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Annual Report of the Bremen Cotton Exchange 2019: First-Hand Cotton Facts

Bremen, 30 June 2020: The latest Annual Report of the Bremen Cotton Exchange has been published. The report is seen by our members, specialists and in business circles as an indispensable reference work on essential questions relating to the raw material of cotton. ‘Only those who know the past can understand the present and (…)

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Cotton: A technically sophisticated beneficial Crop

The cotton plant is a broad-leaf perennial tree domesticated to grow as an annual crop. Most field crops, such as maize, wheat, sugarcane, and sorghum, are in the grass family with shallow, horizontal roots, narrow leaves, and they are annual crops, meaning they terminate and die naturally every year. Soybeans and ground nuts are (…)

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Bremen Cotton Exchange: Board Elects Stephanie Silber President

Bremen, 18 June 2020: In line with the Articles of Association, the election to the Executive Committee was held on 18 June on the occasion of the 146th Annual General Assembly of the Bremen Cotton Exchange. With Stephanie Silber (40), the Board of Directors has elected a female president for the first time. Stephanie (…)

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Successful know-how transfer for AMD students – this time online

Once again, the Bremen Cotton Exchange informed students of the Akademie Mode & Design (AMD, Academy for Fashion and Design) Düsseldorf about cotton, its market, production, quality and sustainability during the lectures for textile technology. Already in April, Rainer Schlatmann gave a lecture for first-semester students of the course ‚Design and Fashion Management‘. In (…)

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Cotton is the best choice for non-surgical face masks

Cotton is superior to synthetic and other fibre types. Of course, we have known this for a long time, but with regard to the production of face masks, this has been confirmed once again by the ICAC. In a research paper on the production of non-surgical face masks to protect against COVID-19 infection and (…)

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Textil+mode: Restart for the German Textile Industry

Interview with Dr Uwe Mazura, Managing Director of the Confederation of the German Textile and Fashion Industry (textil + mode). The corona crisis is presenting a large part of the German economy with unknown and extreme challenges. The textile and fashion industry is suffering from interrupted supply chains on the one hand and from (…)

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Bremen Cotton Exchange: This year‘s General Assembly different

Dear Members, This year we have to break new ground. Against the backdrop of the situation influenced by COVID-19 and the conditions changed by the legislator, the Board of Directors of the Bremen Cotton Exchange has decided not to convene the General Assembly as a face-to-face event in Bremen this year. As things stand (…)

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Facts Check: Cotton and the Aral Sea

The desiccation of the Aral Sea is often cited in conjunction with the alleged high water use during cotton production, blaming cotton as origin. The truth is that due to political decisions of the Soviet Union the formerly deserted areas right next to the Aral Sea were made fit for agricultural use by irrigation. (…)

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Absorbing the Corona Consequences: the Cotton Industry’s Trade Rules Could Help

Interview with Axel Trede, arbitrator at the Bremen Cotton Exchange and at the International Cotton Association. The corona crisis is having an extreme impact on the textile chain. Textile and clothing shops that have been closed for weeks are slowly opening their doors again and the economy is hoping for a mood of consumer (…)

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Cotton Protects – Face Masks from the Bremen Cotton Exchange

The Bremen Cotton Exchange has provided its employees as well as its lessees of office spaces in the Cotton Exchange building with face masks for health protection – made of cotton at GOTS standard of course. By offering masks, the Bremen Cotton Exchange wants to contribute to battling the pandemic and to support steps (…)

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