Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Cotton imports from India overtake US in Dec
Cotton imports from India overtake US in Dec
25
Jan '10
According to customs statistics, China's cotton imports from India continue to rise. Indian cotton accounted for more than half of China's total cotton imports in December 2009. At the same time, proportion of US cotton rose slightly, while that of African cotton fell considerably.

In December China's cotton imports from India registered 118,000 tons, accounting for 54.5 percent and 12.5 percent higher than the imports in November. Imports from the US stood at 34,900 tons, accounting for 16.1 percent of all cotton imports.

China's cotton imports from Uzbekistan reached 11,100 tons, accounting for 5.1 percent. While those from all African countries put together, like Burkina Faso, Benin, Mali, Zambia, Ivory Coast and Senegal totaled 28,700 tons, accounting for 13 percent, down 17 percent from November.

From the view of average cotton import prices in December, import prices of all countries rose in the month. Among them, US cotton created the largest price increase to US $2,055 per ton, up 18.6 percent from the previous month; followed by Australia.

Australian cotton was priced at $1,719 per ton, up 6.5 percent from that of November; Indian cotton averaged at $1,554 per ton, up 6.7 percent and Pakistan cotton was quoted at $1,462 per ton, up only 3 percent from the previous month.

While considering the full year of 2009, imports from of US cotton accounted for 41.4 percent of all cotton imports in to the country, down 5.5 percent and Indian cotton accounted for 20.7 percent, a decline of 8.2 percent.

Proportion of cotton imports from Uzbekistan, Australia, Burkina Faso, Brazil and Benin reached 9.2 percent, 6.7 percent, 5.6 percent, 3.5 percent and 3.4 percent, an increase of 1.3 percent, 3.1 percent, 3.8 percent, 2.3 percent and 1.1 percent, respectively.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China


Must ReadView All

Vietnam’s textile & garment exports earn $7.3 bn in Q1

Textiles | On 20th Apr 2018

Vietnam’s textile & garment exports earn $7.3 bn in Q1

Vietnam earned $7.339 billion from textile and garment exports in the ...

Uganda yet to exploit AGOA benefits: US envoy Malac

Apparel/Garments | On 20th Apr 2018

Uganda yet to exploit AGOA benefits: US envoy Malac

Uganda is yet to take full advantage of the Africa Growth and...

Courtesy: KBR, Inc

Textiles | On 20th Apr 2018

KBR completes KPIC’s ethylene plant revamp project

KBR, Inc. has successfully completed the ethylene plant revamp...

Interviews View All

Headhonchos
Indian fashion industry

Organic the first choice of any environment-conscious person

Karel Williams
Dow Microbial Control

'Silvadur is most rapidly adopted in areas where hygiene-conscious and...

Sachin Sharma
Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

There are no significant differences between virgin yarn and PET recycled...

Liz Manning

<div><b>Liz Manning</b>, Business Development Manager at Catexel, has...

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Sugandha Bhardwaj

<div>New Delhi-based Brinjal Designs Pvt Ltd manufactures home furnishing...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

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

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

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

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

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

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

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

Leave your Comments


April 2018

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

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.9%
No
12.6%
Skip
17.5%

Total Votes: 103

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.1%
No
29.1%
Skip
7.8%

Total Votes: 103

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.4%
No
8.7%
Skip
3.9%

Total Votes: 103

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
82.5%
No
7.8%
Skip
9.7%

Total Votes: 103


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