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14-Sep-2019  US-China trade war: Stakes high for Washington, higher for Beijing    
In the 1970s, America normalised relations with China, sending ping-pong teams. Today, China and America are playing a brasher version of ping-pong, with a tit-for-tat trade war, reneging on the agreement made in June 2019 where they agreed not to levy tariffs.In early August, US President Donald T Read More  

14-Sep-2019  U.S. import, export prices down in August    
U.S. import and export prices decreased in August, the U.S. Department of Labor reported on Friday. The price index for U.S. imports decreased 0.5 percent in August, after rising 0.1 percent in the previous month. With the exception of the August and June decreases, U.S. import prices advanced in e Read More  

14-Sep-2019  Cotton futures fall on weak domestic and export demand    
In the global market, Indian prices are 10-15 per cent higher than the US, Brazil and Pakistan. Cotton futures have fallen 6-7 per cent because of weak domestic and export demand, particularly from main buyers China, Bangladesh and Vietnam, traders said. Read More  

04-Sep-2019  How to boost India’s textile exports?    
Despite its size, India''s textile industry has struggled on the global market. India’s share in global textile exports has declined while countries like Bangladesh and Vietnam are expanding their market share. A new study suggests India’s textile exports are constrained by high costs, unhelpful cu Read More  

04-Sep-2019  Textile industry ready to adopt renewable sources of energy: Adil    
The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Punjab Chairman Adil Bashir has said that the textile industry is ready for adopting renewable (solar hybrid) energy solutions to deal with sustainability and competitiveness issues. Read More  

04-Sep-2019  Textile industry: Too many unfulfilled promises    
Nigerians should have every reason to be tired of reports of every government’s move to revive the textile industry since 1999 when democracy returned with some promise. Despite all the noise and vaunting about revamping the industry, it is still in a sorry state. Read More  

04-Sep-2019  Alarm at falling cotton price    
The sharp fall in price of cotton bale in the national market and the declining exports of cotton yarn is an ominous sign for the huge cotton trade and the processing industry in erstwhile undivided Adilabad district. Read More  

04-Sep-2019  US cotton, peanuts at risk as Hurricane Dorian turns north    
With Florida orange groves seemingly escaping major damage from Hurricane Dorian, concern now turns to soy, corn and cotton fields as well as livestock in Georgia and the Carolinas as the hurricane churns northward. Read More  

04-Sep-2019  Waterlogging kills 8% of cotton crop    
Recent relentless rains have burst the bubbles forcotton farmers of state, who were expecting a bumper harvest with state looking at over 8 per cent crop damage due waterlogging in farm fields. Read More  

04-Sep-2019  Slow trading on cotton market    
The cotton market failed to expand trading activity on Tuesday as buyers remained focused on quality lint. The world leading cotton markets also remained slow where almost all the markets closed easy. It is feared that heavy rains in Sindh and Punjab could have extensively damaged the cotton crop c Read More