Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Indian cotton arrival at 17mn bales
Indian cotton arrival at 17mn bales
Jan '13
Around 17 million bales of cotton have arrived in the Indian market as on January 31, 2013, with Gujarat contributing a major share.
So far, 17 million cotton bales have reached markets, of which 3.625 million bales have arrived in North Zone, 4.25 million bales in Gujarat, 3.95 million bales in Andhra Pradesh and 3.2 million bales in Maharashtra, according to a well-known cotton trader.
The Cotton Advisory Board has estimated India’s cotton production at 33.6 million bales for the current marketing season 2012-13.
India has an opening stock of 2.85 million bales, and another 0.8 million bales are likely to be imported, which makes the total availability of cotton in the country during the current season at 37.2 million bales, according to CAB estimates.
The textile mills in India are expected to consume about 26 million bales of cotton and another 7.5 million bales are likely to be exported during the ongoing season that ends on September 30, 2013, leaving an ending stock of 3.75 million bales, which would be more than the last season’s stock of 2.85 million bales.
As on January 31, 2013, registration for cotton exports stands at about four million bales, of which 3.4 million bales have already been exported.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 27th Oct 2016

Teijin Frontier develops Solotex RC lightweight fibre

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd, fibre products converting company and part...

Tosha Hays addressing the conference. Courtesy: College of Family and Consumer Sciences, UGA

Textiles | On 27th Oct 2016

Industry experts discuss future of fabrics at UGA

Industry experts, researchers and military officials discussed the...

Textiles | On 27th Oct 2016

Fischer Konzept installs sixth Zünd digital cutter

Fischer Konzept, German developers of individual packaging solutions...

Interviews View All

Evelyne Cholet

‘France had a reputation of being big in new ideas, but poor in marketing...

Nitin Soni
Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Taxation policies need to be made simpler

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Eric Scholler

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Marcel Alberts

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

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Robert Brunner

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

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

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

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


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

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


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search