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India Cotton Production is Declining

Cotton Grower

March 8, 2019

Cotton Grower- Speaking at an international cotton conference in Mumbai on March 7, Atul Ganatra, president of the Cotton Association of India (CAI), said that India is estimated to produce 32.8 million bales (170 Kgs each) this production year (October 2018-September 2019) – 3.7 million bales less than last year’s crop of 36.5 million bales.

The CAI-organized conference – "Global Opportunities and Challenges in Cotton" – attracted key people in international cotton research and marketing, including representatives from the International Cotton Advisory Council, International Cotton Association, Texas Tech University, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, and many cotton trading and related agencies from around the globe.

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