A Seven-member COTTON USA Executive Delegation is travelling with Cotton Council International (CCI) to Mumbai, Coimbatore & New Delhi in India to participate in conferences emphasizing U.S. cotton's quality to Indian textile mill leadership and conduct meetings with key mill partners. The delegation would also visit the COTTON USA Brand & Retail partner stores.

The COTTON USA conference at the three locations would encourage participants to "Take a Closer Look at U.S. Cotton" and engage in active dialogue to share their experiences with using U.S. cotton fiber in their mills. The Executive Delegation participants will present about the quality, sustainability, transparency and premium value of U.S. cotton to show how U.S. cotton can work closely with textile mills to realize the better value in their business. The delegation will also brief on the World Cotton Production, Supply and Demand overview. In addition to these presentations, the conference would also include business sessions where the Industry leaders would discuss the dynamics of Cotton Sourcing and building the sustainable supply chains in the Textile Industry.

The Delegation's first stop is in Mumbai, where CCI is hosting a conference at Four Seasons on July 9, followed by a conference in Le Meridien, Coimbatore on July 11, and at ITC Maurya, New Delhi on July 13, 2018.

The 2018 COTTON USA Executive Delegation participants are :Raymond Faus, Chairman, American Cotton Shippers Association, Marc Lewkowitz, President & CEO, Supima, John Lindamood, Tennessee State Chairman, American Cotton Producers, Steve Wilbur, Board of Directors, Cotton Incorporated ,Tim North, Vice Chairman, American Cotton Shippers Association ,Tim Barry, Vice President, ICE Futures US ,Carlos Garcia, AMCOT and William Bettendorf, Director South & Southeast Asia, Cotton Council International.


COTTON COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL (CCI) is a non-profit trade association that promotes U.S. cotton fiber and manufactured cotton products around the globe with our COTTON USA™ Mark. Our reach extends to more than 50 countries through 20 offices around the world. With more than 60 years of experience, CCI's mission is to make U.S. cotton the preferred fiber for mills/manufacturers, brands/retailers and consumers, commanding a value-added premium that delivers profitability across the U.S. cotton industry and drives export growth of fiber, yarn and other cotton products. For more information, visit www.cottonusa.org