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Government support to cotton sector increase by 33pc in 2017-18

Subsidies to the cotton sector took a major jump in the 2017-18 season including direct support to production, border protection, crop insurance subsidies, and...

ICAC global cotton consumption forecast at 27.5 million tonnes for 2018/19

According to the November 2018 Cotton report, next season the industry is likely to see declining numbers in many major categories. Due to uncertainties...

Tax abolition on cotton import urged

Pakistan needs at least 4 million bales of cotton to overcome the shortage of the commodity. Mr Aftab Alam, Karachi Cotton Association expressed his...

BCI better cotton accounts for 14% of global cotton production

BCI 2017 annual report launched at the BCI Global Cotton Conference revealed Better Cotton accounts for 14% of cotton production globally with an increase...

Pests attack cotton crop in Multan

In South Punjab the cotton crop has entered a critical stage as sucking and chewing pests have attacked the harvest. In most of the...

A rise in Cotton prices

Since the water crisis worsening each day and water in Mangla Dam is touching low level the rains in central Punjab and parts of...

6% drop in world cotton ending stocks 2018-19

According to USDA, US department of agriculture 2018-19 cotton projections, global cotton stocks are forecast to decrease. They are projected at 83 million bales...

Egyptian cotton production areas expected to rise up to 400,000 feddans

On YOY basis the total cotton cultivation areas has increased by 100,000 feddans to about 321,787 feddans because of increase in demand for Egyptian...

Persistent bullish outlook in cotton

Cotton prices remained on the higher side on January 12, 2018 owing to a short supply of quality lint and rising trend on the...

Pakistan cotton production increased by 7.2%

Higher cotton production by Sindh and Punjab helped the country improve its overall output by 7.16% YoY up to Dec 31, 2017, according to...