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21-Oct-2020  Telangana cotton farmers fall prey to private traders, sell produce for a loss    
Already hit by the untimely rains in October, cotton farmers of erstwhile Warangal district and Khammam thronged the Enumamula agriculture market and sold their produce for a loss to private traders on Tuesday. Read More  

21-Oct-2020  Uklana gets procurement centre for cotton    
Farmers from Uklana and nearby areas in Hisar will not have to go to grain markets in faraway Barwala or Bhuna to sell cotton crop as the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has approved procurement centre at Uklana. Read More  

21-Oct-2020  Non-textile exports contract 5.6pc    
Pakistan’s non-textile exports shrank 5.63 per cent year-on-year to $2.01 billion in the first quarter of current fiscal year due to delays of orders amid Covid-19-related closures in major export markets, latest data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics showed. Read More  

21-Oct-2020  Affected by heavy rains, cotton prices take a hit in Telangana''s Khammam    
The excessive rains hit the cotton farmer very adversely who are in no position to get the minimum support price of Rs 5,825 per quintal. Traders are offering Rs 1,300 per quintal for cotton that, they claim, lacks quality. Read More  

21-Oct-2020  Fall in cotton production: Govt accused of not providing quality seed to growers    
Pakistan Kissan Ittehad central chairman Chaudhry Muhammad Anwar Tuesday accused the government of not framing a policy to ensure quality seed and adulteration-free pesticides to cotton growers. Read More  

21-Oct-2020  Bangladesh garment workers pray for orders as pandemic shreds exports    
Bangladesh is the world''s second-largest apparel producer after China, but its industry leaders say international retailers are either refraining from placing orders, delaying buying decisions or demanding steep price cuts Bangladesh garment factory owner Shahidullah Azim laid off 20% of his worke Read More  

21-Oct-2020  Second wave may deal a severe blow to garment sector: exporters    
Bangladesh garment factory owner Shahidullah Azim laid off 20 per cent of his workers in the wake of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Now watching the second wave build in Europe and the United States, Azim is staring at "an unprecedented crisis". Read More  

19-Oct-2020  Relentless monsoon rains hit cotton crop in Maharashtra    
The relentless monsoon rains, which have ravaged large parts of Vidarbha and Marathwada region of Maharashtra, has now started affecting the cotton crop. Local farmers and leaders of Shetkari Sangthana want early procurement of cotton by Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) and Maharashtra State Co-op Read More  

15-Oct-2020  Cotton, chilly in 1.60 lakh acres damaged in Khammam district    
According to reports available so far, the Joint director Agriculture, Khammam district, M Vijayanirmala, said that they have reports of damage to crops in 84,000 acres. This consists of paddy in 47,000 acres, cotton 37,000 acres, in addition to other crops. The extent of damage could be more and d Read More  

15-Oct-2020  Cotton spot rate rises further by Rs150 to Rs9800    
The Spot Rate Committee of the Karachi Cotton Association on Wednesday has increased the spot rate by Rs 150 per maund and closed it at Rs 9800. The local cotton market remained bullish on Wednesday. Market sources told that due to increase in the rate of cotton the buyers were not taking interest. Read More