| India : Seminar to create awareness on handloom exports (October 12, 10)|
Handloom Export promotion Council, Chennai and Weavers' Service Centre, Imphal jointly organized a seminar on handloom exports awareness.
| Karachi : Cotton prices keep moving up with increasing exporters', mills' buying; NY futures settle at 15 years' high (October 12, 10)|
Some sizeable cotton lots were lifted by cotton exporters, while spinners and textile millers were visible in lifting despite price kept rising pace mainly on the foreign grounds, during the week ended on October 9,2010. NY futures settled at highest level in 15 years.
| India : Govt. should reinstate duty drawback refund on cotton yarn: NITMA (October 12, 10)|
The government needs to reinstate the recent withdrawal of duty drawback refund on cotton yarn exports as it is impacting the spinning industry, said Rajiv Sharma, Secretary General, The Northern India Textile Mills Association (NITMA) to SME Times.
| India : Cotton export registrations hit annual cap in first 10 days (October 12, 10)|
Barely 10 days after the government opened registration of cotton exports for the current season, total quantity of contracts for the natural fibre to be shipped has touched the ceiling of 55 lakh bales.
| India : Registration for cotton exports suspended (October 12, 10)|
The textile commissioner has suspended cotton exports registration saying they have received applications equivalent to the quantity earmarked for this season that is 5.5 million bales.
| Pakistan : Cotton prices again flare up on renewed buying support (October 11, 10)|
This season (2010-11), heavy monsoons, besides damaging cotton crop, have generally delayed crop maturity. In some cotton areas, monsoon rains shed flowers and later new flowers appeared on plants, which would further extend crop period.