Cotton Report Interviews
7 Apr | What is Currently Causing Cotton Prices to Fall?
Interview with Axel Trede, board member of the Bremen Cotton Exchange and Managing Director of the cotton retailer Cotton Service International . Cotton prices have been falling steadily since February. This can be seen in the Cotlook A, the New York Futures and in the performance of the CIF Bremen, which are all essential (…)
30 Mar | The Agriculture of the Future! – How Digitalisation Provides Answers for Farmers and the Environment
Interview with Katharina Au, expert for Digital Solutions & Strategy at Bayer Crop Science, Germany. Agriculture is under public pressure and at the same time facing major challenges. It is all about using existing scarce resources such as soil and water responsibly with a view to the future. It is important to maintain the (…)
14 Nov | Cotton expert interviews – Hannes Drolle, Getzner Textil AG
Today, Hannes Drolle, member of the management of Getzner Textil AG from Austria, continues our series of short video interviews with representatives from the cotton world. He highlights the important role of cotton in the production of clothing fabrics, damasks as well as technical textiles. The Bludenz-based company’s strongest business unit at present is (…)
5 Nov | Cotton expert interviews – Konrad Schröer, Setex
Setex is according to own information the last fully integrated textile enterprise in Germany, which means the production starts with the spinning of the cotton and continues with weaving and finishing to the point of sewing up of the T-shirt. In our series of brief interviews with representatives from the cotton world, Konrad Schröer (…)
20 Oct | Cotton Expert Interviews – Rüdiger Voß, Managing Director of ATS Insurance Brokers
In our series of brief interviews with representatives from the cotton world, Rüdiger Voß, Managing Director of ATS Insurance Brokers, explains why it is so important to insure cotton and what role his company plays in this.
2 Oct | International Cotton Conference Bremen 2020: What visitors can expect
Interview with Elke Hortmeyer, Bremer Baumwollbörse and Axel Drieling, Faserinstitut Bremen. From 25 to 27 March 2020, Bremen will once again, as every two years, be the centre of the global cotton industry. Under the motto ‘Passion for Cotton!’ and embedded in a week dedicated entirely to cotton, the International Cotton Conference will take (…)
17 Sep | Cotton expert interviews – Peter Spoerry, Spoerry 1866
Experts from various areas of the cotton supply chain explain the special significance of the renewable raw material for their business. Peter Spoerry, Managing Director of Spoerry 1866, explains the prominent role of cotton in his Swiss spinning mill for luxury yarns.
14 Jan | Demand for CmiA Cotton Increases
Interview with Christian Barthel, Cotton made in Africa. As an initiative of the Aid by Trade Foundation, Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) has been committed to sustainable cotton production in Africa since 2005 to improve the living and working conditions of cotton farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and sells the cotton with the CmiA seal (…)