To boost recovery of China’s cotton market, Beijing aims to buy half a million tons of Xinjiang cotton for state reserves. China’s cotton market has been on decline ever since US announced ban on cotton made in Xinjiang.
Beijing has announced plans to buy between 300,000 and 500,000 tons of Xinjiang cott... Read more
The Textile Advisory Group (TAG) plans to develop a Yarn Index System to control the high volatility in Indian cotton yarn prices that have disrupted the entire textile value chain in recent months. Comprising senior officials from the Union ministries of textiles, agriculture and farmers’ welfare, commerce, as w... Read more
In May 2022, China’s PSF exports increased 24.4 per cent Y-o-Y and 0.8 per cent M-o-M to 90,000 tons. Imports declined 44.4 per cent Y-o-Y and 8.5 per cent M-o-M to 6,500 tons. However, in the first five months of 2022, exports declined by 4.6 per cent Y-o-Y to 19,200 tons, says a CCF Group report.
China gave ... Read more
Kater Hake, Vice President-Agricultural and Environmental Research Cotton Incorporated, defines a sustainable cotton as a type of cotton that meets the current needs of human being without compromising on the wants of the future generation. Speaking at the 78th International Cotton Advisory Committee meet, ha... Read more
A group of textile industry and trade associations in China have condemned the US’ ‘Xinjiang bill’ saying, it endangers the security of the global textile industry. The bill was signed by the US President Joe Biden this month as a part of the US initiative to curb forced labor. It aims to cu... Read more
India is the one of the largest cotton exporters in the world. Exports of cotton yarn and fabrics export account for about 23 per cent of India’s total textiles and apparel export. As per a CCF Group report, in May 2021, India exported cotton yarn worth 101.1 kt a 75.71 per cent rise year-on-year and 12... Read more
Held from March 17-19, 2021 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, the 2021 Yarn Expo Spring focused on smart recycling technologies and customization. The meticulously planned expo managed to meet the multi-functional demands of its consumers. Yarn producers attending the expo, deliber... Read more
The US-China trade war intensified recently with the Trump administration banning cotton imports from the sprawling Chinese quasi-military organization, Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC).
As per a report, the XPCC produces more than 2/3 of China’s cotton. In 2019, the organization expor... Read more
At International Textile Manufacturers Federation’s (ITMF) Hybrid ITMF Annual Conference 2020 held on October 22, 2020, the Committee of Management of the Federation elected new board members for 2020-22. Ruizhe Sun, President, China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC), was elected the new pres... Read more
A new report by the RGE Group underlines its commitment to invest $200 million in next-generation textile fiber innovation and technology over a 10-year period. Released a week before the annual Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference, the report advances RGE’s ambition to develop a closed loop, circ... Read more
Although colored cotton is not new to India, the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) through its All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Cotton plans to commercially release colored cotton by 2021.
Five colored cotton lines on the anvil
Under AICRP, ICAR will release four to five color... Read more