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News

19 Jul | The Standard Room – Benchmark for Cotton Quality Worldwide

The cotton standards of countries from all continents are a basis (…) Read more

2 Jul | Jens D. Lukaczik is the New President of the Bremen Cotton Exchange

Bremen, 28th June 2017: At the 144th Ordinary General Assembly, the (…) Read more

22 Jun | Trade War between the US and China influences cotton

The price of cotton has stabilized at 84 cents a pound, (…) Read more

18 May | Global Cotton: One University – One Book – One City

With its proposal “Global Cotton. One university – One book – (…) Read more

20 Apr | 34th International Cotton Conference: Making the Cotton Supply Chain transparent

Bremen and cotton have been united for more than 200 years. (…) Read more

17 Apr | ILO: Child labour in Uzbekistan’s cotton harvest has come to an end

Monitoring team finds strong political will from central government to end (…) Read more

26 Mar | 34th International Cotton Conference Bremen – Deep Insights into the Multifaceted World of Cotton

Quality, Innovation and Digitalisation are Crucial From the 21st to the (…) Read more

15 Mar | International Cotton Conference Bremen 21 – 23 March – Traceability of Cotton

Possibilities and Limitations in Controversial Discussion Traceability: for some time now, (…) Read more

2 Mar | International Cotton Conference Bremen 21 – 23 March, 2018 – Innovative Textile Processes

Innovations are welcome. Based on innovations, many changes in textile processing (…) Read more

16 Feb | No Quality Textiles without Quality Cotton

Quality issues play a decisive role nowadays at the interface between (…) Read more

5 Feb | An overview of the fields of action in sustainable cotton and textile production

There is no doubt that the discussion about sustainable action in (…) Read more

25 Jan | Cotton: Increasing Use in Technical Products

Bremen, 17th January, 2018: The 34th International Cotton Conference will take (…) Read more

25 Jan | PREMIERE at the PSI 2018: BREMEN COTTON EXCHANGE PRESENTS „WALK OF COTTON“

From January 9th to 11th, the Bremen Cotton Exchange held a (…) Read more

5 Jan | Cotton – the Preferred Fibre for Sensitive Skin

People with sensitive skin or a tendency to neurodermatitis are often (…) Read more

16 Nov | 34th International Cotton Conference Bremen 2018 ‘Cotton Insights’ Looks to the Future Register now!

Bremen, 15th November 2017: Save the Date! The countdown has started (…) Read more

2 Nov | Sugar molecules make cotton fibres glow

Filipe Natalio, a chemist at the Weizmann Institute of Science in (…) Read more

2 Nov | Interview with FashionUnited: How Sustainable is Cotton?

In view of the publicly voiced criticism of sustainability in cotton (…) Read more

25 Oct | Cotton Secures Livlihood of Millions of Farmers

Cotton is not only a fibre for the textile industry. Its (…) Read more

24 Oct | Innovation must be even more of an engine for cotton consumption

An orientation towards production still dominates in the cotton industry. This (…) Read more

10 Oct | Cotton Feeds the World

Bremen, 9th October 2017. Cotton is not only a fibre for (…) Read more

26 Sep | Worldwide Voting for DNFI Innovation in Natural Fibres Award 2017 Underway

With its first DNFI Natural Fibres Award the Discover Natural Fibres (…) Read more

18 Sep | USDA JOINS THE ‘CERTIFIED CLUB’

The USDA Quality Assurance Laboratory (USDA) has become the latest laboratory (…) Read more

15 Sep | BIG RUSH AT THE BREMEN COTTON EXCHANGE ON HERITAGE DAY

On Heritage Day, which was celebrated all over Germany on 10th (…) Read more

6 Sep | GOTS ORGANIC COTTON FROM INDIA UNDER FIRE*

According to available information, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have been found (…) Read more

3 Aug | BEST LABORATORY PRACTICES FOR HVI TESTING – SHARING EXPERTISE, FROM BREMEN TO BRAZIL

ICA Bremen’s Axel Drieling recently visited the Brazilian Association of Producers (…) Read more

7 Jul | DNFI INNOVATION IN NATURAL FIBRES AWARD 2017

With an annual award the Discover Natural Fibres Initiative (DNFI) honors (…) Read more

29 Jun | General Assembly: Henning Hammer Re-elected as President

The Association of the Bremen Cotton Exchange today held its 143rd (…) Read more

19 Jun | In Brief: What are the traditional strengths of the Israeli cotton production?

Menahem Yogev* informs: “Our mostly known strengths are: All cotton growers (…) Read more

9 Jun | GENERAL ASSEMBLY, JUNE 29TH! TOP STORY: „THE POLYESTER FLOOD“ – THE BACKGROUND TO THE SPIEGEL STORY

On June 29th, the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors (…) Read more

4 Apr | In a Nutshell: Cotton is Renewable, Recyclable and 100% Biodegradable

With its attributes ‘renewable’, ‘recyclable’ and ‘biodegradable’, the Bremen Cotton Exchange (…) Read more

29 Mar | Success in European Cotton Textile Production!

Roland Stelzer* reveals what he believes are the prerequisites: “With our (…) Read more

29 Mar | ICA BREMEN: TEST YOUR COTTON CLASSING SKILLS!

ICA Bremen will deliver its six day ‘Cotton Classing & Testing’ (…) Read more

20 Mar | Innovation: A Computer Keyboard Made of Cotton

As part of her master thesis in Integrated Design at the (…) Read more

16 Mar | “For India there is a tremendous scope to emerge as global leader!”

Why explains Dr. Keshav Kranthi*: “India has the largest cotton area (…) Read more

20 Feb | Increasing the Interest in Cotton Processing

Henning Hammer* explains: “I would like to highlight three aspects of (…) Read more

17 Feb | Change and Adjustments within the textile industry

Dr. Christian P. Schindler* informs: “The textile industry has experienced constant (…) Read more

16 Feb | Cotton Production: Efficient Irrigation Methods Reduce Water Consumption

Cotton is produced in around 80 countries worldwide on an average (…) Read more

6 Feb | Commerzbank: „Cotton price increase was recently driven strongly by speculations”

The Commerzbank analyses the cotton price development in its newsletters on (…) Read more

6 Dec | ICA BREMEN: NEW TRAINING COURSE ‘UNDERSTANDING COTTON’

In response to the retail industry’s requirement for a better understanding (…) Read more

14 Oct | EEG contribution 2017 almost twice as high as 2011 was declared reasonable from the German government

With regard to a press release of the German Textile and (…) Read more

11 Oct | ICA Bremen: New Ugandan cotton standards

New Ugandan cotton standards – Roller ginned: Grades UCON, UCOB, UCOP, (…) Read more

4 Oct | Current Interview from the Cotton Report: African Cotton – Potential far from Exhausted

The African cotton sector has to overcome significant hurdles to successfully (…) Read more

13 Jul | ICA Bremen: Testing to textiles in 2 weeks

Congratulations to the 20 delegates who completed ICA Bremen’s ‘Classing & (…) Read more

12 Jul | Bremen Elects a New President

The Association of the Bremen Cotton Exchange held its 142nd Ordinary (…) Read more

30 Jun | Bremen Cotton Exchange with New President

Bremen, June 30, 2016. The association of the Bremen Cotton Exchange (…) Read more

3 Apr | 33rd International Cotton Conference Bremen

Cotton will continue to be in demand as a raw material (…) Read more

18 Sep | Stampede of Visitors in the Cotton Exchange

The National Heritage Day was proclaimed all over Germany on Sunday, (…) Read more

2 Jul | 141. General Assembly of the Bremen Cotton Exchange. Grimmelt remains President. Federal Minister Mueller as Key Note speaker

  On June 25th, the 141th Ordinary General Assembly of the (…) Read more

15 May | ICA Bremen: Uzbek laboratory passes the quality test

Uzbek laboratory passes the quality test …as it becomes the third (…) Read more

12 Mar | Equal Standards of Quality Determination Essential

There have been considerable advances in productivity in the processing of (…) Read more

10 Feb | U.S. cotton down 15.2 percent

Upland cotton intentions are 9.2 million acres, down 15.2 percent from (…) Read more

4 Feb | Question time: ECB Monetary Policy, Falling Euro Exchange Rate, Greek Election, Rising Franc and the Consequences

Answers by Eugen Weinberg, Head of Commodity Research at Commerzbank AG, (…) Read more

30 Jan | Indian Cotton Sales

Last week the Cotton Corporation of India announced the auction of (…) Read more

23 Jan | President Grimmelt at the Ethical Fashion Show Berlin

The opening of the Ethical Fashion Show and Green Showroom fashion (…) Read more

9 Jan | Cotton Research in Bremen

On the basis of the 2014 sponsorship agreement between FIBRE and (…) Read more

9 Jan | Bremen Cotton Exchange Welcomes Better Cotton Initiative as a New Member

The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), based in Geneva, became the newest (…) Read more

2 Jul | Annual Report 2013: Cotton, a Global Fibre

The cotton fibre is one of the most important raw materials (…) Read more

26 Jun | Bremen Cotton Exchange has New President

On 26th June 2014, the Bremen Cotton Exchange held its 140th (…) Read more

30 Apr | 140th General Assembly of the Bremen Cotton Exchange – Save the Date

The 140th General Assembly of the Bremen Cotton Exchange will take (…) Read more

28 Apr | Pakistan – 5% Import Duty on Cotton Yarn

The government of Pakistan has imposed a 5% customs duty on (…) Read more

11 Apr | Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), New York

Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles is a four-day series of lectures, (…) Read more

11 Apr | Another German Textile Label?

The new Development Minister Gerd Müller (CSU) wants the German fashion (…) Read more

28 Mar | Successful 32nd International Cotton Conference in Bremen

On Friday last week, the 32nd International Cotton Conference, organised by (…) Read more

13 Mar | 32nd International Cotton Conference in Bremen. On the Agenda: MGF Sourcing and Fashion Designer Magdalena Schaffrin

Cotton for People! This is the motto of the 32nd International (…) Read more

27 Feb | Meister Media to Close Cotton International

Meister Media Worldwide today announced the closure of all business activities (…) Read more

7 Feb | “30paarhaende” in Bremen: Fashion Show for the Opening of the 32nd International Cotton Conference Bremen

A special programme highlight: “30paarhaende”, the design project of the HTW-Berlin (…) Read more

30 Jan | Water Consumption: High-Level Panel Discussion in Bremen on 21st March

The 22nd March 2014 is World Water Day. This day has (…) Read more

25 Nov | Cotton Conference Bremen – Conference Programme Now Online!

Cotton for People – Needs and Solutions The 32nd International Cotton (…) Read more