Cotton and Textile Market News

China July cotton imports down 62 per cent on year at 105,700 tonnes: Trade website

BEIJING: China's cotton imports fell 62.3 percent in July from a year ago to 105,700 tonnes, trade website said, citing customs data.

Imports by China, the world's top cotton consumer, are already down by 33 percent this year to le   ....... Read More

August 18, 2015 710 Likes

Bhiwandi, Malegaon powerloom weavers stop production

Mumbai/Malegaon: Over ten lakh powerlooms in Bhiwandi and Malegaon - estimated to be over 50% of the total in India, have stopped production since huge losses the two textile centres incurred due to market slowdown and closure of processing units in Rajas   ....... Read More

August 18, 2015 677 Likes

Karnataka to set up textile training centre in Yadgir

The Karnataka state government is planning to set up a hi-tech textile training centre in Yadgir district, which has been identified as one of the backward districts of the state by the Nanjundappa Committee.

The proposed training centre would   ....... Read More

August 18, 2015 463 Likes

Spinning mills cut production as demand falls amid losses

Facing mounting losses due to a slowdown in both domestic and export demand, spinning mills in India, the world’s largest yarn exporter, have started cutting down on production for the first time in five years to prop up prices, according to senior indust   ....... Read More

August 18, 2015 651 Likes

Decline in cotton price disappoints farmers

Cotton growers in the district find themselves in a quandary due to the decline in prices.

At the Anthiyur Regulated Market the price has been hovering around Rs. 4,000 per quintal, which is Rs. 1,000 - Rs. 1,500 lesser than last year's procure   ....... Read More

August 18, 2015 650 Likes

Cotton blooms on global cues

Rajkot, August 17:

Cotton prices continued to move up on delay in rain and negative outlook report of cotton in international market. Kapas or raw cotton was also traded higher on slow arrival. Gujarat Sankar-6 cotton gained ₹200 to   ....... Read More

August 18, 2015 610 Likes

Rains bring hopes of a bumper cotton crop

Nagpur: Fears of a drought in the region have now turned into hopes of a bumper crop. Rains during the last fortnight have changed the situation. It is now expected that the cotton crop, which is always linked with Vidarbha's agricultural crisis, is expec   ....... Read More

August 18, 2015 548 Likes

Researchers press for alternate technology for BT Cotton

Researchers are vouching for revival of indigenous cotton by adopting novel technologies for spinning. Speaking at a seminar titled ‘Malkha: Birth of a New Fabric’, at Jiddu Krishnamurti Centre, Punjagutta, Uzramma, founder of Dastkar Andhra, which champi   ....... Read More

August 18, 2015 424 Likes

Power the handloom

RECENTLY August 7 was declared ‘Handloom Day’ by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Tamil Nadu. Indian handlooms have been famous through the ages, and even now, due to a few dynamic entrepreneurs, handwoven cottons, carpets and silks are making inroads into   ....... Read More

August 18, 2015 412 Likes

Cotton mills slash production as demand wanes

Bogged down by high input costs and subdued demand, cotton spinning mills are going slow on production. To take stock of the situation, representatives of the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry, South India Millers' Association, North Indian Millers   ....... Read More

August 18, 2015 513 Likes


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