Trade Issues

2018 COTTON USA Special Trade Mission from Vietnam

June 21st, 2018|

The COTTON USA Special Trade Mission from Vietnam will be here from July 22-26, 2018. There are currently 15 textile executives participating in the Tour, along with 5 staff members for a total of 20 [...]


May 31st, 2018|

ACSA PRESIDENT AND CEO TO RETIRE       ACSA President & CEO William E. May announced his plans to retire at the end of this year 2018, during the trade association’s 94th annual meeting in [...]

COTTON USA Executive Delegation

May 23rd, 2018|

Cotton Council International is sponsoring the COTTON USA Executive Delegation to India and Bangladesh.  U.S. exporters and their agents are invited to send, at their own expense, representatives of their firms to the following: Monday, [...]

Farm Bill Fails in House

May 18th, 2018|

Today, May 18, 2018, the U.S. House rejected the GOP farm bill by a vote of 198-213.  Thirty Republicans joined all House Democrats in voting against the bill.  House Republican leaders and members of the [...]

China Includes Cotton on List to be Potentially Hit with High Tariffs

April 4th, 2018|

2018 April 4 -  Attached announcement regarding MOFCOM proposed list to levy retaliatory tariffs on Chinese imports  from the U.S. of agricultural and food products, including COTTON.      2018-0404 China Responds to U S Section [...]

Union Compress-Cordele, GA Warehouse Fire 2/5/18

March 26th, 2018|

Union Compress in Cordele, Georgia, had a fire on 2/5/18, which destroyed 2,295 bales.  Mark Slaight has been assigned the adjuster on behalf of the warehouse’s insurance company.  Click on the link below to see [...]