of-cotton-under-the-minimum-support-price-msp-during-the-current-season-to-protect-the-interest-of-farmers-out-of-this-cci-has-offloaded-only-3-lakh-bales-of-cotton-so-far-and-is-presently-releasing-between-only-3000-to-5000-bales-per-day-as-against-a-stock-of-around-83-lakh-bales-this-has-only-resulted-in-steep-rise-in-prices-besides-creating-shortage-of-good-quality-cotton-for-the-textiles-sector-which-in-turn-is-adversely-affecting-the-exports-of-andnbspyarn-fabrics-and-made-upsp pandnbspp pthe-texprocil-chairman-said-that-if-the-cci-releases-at-least-50000-bales-per-day-for-a-period-of-100-days-through-e-auction-directly-to-the-actual-users-it-would-stabilise-prices-both-in-the-domestic-and-international-markets-besides-ensuring-availability-of-cotton-to-cotton-textile-exporters-the-cci-would-still-be-left-with-about-30-lakh-bales-of-carry-over-stock-after-100-days-he-saidp pandnbspp pdalmia-stressed-that-in-a-cotton-surplus-country-like-india-the-domestic-cotton-prices-should-remain-lower-than-the-international-prices-at-all-times-the-cci-should-follow-a-clear-and-transparent-purchase-and-sale-policy-and-not-make-adhoc-decisions-as-per-its-charter-cciandrsquos-role-is-not-only-to-procure-cotton-from-farmers-but-also-to-ensure-price-stabilisationandnbspp pandnbspp pthe-cci-had-earlier-come-under-fire-from-the-confederation-of-indian-textile-industry-citi-and-the-southern-india-mills-association-sima-for-not-releasing-cotton-into-the-marketp pandnbspp]]> 2015 04 14 10:56 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ cotton-corp-to-float-global-tender-to-sell-procured-stock http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/plans-to-export-some-of-the-surplus-cotton-avilable-in-hand.html Sriyadithatextile - cotton-corp-to-float-global-tender-to-sell-procured-stock psitting-on-a-record-high-inventory-of-around-25-per-cent-of-indiaandrsquos-total-annual-output-government-owned-cotton-corporation-of-india-cci-plans-a-global-tender-to-invite-buyersp pinitially-to-test-the-market-tenders-will-be-for-5000-10000-bales-a-bale-170-kg-by-this-month-end-if-it-goes-through-it-could-float-another-with-an-overall-target-to-sell-30000-bales-this-cotton-year-october-2014andndashseptember-2015p pcci-has-procured-91-million-bales-this-year-so-far-at-the-governments-minimum-support-price-surpassing-the-previous-record-of-89-mn-in-2008-09-almost-the-entire-procurement-operation-for-this-year-is-donep pandldquowe-have-spoken-with-a-number-of-buyers-in-bangladesh-who-were-keen-on-purchase-of-indian-cottonandrdquo-said-b-k-mishra-chairman-and-managing-directorp pcci-is-also-in-talks-with-buyers-in-vietnam-our-usual-buyer-china-has-slowed-its-purchase-of-cotton-and-yarn-to-discourage-its-power-and-labour-intensive-textile-industry-a-recent-edelweiss-financial-services-report-estimates-chinaandrsquos-cotton-import-at-a-five-year-low-of-16-million-tonnes-mt-so-far-this-season-against-308-mt-the-previous-yearp pbangladeshandrsquos-cotton-import-has-hit-a-five-year-high-of-099-mt-in-2014-15-compared-to-089-mt-last-year-vietnam-has-imported-28-per-cent-more-fibre-this-year-at-089-mt-as-compared-to-069-mt-last-yearp pdespite-chinaandrsquos-absence-from-active-buying-prices-in-both-the-domestic-and-international-markets-have-shot-up-with-the-benchmark-no-2-cotton-for-near-month-delivery-on-the-intercontinental-exchange-quoted-at-us-cents-6622lb-compared-to-5989lb-in-early-february-similarly-the-benchmark-shankar-6-variety-was-sold-at-rs-9420-a-quintal-in-the-spot-market-here-on-friday-as-against-rs-8548-a-qtl-on-february-1p pstronghome-industryandrsquos-demand-strongbr-the-textile-industry-has-urged-cci-to-start-releasing-cotton-into-the-market-to-ease-supply-andldquothe-industry-is-passing-through-a-serious-situation-due-to-non-availability-of-cotton-in-abundant-quantity-on-account-of-the-stop-go-policy-of-cci-in-spite-of-holding-a-high-level-of-stock-of-its-total-procurement-cci-has-only-released-03-million-bales-it-is-releasing-a-negligible-quantity-of-between-3000-and-5000-bales-a-day-this-is-only-resulting-in-a-steep-rise-in-prices-beside-creating-a-shortage-of-good-quality-cotton-for-the-textile-sector-which-in-turn-is-adversely-affecting-the-export-of-yarn-fabrics-and-made-ups-cci-should-start-releasing-at-least-50000-bales-a-day-for-100-days-through-e-auctionandrdquo-said-r-k-dalmia-chairman-of-the-cotton-textiles-export-promotion-councilp padded-prem-malik-chairman-of-the-confederation-of-indian-textile-industry-andldquoour-spinning-industry-is-suffering-due-to-weak-demand-for-cotton-yarn-from-both-domestic-and-international-markets-unless-immediate-measures-are-taken-to-avoid-a-speculative-increase-in-cotton-prices-the-spinning-industry-will-suffer-irreparable-damageandrdquop pfor-disposal-of-procured-cotton-in-the-home-markets-however-cci-is-waiting-for-directions-from-the-union-textiles-ministryp]]> 2015 04 13 10:54 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ to-direct-cotton-corporation-of-india-to-offload-cotton-in-market http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/to-direct-cotton-corporation-of-india-to-offload-cotton-in-market.html Sriyadithatextile - to-direct-cotton-corporation-of-india-to-offload-cotton-in-market pkolkata-the-textile-industry-from-south-india-has-urged-the-textile-minister-to-direct-cotton-corporation-of-india-cci-to-offload-cotton-in-the-market-as-the-textile-mills-in-the-region-are-running-short-of-quality-cottonbr-br-due-to-fall-in-cotton-prices-cci-in-order-to-safeguard-the-interest-of-the-farmers-has-procured-86-lakh-bales-of-cotton-under-minimum-support-price-msp-operations-mainly-from-andhra-pradesh-and-telengana-but-it-has-only-offloaded-3-lakh-bales-of-cotton-and-is-holding-the-balance-of-83-lakh-bales-the-south-indian-textile-industry-claimedbr-br-t-rajkumar-chairman-southern-india-mills-association-sima-said-that-though-cci-has-temporarily-suspended-sale-of-cotton-and-as-a-result-a-large-number-of-textile-mills-are-running-short-of-quality-cotton-as-the-same-is-not-available-in-the-open-market-we-have-appealed-to-the-textile-minister-to-diect-cci-to-immediately-commence-selling-of-cotton-by-e-auction-directly-to-the-actual-users-with-lib-br-br-the-spinning-mills-are-facing-problem-due-to-continuing-glut-in-the-yarn-markets-and-delay-in-getting-tuf-textile-upgrade-fund-subsidies-and-other-government-duesbr-br-the-sima-chairman-also-appealed-the-minister-to-advice-cci-to-avoid-quoting-higher-prices-than-the-market-prices-tamil-nadu-accounts-for-one-third-of-the-textile-business-in-the-country-the-textile-mills-in-the-state-account-for-44-of-teh-total-spinning-capacity-of-the-country-and-60-of-its-yarn-exports-alto-p]]> 2015 04 07 19:28 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ cotton-output-estimate-revised-indian-cotton-industry http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/cotton-output-estimate-revised-indian-cotton-industry.html Sriyadithatextile - cotton-output-estimate-revised-indian-cotton-industry pcotton-production-this-year-october-2014-to-september-2015-is-expected-to-be-390-lakh-bales-which-is-10-lakh-bales-less-than-the-earlier-estimate-of-400-lakh-balesp pthe-consultative-committee-of-the-cotton-advisory-board-which-met-in-mumbai-on-tuesday-has-revised-the-cotton-balance-sheet-estimates-for-this-season-it-has-estimated-cotton-production-this-year-to-be-390-lakh-bales-consumption-by-textile-mills-to-be-2785-lakh-bales-exports-to-be-70-lakh-bales-as-against-the-earlier-estimate-of-90-lakh-bales-and-imports-to-be-eight-lakh-bales-the-board-had-met-earlier-in-october-last-when-the-season-just-commencedp pindustry-sources-said-that-domestic-consumption-of-cotton-by-textile-mills-was-increasing-though-exports-were-not-high-garment-exports-had-improved-and-hence-the-demand-was-up-across-the-value-chainp pin-the-case-of-cotton-exports-a-decline-was-expected-since-for-a-specific-period-prices-of-indian-cotton-were-higher-than-international-prices-now-the-prices-are-competitive-and-hence-exports-were-expected-to-revive-the-sources-addedp pthe-price-of-shankar-6-variety-of-cotton-on-tuesday-was-rs32600-a-candy-in-the-second-week-of-october-last-year-it-was-rs34000-a-candy-the-sources-said-that-the-cotton-price-had-slumped-to-about-30500-a-candy-and-had-moved-up-and-stabilised-during-the-last-few-weeksp pabout-80-to-85-lakh-bales-of-the-expected-production-were-yet-to-arrive-to-the-market-this-year-so-far-this-season-the-cotton-corporation-of-india-had-purchased-about-85-lakh-bales-of-cotton-the-cci-should-ensure-that-cotton-is-available-for-sales-till-the-end-of-the-season-and-the-small-and-medium-scale-mills-benefit-from-its-sales-the-sources-saidp]]> 2015 04 01 9:45 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ pakistan-raw-cotton-export-falls-by-15-percent-in-8mfy15 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/raw-cotton-export-falls-by-15-percent.html Sriyadithatextile - pakistan-raw-cotton-export-falls-by-15-percent-in-8mfy15 pthe-countryand39s-pakistan-raw-cotton-export-fell-by-15-percent-during-the-first-eight-months-of-the-current-fiscal-year-fy15-mainly-due-to-lower-demand-and-quality-issue-traders-said-that-despite-lower-cotton-prices-compared-to-other-competitors-pakistanand39s-raw-cotton-was-unable-to-capture-the-world-marketp ppakistan-is-the-fourth-largest-cotton-producing-country-in-the-world-and-has-so-far-achieved-a-bumper-of-147-million-bales-during-this-season-andquotdepreciation-of-dollar-against-pak-rupee-and-lower-prices-in-the-world-market-have-largely-contributed-to-decline-in-cotton-exportsandquot-said-ihsan-ul-haq-a-leading-cotton-traderp phe-said-that-quality-or-contamination-was-another-major-issue-which-was-hitting-the-countryand39s-cotton-exports-andquotwe-can-earn-millions-of-dollars-foreign-exchange-by-producing-quality-cottonandquot-he-addedp phe-informed-that-cotton-prices-in-india-were-increasing-gradually-as-cotton-corporation-of-india-cci-had-not-released-the-procured-cotton-the-rising-indian-cotton-prices-would-provide-an-opportunity-to-pakistani-traders-to-capture-the-international-market-as-the-countryand39s-commodity-was-still-economical-compared-to-indiaand39s-haq-said-talking-about-domestic-production-he-said-that-pakistan-was-likely-to-achieve-all-time-high-cotton-crop-of-149-to-15-million-bales-this-year-andquotcurrent-cotton-season-will-end-on-april-30-after-which-final-production-statistics-will-be-releasedandquot-he-addedp paccording-to-official-statistics-the-countryand39s-cotton-exports-have-declined-by-15-percent-or-2375-million-during-the-first-eight-months-of-fy15-the-country-has-exported-raw-cotton-amounting-to-13934-million-during-july-february-of-fy15-as-compared-to-163-million-in-corresponding-period-of-the-last-fiscal-yearp pon-month-on-month-basis-raw-cotton-export-has-posted-a-decline-of-64-percent-in-february-2014-the-countryand39s-raw-cotton-export-stood-at-67-million-in-february-2015-as-against-some-189-million-during-january-2015p pandquotalthough-pakistan-is-losing-millions-of-dollars-foreign-exchange-due-to-decline-in-cotton-export-however-on-the-other-side-it-is-good-for-the-domestic-industry-as-we-believe-that-this-will-ensure-proper-supply-of-raw-material-to-the-local-textile-industry-besides-maintaining-commodity-prices-at-a-reasonable-levelandquot-haq-saidp]]> 2015 03 31 11:46 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/ useful-insights-on-the-global-scenario-of-cotton-and-textile-industry http://www.sriyadithatextile.com//cotton/useful-insights-on-the-global-scenario-of-cotton-and-textile-industry.html Sriyadithatextile - useful-insights-on-the-global-scenario-of-cotton-and-textile-industry pcotton-council-international-is-organising-an-andlsquoinvitation-onlyandrsquo-seminar-evening-on-april-10-2015-at-trident-oberoi-mumbai-the-seminar-will-offer-useful-insights-on-the-global-scenario-of-cotton-and-the-cotton-textile-industry-the-industry-experts-and-the-key-decision-makers-from-the-cotton-textile-industry-would-gather-to-debate-on-how-india-can-take-a-lead-in-driving-the-cotton-consumption-and-how-cotton-would-continue-to-steer-the-growth-of-indian-textile-industryp pandnbspp pcotton-council-international-is-also-exhibiting-at-fiber-and-yarn-exposition-to-promote-a-revitalised-brand-vision-emphasising-us-cottonandrsquos-purity-quality-and-responsibility-our-excellent-quality-comes-from-our-farmers-who-are-passionate-about-their-crop-their-work-and-their-communities-cotton-usa-works-with-the-quality-manufacturers-in-the-world-to-ensure-that-the-consumers-get-the-best-quality-along-with-the-brand-cotton-usa-works-very-closely-with-more-than-12-cotton-usa-licensees-in-india-across-all-the-major-product-groups-which-include-yarns-apparel-fabrics-and-home-textilesp pandnbspp presponsible-and-transparent-fibre-sourcing-is-an-integral-part-of-the-cotton-usa-marketing-and-licensing-programme-which-operates-globally-and-offers-a-wide-range-of-services-cotton-council-internationalandrsquos-sourcing-programme-supports-buyers-in-sourcing-cotton-usa-from-raw-material-to-the-end-product-with-a-focus-on-responsible-cotton-production-and-sourcing-through-participation-in-the-cotton-leadsandtrade-programmep pandnbspp pat-the-cotton-usa-seminar-evening-cotton-council-international-and-supima-will-provide-information-about-the-global-cotton-market-and-sourcing-along-with-the-unique-promotional-and-marketing-services-that-the-us-cotton-industry-offers-mr-sean-callanan-manager-global-operations-cotton-council-international-would-present-on-the-economic-outlook-for-global-cotton-production-and-consumption-with-update-on-us-cotton-and-key-cotton-consuming-nationsp pandnbspp pandlsquosupimaandrsquo-often-referred-to-as-andldquocashmere-of-cottonsandrdquo-is-acknowledged-as-a-premium-fibre-with-an-exceptional-attributes-of-softness-strength-and-brilliance-of-colour-to-produce-luxury-products-in-2014-american-image-awards-honoured-supima-as-the-premium-fibre-brand-of-the-year-mr-marc-lewkowitz-executive-vice-president-supima-would-share-his-thoughts-on-how-supima-has-successfully-collaborated-with-the-global-premium-brands-and-retailersandnbspp pandnbspp pin-2015-16-indian-mills-are-projected-to-consume-54-million-metric-tons-of-cotton-fibre-which-accounts-for-22-per-cent-of-global-cotton-fibre-consumption-cotton-consumption-of-indian-textile-mills-have-grown-at-5-per-cent-cagr-in-last-5-years-a-period-which-was-amongst-one-of-the-most-challenging-period-for-the-cotton-industryp pandnbspp pcotton-textiles-have-contributed-significantly-to-indiaandrsquos-exports-this-is-also-supported-by-the-international-trade-theories-according-to-ricardoandrsquos-principle-of-revealed-comparative-advantage-rca-which-is-amongst-one-of-the-most-important-concepts-among-the-international-trade-economics-the-rca-of-indian-cotton-textiles-has-increased-from-197-to-312-in-last-5-years-which-highlights-competitiveness-of-indian-cotton-textiles pandnbspp pin-2014-indian-textile-industry-surpassed-the-us-100-billion-benchmark-and-to-add-another-us-100-billion-india-needs-to-gear-up-its-cotton-textile-exports-and-the-domestic-retail-consumption-cotton-usa-is-conducting-the-panel-discussion-where-eminent-members-from-various-sectors-of-cotton-textiles-value-chain-would-share-their-thoughts-on-andldquohow-india-can-take-a-leadership-position-in-cotton-consumption-in-the-near-futureandrdquop pstrongabout-cotton-usa-strong-cotton-usa-promotes-us-cotton-fibre-and-manufactured-cotton-products-around-the-globe-our-reach-extends-to-more-than-50-countries-through-17-offices-around-the-world-through-cotton-usa-programs-we-touch-lives-every-day-by-setting-the-global-standard-for-purity-quality-and-responsibility-we-promise-consistently-excellent-quality-to-inspire-your-unique-style-of-lifep p]]> 2015 03 31 10:43 http://www.sriyadithatextile.com/