India: Comprehensive Powerloom Cluster Development Scheme will continue

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its approval for continuation of the Comprehensive Powerloom Cluster Development Scheme (CPCDS), a Central Sector Plan Scheme,...

India: Duty drawback rates for T&C exports hiked

The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has welcomed the hike in duty drawback rates. Last week, the Finance Ministry has rationalized the duty drawback...

Australia: 9% drop in cotton output estimated due to drought

Farmers will pick about 4 million bales of 227 kilograms (500 pounds) from an estimated 4.4 million bales in 2012-2013, according to Cotton Australia....

India: Cotton losing to soyabean in Vidarbha

Area under cotton cultivation is fast dwindling in Vidarbha as farmers shift to more lucrative crops, like soyabean. In Amravati division alone, area under...

Pakistan: Cotton market steady

Steady conditions prevail in Pakistan’s cotton market as buyers picked up any sale offer that came their way. The tight seed cotton supply is...

India: Cotton arrivals in North start, price zooms by 25%

Cotton crop has started arriving in the markets of Punjab and Haryana, and growers can hope for a remunerative price this season.  The price...

India: Ministry plans Cotton Distribution Policy

The Textiles Ministry is planning a cotton distribution policy that proposes to impose a 10 percent duty on shipments of the commodity beyond a...

Bangladesh’s RMG export to non-traditional market grew 28.75% in 2012-13

Bangladesh’s Ready Made Garments (RMG) exports to Non-Traditional Markets (NTM) registered US$ 2974.04 million during FY 2012-13 (July-June). The exports in value terms witnessed...

Bangladesh Ready Made Garment exports to India grew by 36.70% in FY 2012-13

Bangladesh’s export of Ready-Made Garments (RMG) to India registered US$ 75.21 million in FY 2012-13 (July-June) which is higher by 36.70% than export value...

India: Textiles Minister calls for roadmap for doubling cotton production

The Union Minister for Textiles Dr K. S. Rao, has said that a roadmap should be drawn up by the cotton industry to support...

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