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COTTON USA Seminar Evening in Mumbai next month
Mar '15
Cotton Council International is organising an ‘Invitation only’ Seminar Evening on April 10, 2015 at Trident Oberoi, Mumbai. The Seminar will offer useful insights on the global scenario of cotton and the cotton textile industry. The industry experts and the key decision makers from the cotton textile industry would gather to debate on how India can take a lead in driving the cotton consumption and how cotton would continue to steer the growth of Indian textile industry.
Cotton Council International is also exhibiting at Fiber and Yarn exposition to promote a revitalised brand vision emphasising U.S. cotton’s purity, quality and responsibility. Our excellent quality comes from our farmers who are passionate about their crop, their work and their communities. COTTON USA works with the quality manufacturers in the world to ensure that the consumers get the best quality along with the brand. COTTON USA works very closely with more than 12 COTTON USA licensees in India across all the major product groups which include yarns, apparel fabrics and home textiles.
Responsible and transparent fibre sourcing is an integral part of the COTTON USA marketing and licensing programme, which operates globally and offers a wide range of services. Cotton Council International’s sourcing programme supports buyers in sourcing COTTON USA, from raw material to the end product, with a focus on responsible cotton production and sourcing through participation in the Cotton LEADS™ programme.
At the COTTON USA Seminar evening, Cotton Council International and Supima will provide information about the global cotton market and sourcing along with the unique promotional and marketing services that the U.S. cotton industry offers. Mr. Sean Callanan, manager, global operations-Cotton Council International would present on the economic outlook for global cotton production and consumption with update on U.S. cotton and key cotton consuming nations.
‘Supima’ often referred to as “Cashmere of Cottons” is acknowledged as a premium fibre with an exceptional attributes of softness, strength and brilliance of colour to produce luxury products. In 2014, American Image Awards honoured Supima as the premium fibre brand of the Year. Mr. Marc Lewkowitz, executive vice president, Supima would share his thoughts on how Supima has successfully collaborated with the global premium brands and retailers. 
In 2015-16, Indian mills are projected to consume 5.4 million metric tons of cotton fibre which accounts for 22 per cent of global cotton fibre consumption. Cotton consumption of Indian textile mills have grown at 5 per cent CAGR in last 5 years, a period which was amongst one of the most challenging period for the cotton industry.

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