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  • Pakistan plans Rs10b research fund to boost cotton output

    By Jan 19, 2018 3:18 PM

    The Pakistan government is likely to announce a Rs10-billion research development fund in an effort to boost cotton production next season as the harvest remains unimpressive for the past few years.

  • BT cotton seeds effective: Monsanto to government

    By Jan 19, 2018 3:16 PM

    Terming that industry body NSAI's threat to stop sale of BT cotton seeds as "irresponsible", US-based biotech major Monsanto's India JV firm MMBL has written to the government asserting that its BT technology seeds continues to be effective in controlling pest.

  • Modest business Witnessed

    By Jan 19, 2018 11:03 AM

    Modest business was witnessed on the cotton market on Thursday as both mills and spinners showed reservation for new deals, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 7,500, they added. In ready session, over 2,000 bales of cotton changed hands between 7400-8000, they said. In both Sindh and the Punjab, seed cotton prices were same at Rs 2800 and Rs 3500, they said.

  • DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Gains Well Off Early Highs

    By Jan 19, 2018 10:56 AM

    Traders digested news of the economy in China, the world’s largest cotton consumer, gaining steam, and looked ahead to the U.S. weekly export sales-shipments report. Cotton futures finished higher but well off the highs Thursday as traders digested news of the economy gaining steam in the world’s largest cotton user and looked ahead to the U.S. weekly export sales report.

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  • 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 (19/Jan 12:41 PM)

AGD (BB/29M) 40,800 200 0.49 %
Akola (Fardar/25/27M) 36,500 0 0.00 %
NGP (MECH-1/28M) 39,500 0 0.00 %
NGP (MECH-1/29M) 41,800 0 0.00 %
Yarn: Punjab (18/Jan 01:17 PM)

Ludhiana(20S Comb(Wrap)) 179 0 0.00 %
Future Prices (19/Jan 06:29 PM)
ICE Cotton No.2 (USC/LB)
Mar 31, 2018 83.18 0.14 0.17 %
May 31, 2018 83.53 0.16 0.19 %
Jul 31, 2018 83.91 0.19 0.23 %
ZCE (Yuan/Ton)
Mar 31, 2018 0.00 -15,100.00 -100.00 %
May 31, 2018 15,315.00 25.00 0.16 %
Jul 31, 2018 0.00 -15,435.00 -100.00 %
Exchange Rates (19/Jan 03:05 PM)
1 US $ = Rs 63.73
-0.04 -0.06%
1 UK £ = Rs 88.68
0.08 0.09%
1 Eur € = Rs 78.25
0.10 0.13%
100 ¥en = Rs 57.63
0.08 0.14%
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