| India : Apparel exports likely to decline by over three p.c. in 2010-11 (January 24, 11)|
Apparel exports are expected to decline by over three per cent to USD 10.2 billion in 2010-11 year-on-year, due to the higher cost of fabrics in the local market.
| India : Cotton Board over estimated production (January 24, 11)|
The Southern India Millsí Association (SIMA) said the Cotton Advisory Board (CABís) has over estimated the production and under estimated the consumption. According to industry experts any further export of cotton would serioded the quantity decided by Group of Ministers by two lakh bales.
| India : India steps up pressure for cotton exports (January 22, 11)|
India, the world's second top producer of cotton, stepped up pressure on sluggish exporters on Friday as the farm minister gave them more time to organise overseas sales and suggested export levels could rise. India, the world's second-biggest producer, had permitted 5.5 million bales for exports from October 1 but met a poor response because rains hit harvests.
| India : Exports may exceed $210 b in 2010-11, says DGFT (January 22, 11)|
The recent improvement in the export performance has made it possible for the country's total exports in 2010-11 to cross $210-billion mark, according to Mr Anup Kumar Pujari, Director General Foreign Trade.
| India : Cotton export ceiling of 55 L bales retained by CoS (January 22, 11)|
The Committee of Secretaries (CoS) today met to review the cotton exports trends and retained the ceiling of 55 lakh bales of natural fibre shipments for the current cotton season as of now.
| India : Decision on raising cotton export cap after Feb 10 (January 22, 11)|
Even as the Union Agriculture Minister, Mr Sharad Pawar, on Friday, said that the Centre may consider allowing more cotton exports in the wake of a better-than-expected crop, a Committee of Secretaries (CoS) has decided not to take any call till February 10.