CAI revises cotton export projections downward to 54 lakh bales

The Cotton Association of India (CAI) has projected India’s cotton exports to drop by about ten for each cent to 54 lakh bales (every single of 170 kg) from an earlier projection of 60 lakh bales.

As against the previous year’s 50 lakh bales of exports, the CAI, in its preliminary estimates, had projected cotton exports to be twenty for each cent higher this year, which commenced from Oct 1, 2020 to September thirty, 2021.

In its hottest regular crop estimate for November 2020, the trade physique has retained the general crop measurement at 356 lakh bales for the year. Total arrivals throughout Oct and November are approximated at 91.fifty seven lakh bales.

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The trade physique has also knowledgeable that the cotton inventory held by mills in their godowns, as on November thirty, 2020, is approximated at 40.00 lakh bales, which is equivalent to an common 43-working day cotton inventory, Atul Ganatra, President of CAI, explained in a assertion.

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CCI, Maharashtra Federation, MNCs, Ginners and MCX are approximated to have inventory of about 91.fifty seven lakh bales as on November thirty. So, overall inventory held by spinning mills and stockists as on November thirty is approximated at 131.fifty seven lakh bales.

The CAI has retained its import projections at fourteen lakh bales for the year.

The general cotton usage is approximated at 330 lakh bales for the year of which about fifty seven.five lakh bales has been eaten throughout the first two months of the year, CAI famous.

The Crop Committee of Cotton Association of India (CAI) held its meeting on December five, 2020, by means of online video conferencing, which was attended by 22 customers representing all cotton developing States and stakeholders.