Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Mato Grosso cotton sowing reaches 34.4% of acreage
Mato Grosso cotton sowing reaches 34.4% of acreage
15
Jan '14
Cotton planting has been completed in nearly 34.4 percent of the estimated 582,000 hectares land to be cultivated for cotton in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, as per the Institute of Agricultural Economics of Mato Grosso (IMEA).
 
According to the latest weekly newsletter of IMEA, cotton sowing began in the Brazilian state in December 2013, and by the first week of January 2014, the 1st harvest has been completed with producers planting cotton over 200,000 hectares of land.
 
As per IMEA, the area planted is during the period in the current season is higher than the area planted during the same period last season, which was 186,000 hectares.
 
Cotton growers of the state were able to complete sowing despite facing challenges due to the increase in rainfall, and according to the IMEA, the sowing process has been carried out in a timely manner, indicating that the goal of cultivating 582,000 hectares would be achieved.
 
Last week, the National Supply Company (CONAB) estimated that cotton exports from the Brazilian state is expected to decline by 38 percent to 270,000 tons in 2014, owing to the fall in demand from China, which is the largest importer of cotton from Mato Grosso.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 25th May 2017

Huntsman and Clariant to have merger of equals

Huntsman Corporation and Clariant have announced that their boards of ...

Apparel/Garments | On 25th May 2017

AAFA reinforces opposition to Border Adjustment Tax

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has reinforced its ...

Courtesy: CBRE

Apparel/Garments | On 25th May 2017

European cities preferred for retailer expansion: CBRE

European cities were the preferred new destination for international...

Interviews View All

Rashi Menda
Zapyle

Every fifth sale we make on Zapyle is a repeat purchase

Spokesperson
Hugo Boss

'Hugo Boss works with carefully selected sourcing partners'

Nitin Soni
Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Taxation policies need to be made simpler

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

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

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

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

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

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

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

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

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

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

news category


Related Categories:
May 2017

May 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


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