Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Buyers Tour to China leads to increased US cotton sales
Buyers Tour to China leads to increased US cotton sales
07
Mar '09
International buyers established trading relationships—and purchased $1 million in U.S. cotton-rich fabric and apparel—with U.S. cotton's customers in China during the 4th COTTON USA Buyers Tour. Initial orders of U.S. cotton-rich products purchased during the tour represented the equivalent of about 200 bales of U.S. cotton, and repeat orders are expected.

The weeklong event in Shanghai attracted a record-breaking number of participants, including Asian, European, and U.S. brands and retailers with a combined annual turnover of $282 billion. All participants reported meeting new suppliers, and 70 percent of buyers said that the tour improved their relationships with current suppliers.

Post-event surveys reveal that 95 percent of participants said the knowledge and contacts acquired during the tour would result in new sales of U.S. cotton-rich products. China is the largest importer of U.S. cotton fiber, despite recent downturns in the market, as well as the world's largest cotton consumer at the mill level.

Cotton Council International

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

GST to positively impact retail value chain: CBRE

The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in India...

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

MEGlobal to build first ever US MEG plant

Monoethylene glycol (MEG) producer MEGlobal plans to construct a new...

Courtesy: Ulster Carpet

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

Ulster Carpets acquires Griffith Textile Machines

Northern Ireland based manufacturer of carpets, Ulster Carpets said...

Interviews View All

Divyesh Mashruwala
Akshar Industries

Surat dominates foiling, embossing and pleating

C. Dhandayuthapani
Mag Solvics Pvt. Ltd

ITME 2016 exploited our full strength like never before

Anvita Mehra
Confidential Couture

‘It is going to take some time for Indian buyers to get accustomed to...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

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

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

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

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

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
March 2017

March 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search