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April 4, 2019
The government of Uzbekistan is expected to continue to lower the targeted cotton planting area and production and in marketing year (MY) 2019/20....
April 3, 2019
Turkish cotton planting and production for Marketing Year (MY) 2019/20 is projected to be about 540,000 hectares and 900,000 metric tons (4.13 million bales).
April 3, 2019
Greece is the EU’s main cotton grower, accounting for more than 80 percent of total European production.
April 3, 2019
India’s marketing year (MY) 2019/20 cotton production estimate is 29.3 million 480 lb. bales on 12.45 million hectares. Yields are expected to rebound in most of the states after an erratic monsoon...
April 3, 2019
MY2018/19 and MY2019/20 cotton imports are expected to grow at a slow pace due to high cotton prices and economic uncertainty. Imports of U.S. cotton are expected to decline significantly....
April 1, 2019
In January 2019, China approved five new genetically engineered traits and renewed the bio-safety certificates for 26 traits previously approved.
March 15, 2019
China’s food regulatory regime continues to evolve. In 2017, China issued numerous new regulations and measures to reflect the requirements introduced under the 2015 Food Safety Law.
March 14, 2019
Sufficient water reservoirs and good 2018/19 cotton prices will contribute to maintaining a comparable cotton planted area in MY2019/20.
March 7, 2019
Bt. cotton will likely be the first commercially approved genetically engineered (GE) crop for cultivation in Kenya.
February 28, 2019
In 2018, the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) authorized cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) cotton by granting official approvals for environmental release.
February 22, 2019
FAS Mumbai estimates marketing year (MY) 2018/19 production at 27.3 million 480-lb bales.
February 19, 2019
FAS Mumbai estimates marketing year (MY) 2018/19 production at 27.8 million 480-lb bales.
February 19, 2019
FAS Mumbai estimates marketing year (MY) 2018/19 production at 27.3 million 480-lb bales.
February 15, 2019
Post estimates Vietnam’s cotton imports in marketing year (MY) 2017/2018 up to 1.5 million metric tons (MMT), a 26 percent increase over MY16/17, as Vietnam’s spinning sector continues to expand....
February 14, 2019
After 10 years under the Living Modified Organism (LMO) Act, Korea plans to improve and revise the LMO Act to address stakeholders’ concerns.
February 14, 2019
The production area of genetically engineered (GE) corn, soybean and cotton in South Africa is estimated at around 2.7 million hectares.
December 19, 2018
FAS Mumbai estimates marketing year (MY) 2018/19 cotton acreage at 12.35 million hectares and production at 27.8 million 480-pound (lb) bales.
December 13, 2018
Bangladesh is a role model of acceptance and advancement of modern biotech in daily life.
December 11, 2018
MY2018/19 cotton imports are expected to increase slightly in line with increased yarn production.
December 11, 2018
Total cotton production for marketing year (MY) 2018/19 is forecast at a record 1.89 million bales, 18 percent higher than the previous marketing year.