| India : Firm cotton may force textile makers to raise prices again (October 22, 10)|
Denim and other textile manufacturers are expecting another round of rise in fabric prices with the recent 10-15 per cent rise in cotton prices this September.
| Karachi : Cotton yarn shortage: $1 billion foreign orders may be lost next (October 19, 10)|
The country is likely to lose at least a billion dollars of foreign orders next summer because of the acute shortage of cotton yarn on the local market, manufacturers-cum-exporters of value-added textile sector said on Monday. Expressing fear, they said the raw commodity's scarcity could curb the value-added textile sector from meeting the export deadline for the coming Christmas and New Year events in the West.
| karachi : Stable trend despite price ease, low volume on cotton market (October 19, 10)|
Firmness prevailed on the cotton market on Monday as mills and exporters continued buying to meet the urgent needs, dealers said. The Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) official spot rate was kept unchanged at Rs 7450, they said. In the ready business, some 16,000 bales of cotton changed hands between Rs 5350-7600, they said.
| India : Garment makers oppose cotton exports, fear deficit (October 19, 10)|
Domestic garment manufacturers have opposed exports of 5.5 million bales (170 kg each) raw cotton pointing to possible cotton deficit, under-utilisation of yarn and textile mills capacities apart from hike in costs for entire textiles industry.
| India : India approves export of 3.9 mn bales of cotton (October 19, 10)|
India has approved the export of 3.9 mn bales (170 kg per bale) of cotton on Monday. The Textile Commissioner's office has received applications for exporting 5.5 million bales which is the upper limit set by India Government. A senior executive from India who is responsible for cotton purchasing for a big textile conglomerate informed this correspondent that baring very few rejections from Commissioner's office he expects that the traders from India will export maximum amount.
| India : NTC to auction mills in Indore, Bangalore (October 18, 10)|
India's National Textiles Corp , which is selling its mill lands across the country, plans an online auction of 16.57 acre of surplus mill land in Indore from Oct 25 to Oct 27.