Economy: US peaks, China moderate, EU lacklustre
In the global economy, diverging confidence indicators point to uneven expansion and producer confidence in manufacturing, says Edwin De Boeck, Chief Economist, KBC Group (a leading Belgian bank), while presenting his views in a Euratex convention in Brussels.
Cotton, yarn export rule eased
With the continuous decline in prices of cotton and yarn, and marked drop in buying of cotton from China, the Union Government is making attempts to bail out the domestic industry and farmers in India.
Big brands grow by 9.98 points: CMAI Apparel Index
CMAI's Apparel Index this Quarter (July-Sept Q2 FY 2014-15) clearly sets apart the performance of two sets of brands. First, the ´Big Brands´, those with a turnover of Rs 25 crore
Cotton fall triggers off big MSP operation
The Cotton Association of India (CAI) has placed the cotton crop for the season 2014-15 beginning on 1st October 2014 at 405.50 lakh bales of 170 kg. each.
Cotton prices fall, acreage rises
With cotton prices falling below the minimum support price levels, the Cotton Corporation of India has begun procurement in the select markets of Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra
Global cotton prices' decline to continue
At the end of 2013/14, international cotton prices were around 80 US cents/lb and have continued falling in the first two months of the new season. Given the predicted 1.8 million tons of surplus cotton production and changes in China's cotton policy,
Cotton prices stable; haze over China's policy
The USDA's latest report featured an increase to global figures for 2014/15 beginning stocks (+336,000 bales, to 100.3 million) and production (+376,000 bales, to 118.0 million) as well as a decrease to the estimate for world consumption (-479,000 bales, to 112.1 million).