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Cotton Incorporated sets up regional office in HK
Jul '08
Cotton Incorporated, research and marketing company representing US upland cotton, recently opened its Hong Kong regional office in Harbour City, Tsimshatsui.

Cotton Incorporated, which provides solutions to supply chain partners to influence the use of cotton, aims to build the demand for and profitability of cotton worldwide.

The new regional office in Hong Kong will offer technical services for mills and manufacturers in the region. It will also provide information on cotton supply and demand, fibre quality and consumer research trends as well as product trend analysis services which include sourcing specialists and supplier information.

The office will employ 10 full time professional staff with knowledge of product development, supply chain manufacturing and sourcing in the cotton industry. This office will host industry experts from the US who will visit regularly to service clients' specific needs, such as trend forecasting, sourcing, textile innovations, better quality cotton, market research and consumer information.

President and Chief Executive Officer of Cotton Incorporated, Mr J. Berrye Worsham, said, "We have been doing business in China for over 20 years. Last year, we celebrated the 10th anniversary of our permanent office in Shanghai. We are committed to doing business in China and have several programmes in place; both with the trade and in educating consumers on the benefits of cotton. To further solidify our efforts, Cotton Incorporated is opening an international office in Hong Kong this May. This office will allow us a central location among key mills and manufacturers in this very important region."

Director-General of Investment Promotion at InvestHK, Mr Mike Rowse, welcomed the opening of the company's regional office in Hong Kong and wished Cotton Incorporated every success with their new business.

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