According to the survey conducted by China Cotton Association, the national cotton acreage of 2014 is estimated to be 4.08 million mu, 12.6% down Y/Y. Due to weather reasons, the flowering rate is lower than the co

During the month of May, cotton sowing has completed nationwide, the weather conditions are not as good as the corresponding time last year, the postponed cotton growth may result in reduced unit yield. Textile is

During the month of May, the raw cotton purchase of mills is very cautious, just to meet the basic operation demand; therefore, reserve cotton transaction and import cotton volume reduced accordingly. The average i


GB 6975-2013 National Standard English Draft for Comment

Among the following four versions of GB 6975 , namely GB 6975-1986??GB/T 6975-2001, GB 6975-2007 and GB 6975-2013, the latest version is issumore>>

AQSIQ Cotton Baling Standard

General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of P.R.C.

Release date: 23 June 2014
Alert Notification
No.7, 2014



Weekly Report: Textile Demand Increased; Spot Price Stabilized from Earlier Decline


Recently, the improved mill orders encouraged raw material purchase, which stopped earlier domestic cotton price decline. Last week (20th-24th October), the CC Index 3128B witnessed a first rise since the decline started from the middle of Augu

Weekly Report: Annual Review of 2013/14 – Reserve Purchase Policy Supported Cotton Market; Target Price Reform Commenced


On September, 2013, the temporary reserve cotton purchase was launched on time. By 31st March, 2014, the seasonal purchase of reserve cotton totaled 6.31 million tons, around 90% of the annual yield, and also drew a close to the reserve cotton

China Cotton Monthly Review –July, 2014


The month of July witnessed further decline in both international and domestic cotton markets, as the market year of 2013 approaching the final stage, and expectations toward new season being negative. Cotlook A decreased to less than 80 cent/l

Weekly Report: New Arrivals Come to Market; Cautious Mood Prevailed


During last week, new arrivals come to the market at low selling price, which drove the domestic cotton futures downward. As reserve cotton release approaches the end, transaction rate climbs slightly. International cotton price moved upward in

Weekly Report: Mills Buying Increased Reserve Transaction and Cotton Import


As this turn of reserve release will come to an end, textile mills are more active at reserve cotton buying in worry of the likelihood of insufficient cotton supply in September and the rush in transaction during the last few release days. By l

China Cotton Index (CC Index)
2013-9-30       more>>
  • CCindex (328) : 19158 -3
  • CCindex (527) : 16850 0
  • CCindex (229) : 19985 0
Foreign Cotton Index (FC Index)
2014-10-31      more>>
  • FC index S: 80.21 -0.32
  • FC index M: 74.65 -0.38
  • FC index L: 72.37 -0.24
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