Cotton export pegged at 67 lakh bales in current marketing year

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 05-01-2018        Tweet

NEW DELHI: Cotton export is estimated to increase by 15 per cent to 67 lakh bales (of 170 kg each) in the current 2017-18 marketing year, which started in October, because of the rise in the output of the commodity, Parliament was informed recently. This assessment was made by the Cotton Advisory Board.

The shipments were aggregated at 58.21 lakh bales during 2016-17 marketing year, Minister of State for Textiles Ajay Tamta said in the Lok Sabha.