| India : TN CM asks PM to suspend cotton exports (December 03, 10)|
Expressing concern that the continuing export of cotton and cotton yarn would affect the textile sector in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has urged the Prime Minister to immediately suspend exports till requirements of domestic industry are met.
| Pakistan : Prices, off-take volume turn upward on cotton market tracks (December 01, 10)|
Steady trend was seen on the cotton market on Monday as the prices again started looking ahead on the back of rising trend in the international and partly because of short crop position, dealers said. The Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) spot rate was unchanged at Rs 8,50o.
| Bangladesh : Govt sanctions another Tk 1 billion for RMG exporters (December 01, 10)|
Bangladesh Finance Minister, AMA Muhith recently revealed that, the government has sanctioned Tk one billion, an additional incentive for small and medium scale readymade garment exporters, so as to help them to boost their competitiveness in the international market.
| India : Gujarat ginners foray into yarn spinning (December 01, 10)|
Gujarat which is the biggest raw cotton producer in India, sells 70 percent of the same outside the same as there are very few spinning mills in the state to consume the cotton. This has led a few ginners to consider forward integration and consider setting up spinning mills.
| India : Cotton prices cast shadow on polyester (December 01, 10)|
Skewed demand for synthetic yarn by textile producers, following a dramatic escalation in cotton prices, has opened opportunities for man-made fibre producers. India’s largest corporate Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) will benefit most from the trend.
| India : EU seeks Indian waiver for duty-free imports from Pakistan (December 01, 10)|
The European Union has sought India’s support for its proposal to give Pakistan duty-free access to a number of goods into the European market as part of its flood relief package , a demand that has not gone down with the trade and textiles ministries.