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Cotton Report Interviews

23 Jul | POTENTIAL FOR THE BREMEN COTTON EXCHANGE

Jens D. Lukaczik has been President of the Association since the General Assembly of the Bremen Cotton Exchange on June 28th. Mr. Lukaczik is the Managing Partner of Bremen-based Cargo Control Group, a respected logistics service provider to the cotton industry. In an interview with the Cotton Report, the new President emphasises the core (…)

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21 Jun | Interview with President Henning Hammer – A Retrospective

Henning Hammer, Managing Director of Otto Stadtlander GmbH, has been President of the Bremen Cotton Exchange since June 2016. In accordance with the schedule and statutes, a new President will be elected at the upcoming General Assembly on June 28. In this interview, Henning Hammer takes the time to look back and assess the (…)

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24 May | CIF Bremen: Adjustments Increase Utility Value

Interview with Axel Trede, Chairman of the Committee for Price Quotations: Since the Bremen Cotton Futures Market closed in 1971, the Bremen Cotton Exchange has been publishing a price index for cotton that is delivered in Germany and Europe. By April 2003 the quotations were changed to CIF Bremen, and it is published under (…)

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9 May | DNA Tests on Organic Cotton: Opportunities and Limitations

Interview with Dr Hermann Rüggeberg and Dr Lothar Kruse, Impetus Bioscience: Genetically modified cotton seeds have been marketed since 1995. They contain genes that give them properties such as resistance to pests, e.g. the cotton bollworm, or herbicide tolerance. In Europe, the cultivation of genetically modified plants is almost only allowed in field trials. (…)

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7 Dec | International cotton conference 2018: What are the key issues?

Inteview with Elke Hortmeyer, Bremen Cotton Exchange und Axel Drieling, Fibre Insitute Bremen: The countdown for the 34th International Cotton Conference 2018 has started. True to tradition, the Conference will take place from 21st to 23rd March in the historic Town Hall of the Hanseatic city of Bremen, in the immediate vicinity of the (…)

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12 Oct | Jürg Reinhart: Innovation must be even more of an engine for cotton consumption

Interview with Jürg Reinhart, Paul Reinhart AG: 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 (…)

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14 Sep | Impurities in organic cotton – how reliable are test methods?

Interview with Dr Lothar Kruse, Impetus GmbH & Co. Bioscience KG: The share of organic products sold in Europe is still very low. The use of genetic engineering is not allowed in the production of organic cotton. However, if consumers are specifically looking to buy organic textiles, seals of approval should help identify products (…)

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3 Aug | TVU – the Whole Value-added chain almost in one hand

Interview with Hans Hausner, TVU: With its high degree of international networking, but also because of its large know-how about consulting and products, the TVU Group is one of the leading yarn trading and finishing companies in Europe. The family company was founded in 1922 and is today run by the third and fourth (…)

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