The government today approved additional financial support to reimburse "anticipated losses" in disposal of cotton being procured by the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) during 2014-15.
The Cabinet Committee on
Affected by sluggish Chinese demand the country has exported only 4. 5 million bales of cotton so far and the overall shipments are expected to fall by 29 per
India's cotton exports are expected to decline 23% to 7. 7 million bales in the 2014-15 marketing year starting August due to tight domestic supplies following a likely fall in
India's cotton production this year is projected to be 376 lakh bales (170 kg each) - 15 lakh bales higher than the earlier estimates - on account of better yields
The country earned foreign exchange worth Rs 2. 32 lakh crore by exporting wheat and cotton to foreign countries Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said
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
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