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  • India expects to sell 1.5 mn bales of cotton to Bangladesh to cut record closing stock: CCI CMD

    Sep 19, 2020 11:53 AM

    State-owned Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) expects to sell 1-1.5 million bales of cotton to Bangladesh to liquidate surplus stocks, a top company official said on Wednesday. In an interview with PTI, Cotton Corporation of India Chairman Pradeep Kumar Agarwal said the exports would take place on a government-to-government basis and the shipments could start from next month onwards. He said Indias closing stock of cotton is likely to touch 9 million bales by the end of the current marketing year 2019-20 (October to September). One bale is equal to 170 kg.

  • DTN Cotton Closing: Cotton Settles Lower

    By Sep 19, 2020 11:52 AM

    December Cotton ended Friday down 0.50 cent as some disappointed speculators liquidated positions. This week the market saw a disruptive hurricane, plus super positive sales, but could not make bullish headway. Thus, the disappointment turned into selling. Additionally, with the U.S.-China relations seemingly on the rocks, some traders were unwilling to take long positions into the weekend.

  • Improving water security in Maharashtras cotton-growing villages

    By Sep 18, 2020 11:39 AM

    Maharashtra saw a 23 per cent increase in the sowing of kharif crops this season, compared to last year. Sowing was complete on 12.9 million of the 14.2 million hectares (ha) net sown area as of July 31, 2020, government data showed.

  • Indias cotton exports set for revival over global demand for masks, lower domestic prices

    By Sep 18, 2020 11:35 AM

    After witnessing a major slump in the lockdown period due to procurement issues, India’s cotton exports seem set to revive. According to Indian Cotton Association’s estimates, cotton exports are now expected to touch 65 lakh bales this year against its June estimate of 40 lakh bales — a 63 per cent improvement. Last year, India exported 50 lakh bales of cotton, showed data from Cotton Corporation of India (CCI).

Interview
  • SUCCESS STORY OF FARMER IN MH

    BABAN YEDE (Contact No 9503490538)

    Farmer 23/Aug/2017

    Myself Baban Bhagwan Yede, staying At Post Anjanvati Village, Dist. Beed, (MH). I stay in a village whose population is about3000 and nearly 350 families belong to the farming community. I am 56 years farmer and did my 4th Std. My educational carrier I had decided to do the farming in a better way. I am having 13 acres of land, in which we use 4 acres of land for growing cotton, 5 acres of land for growing Udit and on balance 3 acres other crop like turmeric etc.

  • ACCORDING TO MUKESH TAYEGI JI GOVERNMENT SHOULD ALLOW DUTY FREE IMPORT AND EXPORT OF RAW COTTON

    MUKESH TAYEGI VICE PRESIDENT OF NITMA

    NITMA 19/Aug/2017

    ACCORDING TO MUKESH TAYEGI JI GOVERNMENT SHOULD ALLOW DUTY FREE IMPORT AND EXPORT OF RAW COTTON WHICH IS CURRENTLY IN POLICY AND SHOULD BE CONTINUED, TO HAVE GOOD TRADE IN UPCOMING DAYS.

  • SUCCESS STORY OF FARMER IN MH

    Vinod Dhangar (Contact No.8888382972)

    Farmer 12/Aug/2017

    Myself Vinod Ravindra Dhangar, staying at Visteda Village, Dist. Jalgaon, (MH). I stay in a village whose population is about 20000 and nearly 800-900 families belong to the farming community. I am 30 years old farmer and did my SSC. My father is doing farming from years together but the type of farming was a traditional one. After my educational carrier, I had decided to help my father and to do the farming in a better way. I am having 8 acres of land, in which we use 5 acres of land for growing cotton, and on balance 3 acres another crop like Moong.

Spot Prices
Cotton: Maharashtra (10/Sep 02:57 PM)

AGD (BB/29M) 34,700 -100 -0.29 %
Akola (Fardar/25/27M) 0 0 100.00 %
NGP (MECH-1/28M) 0 0 100.00 %
NGP (MECH-1/29M) 35,900 -100 -0.28 %
Yarn: Punjab (10/Sep 03:08 PM)

Ludhiana(20S Comb(Wrap)) 166 6 3.75 %
Future Prices (19/Sep 11:10 AM)
ICE Cotton No.2 (USC/LB)
Dec 31, 2020 65.66 -0.37 -0.56 %
Mar 01, 2021 66.58 -0.39 -0.58 %
May 31, 2021 67.35 -0.58 -0.85 %
ZCE (Yuan/Ton)
Nov 30, 2020 12,465.00 -320.00 -2.50 %
Jan 31, 2021 12,770.00 -205.00 -1.58 %
Mar 31, 2021 12,920.00 450.00 3.61 %
Exchange Rates (19/Sep 11:11 AM)
1 US $ = Rs 73.46
0.12 0.16%
1 UK £ = Rs 95.23
0.18 0.19%
1 Eur € = Rs 87.22
0.31 0.36%
100 ¥en = Rs 73.46
3.48 4.97%
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