Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / India becomes largest cotton exporter to China
India becomes largest cotton exporter to China
16
Jul '12
India has overtaken the US to become the largest cotton exporter to China.
 
Between September 2011 and May 2012, China imported 1.783 million tons of cotton from India, compared to import of 993,000 tons of cotton from the US.
 
During the same period, China also imported 374,000 tons of cotton from Australia, 332,000 tons from Brazil and 242,000 tons from Uzbekistan.
 
These five countries together accounted for about 86.5 percent of China’s total cotton imports during the period.
 
Last month, China imported 476,000 tons of cotton, showing a 296.6 percent or 356,000 tons rise over 120,000 tons of cotton imported in June last year.
 
During September 2011 to June 2012 period, China imported 4.7288 million tons of cotton, registering an increase of 2.5182 million tons or 113.9 percent year-on-year.
 
From 2003 to 2010, China’s average cotton imports for months of July and August were 207,000 tons and 221,000 tons respectively, with maximum imports of 290,000 tons and 286,000 tons in July and August 2005, respectively.
 
However, based on the current trend of cotton imports this year, Chinese cotton imports in July and August this year is likely to surpass average cotton imports during the same months in previous years.
 
The volume of Chinese cotton imports is projected to be around 300,000 tons during the July and August months, which would take the total cotton imports this year to about 5.3 million tons, which would be a record high.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China


Must ReadView All

Indian textile & apparel exports fall 13% in Jan 2018

Textiles | On 17th Feb 2018

Indian textile & apparel exports fall 13% in Jan 2018

A decline of 13 per cent year-on-year has been observed in the...

Brazilian cotton prices move up in first fortnight

Textiles | On 17th Feb 2018

Brazilian cotton prices move up in first fortnight

Cotton prices rose in Brazil in the first fortnight of February, as...

Courtesy: OrganoClick

Textiles | On 17th Feb 2018

OrganoClick introduces OrganoTex for water repellency

OrganoClick has introduced OrganoTex, a textile impregnation product...

Interviews View All

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli
Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

‘The percentage share of printing in the global textile market is pretty...

C. Dhandayuthapani
Mag Solvics Pvt. Ltd

ITME 2016 exploited our full strength like never before

Mohammad Mamun Ar Rashid
UL VS Bangladesh Ltd

Productivity, creativity and innovation play a vital role in the growth of ...

Liz Manning

<div><b>Liz Manning</b>, Business Development Manager at Catexel, has...

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Sidharth Sinha
Sidharth Sinha

<b>Sidharth Sinha</b> has contributed to the successful rebirth and...

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir
Walnut

<b>Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir</b> started their career with the launch of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

February 2018

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

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
70.3%
No
12.9%
Skip
16.8%

Total Votes: 101

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.4%
No
29.7%
Skip
6.9%

Total Votes: 101

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
88.1%
No
8.9%
Skip
3.0%

Total Votes: 101

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
83.2%
No
7.9%
Skip
8.9%

Total Votes: 101


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search