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The Annual Report 2017 – More than an Invaluable Reference Book

The Bremen Cotton Exchange’s annual report 2017 has been published in German and English language. Measuring 104 pages, the report is a very useful reference book on the raw material cotton not only for the members of the association Bremen Cotton Exchange, but also for any cotton processing companies, wholesale and retail, service providers, (…)

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The Standard Room – Benchmark for Cotton Quality Worldwide

The cotton standards of countries from all continents are a basis for determining the quality of cotton and thus also for the prices that producer and retailer agree on. When it comes to disputes, the qualities set out in standards are crucial. In this case, experts of the Bremen Cotton Exchange and ICA can (…)

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Trade War between the US and China influences cotton

The price of cotton has stabilized at 84 cents a pound, having bottomed out at the end of last week and earlier this week due to the escalating trade dispute between the US and China, plunging 9 cents within three trading days. In response to the imposition of US tariffs on Chinese products, China (…)

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

Monitoring team finds strong political will from central government to end fundamental labour rights’ violations during the 2017 cotton harvest: Child labour is no longer an issue, while forced labour is being systematically addressed. A new International Labour Organization report to the World Bank finds that the systematic use of child labour in Uzbekistan’s (…)

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

From January 9th to 11th, the Bremen Cotton Exchange held a joint presentation with the Kölner Akademie für Textilveredlung with their own booth at the leading European Trade Show of the Promotional Product Industry PSI 2018 in Dusseldorf. 907 exhibitors from 37 nations presented their product ranges at the fair. One focus at the (…)

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Interview with FashionUnited: How Sustainable is Cotton?

In view of the publicly voiced criticism of sustainability in cotton cultivation, Elke Hortmeyer, Director of Communications and International Relations at the Bremen Cotton Exchange, explains in an interview with journalist Regina Henkel the current developments and what innovations can be expected with regard to the use of cotton. The interview was published on (…)

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Cotton Secures Livlihood of Millions of Farmers

Cotton is not only a fibre for the textile industry. Its sphere of influence goes much further: it is an essential economic factor for many farmers and workers in developing countries. Lately, the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), Washington, presented the results of a recent assessment of the number of people employed in the (…)

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Innovation must be even more of an engine for cotton consumption

An orientation towards production still dominates in the cotton industry. This can be seen as a decisive disadvantage towards chemical fibres, which are growing stronger and stronger. In contrast to natural fibres, chemical fibres offer unlimited and continuous availability for further processing. Also, they are often superior to natural fibres due to long-term investments (…)

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Innovation: A Computer Keyboard Made of Cotton

As part of her master thesis in Integrated Design at the University of the Arts in Bremen, Lena Kölsch looked at cotton and its trendsetting applications as a technical fibre. Before this, she had already concentrated on cotton as technical fibre in innovative material compositions during a semester project. Ms. Kölsch developed her master’s (…)

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

Why explains Dr. Keshav Kranthi*: “India has the largest cotton area in the world. Climatic factors are most ideally suited for cotton cultivation. There is tremendous scope for the country to emerge as the global leader. However, progress is being hampered by incorrect technological options that do not match the conditions. Clearly there is (…)

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