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Drastic fall in cotton production feared by Pakistan Agriculture Research committee

Pakistan’s overall estimated cotton crop production has reduced from 14.2 million bales to 10.847 million bales as compared to previous years cotton production of...

10pc decline in global cotton stocks projected in 2018-19

The 2018-19 season projection is foreseen with a reduction of 3pc in production, 3pc increase in consumption as well as a 10% drop in...

Egypt allocates LE24 billion to develop textile sector and cotton industry

To modernize the state owned textile sector, Egyptian government has allotted LE24 billion, which may still increase. Under the supervision of the Ministry of...

Cotton Crop Assessment Committee meeting in August

In the second week of August, Cotton Crop Assessment Committee (CCAC) will meet to take stock of the output of major cash crop of...

2018/19 Projected consumption at a record of 27.5 million tonnes

Although China’s tariffs on US cotton helped drag international prices down from June’s season-high of 101.7 cents per pound, strong demand in Asia and...

New cotton variety to boost textile industry

The National Committee on Naming, Registration and Release of Crop Materials has approved two new Bt cotton varieties, MRC 7377BG11 and MRC7361BG11. Professor Alex Akpa,...

Burlington introduces ReGenesis™ – a new level of sustainability for the...

Burlington is introducing sustainable fabrics called ReGenesis™ which is a renewable fabric collection for the eco-conscious outdoor enthusiast. Mr Nelson Bebo, vice president technical sales...

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...

Textile group exports contract

According to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, in June 2018 the textile exports contracted by 1.94% over the same month previous year and remained $1.194...

Govt. to develop best quality cotton seed for higher yield

Dr Ghazanfar, additional secretary of agriculture said that the govt. was striving hard to develop best quality cotton seed varieties for getting higher yield. At...