| India : Curbs on export of cotton, yarn (December 23, 10)|
After the onion fiasco, the government does not seem to be taking any chances with cotton and cotton yarn, which provide livelihood to over 6 crore farmers and industry workers.
| India : Handicrafts exports up 19 % in April-November (December 23, 10)|
Even as several leading economists across the world continue to express fears about the possibilities of a double dip depression, the average consumer abroad does not seem to be so very bothered when it comes to buying Indian handicrafts items.
| India : Fresh registration for cotton exports to begin in January (December 23, 10)|
The registration for exports of the remaining 2.5 million bales (1 billion = 170 kgs) of cotton – the total allocation was for 5.5 million bales – is likely to start in the first week of January.
| India : Domestic cotton prices surge 8% on export hopes (December 23, 10)|
Cotton prices soared 8% in four days in domestic market after a government statement revived hopes for exporters. Prices rose by Rs 3,500 to touch Rs 43,000 per candy (256 kg) in Gujarat. International prices too hit a new peak of 159.12 cents per lb on Tuesday.
| India : Govt. welcomes all for new cotton exports registration (December 23, 10)|
The Government Wednesday welcomed all cotton exporters (new and old) for registration of the remaining portion of the 5.5 million bales (of 170 kg) that is allowed for shipments this cotton season (October 2010-September 2011).
| Bangladesh : Unavailability of Indian cotton adds to woes of our textiles: President, BCA (December 22, 10)|
Industry’s white gold ‘cotton’ has been talk of the town longly. One after other related trade policies and prices issues make-up current cotton market milieu. The story goes same for cotton sector in Bangladesh too. With a goal to bring out to date picture in the sector, News team at Fibre2fashion met up with Mr Muhammad Ayub, President for Bangladesh Cotton Association (BCA).