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Turkish textile firms still gung-ho on US cotton
Jan '13
Twenty-eight Turkish companies renewed their COTTON USA licenses for 2013. Representing producers throughout the supply chain, including spinners, weavers and knitters, the licensed products account for the equivalent of over 1 million bales of U.S. cotton.

Products covered by the new licenses include yarns, knit and woven fabrics, home textiles and garments.

Turkey was U.S. cotton’s second largest export market in the 2011 marketing year, buying 10 percent of total U.S. sales of raw cotton.

For the 2011 marketing year, U.S. exports of raw cotton fiber to Turkey totaled 1.16 million bales, and U.S. cotton accounted for 49 percent of Turkey’s raw cotton imports

Cotton Council International

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