Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / China's cotton imports skyrocket in 2012
China's cotton imports skyrocket in 2012
17
Jan '13
China’s cotton imports surged by 52.7 percent year-on-year to 5.137 million tons in 2012, the China Cotton Association said citing the data released by the General Administration of Customs.
 
In December 2012, China imported 532,000 tons of cotton, down 260,000 tons or 32.7 percent year-on-year. However, cotton imports during the month increased by a sharp 75.3 percent over 302,000 tons of cotton imported during November 2012.
 
According to the association, the average import price of cotton in December was US$ 1,947/ton, down US$ 155/ton or 7.4 percent compared to price of previous month. Cotton import price fell for the first time below US$ 2,000/ton since August 2010.
 
In the first four months of 2012-13 cotton marketing year, China’s cotton imports have declined by 18.1 percent year-on-year to 1.371 million tons.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 18th Jan 2017

China lays out plan to boost foreign investment

The Government of China has outlined measures to boost foreign...

Prime Minister Theresa May speaking on the UK government's negotiating objectives for exiting the EU. Courtesy: UK government

Textiles | On 18th Jan 2017

UK to pursue trade agreements with other countries

The United Kingdom will pursue free trade agreements with the EU and...

Courtesy: IMF

Textiles | On 18th Jan 2017

Risks to global growth outlook skewed to downside: IMF

Risks to the global growth outlook are two sided but are assessed to...

Interviews View All

Shawn Honeycutt
Bolger & O'Hearn

‘The Indian market is interesting and rather persistent in seeking new...

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani
True Colors

Digital textile printing will be the technology of the future

Pratik Bachkaniwala
Palod Himson Machines

Fabric processing machines are picking up

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

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

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
January 2017

January 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search