Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / PCGA demands ban on cotton and yarn import from India
PCGA demands ban on cotton and yarn import from India
May '14
The Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) has demanded that the Government put a ban on import of cotton and yarn from India through the Wagah border. The demand was raised at the Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting of PCGA, reports Business Recorder.
At the meeting, PCGA chairman Mukhtar Ahmed Khan Baloch constituted an international liaison committee to increase interaction with various international associations so as to get the membership of the International Cotton Association.
Those present at the meeting were informed that cotton sowing in the current season was 25 percent lower till May 10, 2014, compared to the previous season, owing to incessant rains in cotton sowing zones.
The CEC also took an important decision to register all eligible brokers without charging any fee, in order to safeguard the interest of cotton ginners as well as growers. In future, PCGA members would not deal with unregistered brokers.
The CEC also took a decision that the PCGA members would not supply cotton to the defaulting textile mills. For the purpose, members have to submit the list of such textile mills to the PCGA.
The meeting urged the Commerce Minister to immediately release the payment of outstanding amount deducted by the textile mills at the rate of one percent while purchasing cotton from the ginners, under the withholding tax.
As on May 1, 2014, the arrival of cotton at ginneries in Pakistan increased by 3.69 percent year-on-year to 13.391 million bales during 2013-14 season, according to the PCGA.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Union textiles minister Smriti Irani addressing at the Texprocil Annual Export Awards. Courtesy: PIB

Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2016

Govt to extend special package to home textiles segment

The Central government is likely to extend the recently approved Rs...

Reebok Liquid Speed Grey. Courtesy: Business Wire

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Oct 2016

Reebok’s Liquid Factory brings sneaker creation to US

Reebok, a pioneer in the sporting goods industry, has brought sneaker ...

Courtesy: GHCL

Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2016

GHCL to invest Rs 67.25 crore in textile division

Chemicals and textiles firm GHCL will invest Rs 67.25 crore in its...

Interviews View All

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

Jurgen Gauger

‘Buying crowdsourced or creative designs are much more appealing to the...

Rahuul Jashnani

‘Online economy has changed the whole dynamics of buying habits.’

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

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

Eric Scholler

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

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer Prathyusha Garimella is known for blending...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

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