Asia the driving force in 2012 cotton market

April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/10/2012, p2
The article presents highlights from the monthly update prepared by the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) as of April 2012, which stated that global cotton trade and prices may be affected by government policies in China and policies in India. It also noted that sales from the reserve could reduce Chinese imports and depress world cotton prices in the future. It also forecasts global cotton trade to rise by ninr percent in 2011-2012, owing to near record imports from China.


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