Textiles firm Welspun India plans to invest up to Rs 1,000 crore in the next fiscal to scale up its yarn and cotton production at its two plants in Gujarat,
Pest attack including that white-fly and mealy bug has been observed on cotton crop in Punjab, with Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) asking farmers to take recommended steps to prevent damage.
Cotton production in the country is likely to decline by 12 per cent to 30 million bales in the 2012-13 marketing year starting this month, according to a latest USDA
Amid scanty rainfall this year, the area under cotton cultivation in India is expected to decline by 10 to 15 per cent from the present 122 lakh hectares during this
Although foodgrain production is expected to grow in 2012-13, the cotton and sugarcane output is projected to fall, economic think tank CMIE has said.
"In 2012-13, production of foodgrains is
The textiles industry today said further exports of cotton could lead to shortage of the commodity in the domestic market and traders would be forced to buy it from abroad
The government has lifted a ban on cotton exports, the trade minister said on Monday, after a series of policy flip-flops from the world's second-biggest producer of the fibre, a
Turkey has expressed its willingness to withdraw safeguard duty on imports of Indian cotton yarn within a year, provided India refrains from pursuing legal proceedings at the WTO, sources said.
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