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China deal and cotton
United States-China trade deal (Phase-1) recently raises hopes for the cotton sector. On the day when the United States-China trade deal (Phase 1) was signed in Washington, DC, cotton growers gathered for the Plains Cotton Growers’ Board meeting, to talk about 2019 crop, trade situation and the cotton market.
Cotton harvest and lower yields
Yields in the High Plains of Texas are expected to be below what was expected. “Yields are 25-30 per cent off the normal,” stated Mark Brown, director of field services for Lubbock-based Plains Cotton Growers (PCG), Inc.
China signaling buying US cotton
China has started showing interest in buying United States’ cotton. There has been some movement in the United States’ cotton to China, which is a positive signal.
Branding is an important marketing tool
Brand sells, and it is an important marketing tool. Bruce Atherley, Executive Director of Cotton Council International has brought his successful marketing and brand experience to the United States’ cotton sector to increase the global share of US cotton.
PCGA rejects proposed withdrawal of cotton import duties
The Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) has opposed the recommendation of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) to withdraw 4 per cent customs duty and 5 per cent sales tax on the import of cotton from India and other countries, especially when the country had already suffered a loss of Rs 500 billion due to reduced cotton production.
Optimism on Texas cotton crop
Cotton crop from Texas will be good, this year. With Christmas on the horizon, harvest in the High Plains of Texas is nearly completed with about 85-90 per cent of crop harvested.
Texas awaits bumper cotton crop
Cotton crop in Texas this season will be exceptional in terms of yield. Over 50 people representing different regions of Texas and the entire spectrum of the cotton industry that included producers, agricultural lenders,etc.
Recipe to boost cotton sector
Maintaining the market share, enhancing consumer awareness and continuous investments in R and D are needed to advance the cotton sector. Steve Verett, Executive Vice President of Lubbock, TX-based Plains Cotton Growers, etc.