Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / US displaces India as biggest cotton exporter to China

US displaces India as biggest cotton exporter to China

22
May '10
From amongst countries exporting cotton to China, the United States, surpassed India and regained its place as the biggest exporter of the white gold in April. The proportion of Uzbekistan cotton slightly increased and those from the African region rose highly.

In April, China's cotton imports from the United States registered 130,000 tons, up 13.8 percent from the previous month, accounting for 40.1 percent of total imports. Imports from India marked 106,000 tons, down 18.8 percent from the previous month, accounting for 32.6 percent of total imports.

Imports from Uzbekistan touched 51,000 tons, an increase of 26.7 percent from the previous month, accounting for 15.9 percent; imports from Benin and Burkina Faso fetched 62,000 tons, accounting for 1.9 percent; imports from other countries were less than 1.5 percent in share.

In April, the difference among average prices of importing countries was small, among the top three countries, prices from two countries; US and Australia fell, but prices of cotton imported from India grew marginally.

Average import price from the US fell to US $1,797 per ton in April, down 1.6 percent from March; Indian price averaged at $1,715 per ton, up 2.8 percent from March; the highest price stood at $1,892 per ton from Australia, down 4.1 percent from March and Uzbek cotton stood at $1,710 per ton, basically the same with the previous month.

Fibre2fashion News Desk


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 30th Mar 2020

PRC economy to quickly return to potential growth: PBOC

China's economy will swiftly return to its potential growth rate,...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 30th Mar 2020

COVID FightBack: Malaysia takes steps to tackle impact

Malaysia will grant a six-month delay on most loan payments to ease...

Pic: Shutterstock

Retail | On 30th Mar 2020

NRF hails US House of Representatives consent to CARES Act

The National Retail Federation has welcomed the quick passage by the...

Interviews View All

Top executives, Fashion houses, India

Top executives
Fashion houses, India

With technology, it has become easier to ensure IPR

Sunil Kumar Sharma, Loknayak JPNSSSG Ltd

Sunil Kumar Sharma
Loknayak JPNSSSG Ltd

'The blend of cotton–linen yarn has high demand in the domestic and...

Textile industry, Head honchos

Textile industry
Head honchos

Relaxation in FDI norms will support growth of retail sector

John Kelley,

John Kelley

Textile Events is one of the largest textile fair in the United Kingdom,...

Eric Schoeller,

Eric Schoeller

Groz-Beckert is the world's leading provider of industrial machine...

Laksheeta Govil,

Laksheeta Govil

Founded in 2014, Fizzy Goblet is a Delhi / NCR based handcrafted leather...

Tiasha Renganathan, Twinery Innovations by MAS

Tiasha Renganathan
Twinery Innovations by MAS

Twinery-Innovations by MAS is the innovation arm of Sri Lankan company MAS ...

Sameer Sonkusale & Rachel Owyeung, Tufts University

Sameer Sonkusale & Rachel Owyeung
Tufts University

A team at the Tufts University in Massachusetts was recently in news for...

Pierre Wiertz, EDANA

Pierre Wiertz
EDANA

EDANA, the international association serving the nonwovens and related...

Judy Frater, Somaiya Kala Vidya

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

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

Priya Somaiya, Usha Social Services

Priya Somaiya
Usha Social Services

The Usha Silai label from Usha International is all set for a retail...

Sweta Tantia, Tahweave & Garo

Sweta Tantia
Tahweave & Garo

Designer Sweta Tantia owns Garo, a couture indutva or ethnicwear brand,...

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


March 2020

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


Advanced Search