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Chinese cotton imports continue to fall in Feb
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Mar '13
China's cotton imports continued to fall in February 2013, but the average price rose slightly, according to customs statistics.
 
China imported 378,800 tons of cotton in February 2013, a decrease of 78,700 tons or 17% from the previous month and a reduction of 237,300 tons or 38.5% year on year.
 
The average import price was US $1,878 / ton, $12 or 0.7% higher than January, but down 18.7% year on year.
 
China totally imported 2.207 million tons of cotton in the first six months of 2012-13 cotton season, down 15.6% year on year.
 
The country also imported 836,000 tons of cotton in the first two months of 2013, a decrease of 11.3% year-on-year.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China


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