Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Govt asks dealers to procure cotton at prescribed price
Govt asks dealers to procure cotton at prescribed price
Aug '11
The Tanzanian Government has issued directions to all Regional Commissioners asking them to prevent all the dealers from procuring cotton at a price less than the prescribed price of Sh900.

The order to this effect was passed by the Parliament when a question was raised whether the Government was aware that some of the dealers were persuading cotton cultivators to sell their crop at very low prices.

While issuing the order, the Tanzanian Government said that world cotton prices are prevailing at good levels and have gone up from Sh500 per kg to around Sh900 to Sh1000 per kg.

However, feeling that the prices have yet not stabilized, the Government has constituted a special commission to study the fluctuations in the price of cotton. The commission is soon likely to lay its findings before the Government to aid it decide the future course of action.

According to the Government order, pending submission of report by the commission, the cotton dealers are not expected to procure cotton produce at a price lower than Sh900 per kg.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 5th Dec 2016

EC proposes new tax rules to support e-commerce in EU

The European Commission (EC) has unveiled a series of measures to...

Apparel/Garments | On 5th Dec 2016

Traders to intensify adoption of digital payments

Adoption of digital payments in their existing business format would...

Textiles | On 5th Dec 2016

No restriction on cotton import via Karachi port: Dastgir

The government has not imposed any restriction on import of Indian...

Interviews View All

Divyesh Mashruwala
Akshar Industries

Surat dominates foiling, embossing and pleating

Frank Gossmann
Rotorcraft AG

‘RT3 motto is: Do not check millimetres, check colours.’

Viral Desai
Zenitex Mill Pvt Ltd

Full of green energy

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

December 2016

December 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search