Trade Issues

New Texas Law Requires Changes to Purchase Contracts

July 13th, 2017|

2017 JUL 11 - A NEW TEXAS LAW WILL APPLY TO ALL TEXAS COTTON PURCHASE CONTRACTS WITH PRODUCERS SIGNED ON OR AFTER  SEPT 1, 2017 A copy of HB 338 is attached. We are told this [...]

Upland Cotton Announcement

July 7th, 2017|

2017 Jul 7:  The Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation announced the adjusted world price (AWP) for Strict Low Middling (SLM) 1-1/16 inch (leaf grade 4, micronaire 3.5-3.6 and 4.3-4.9, strength 26.0-28.9 grams per tex, [...]

Cost to Market Adjustment Announcement

July 5th, 2017|

Please click on the link below to read the letter. 2017-0705 FSA Response to industry letter on transportation costs (July 5 2017) final

NCC News Release regarding Cottonseed Policy

May 4th, 2017|

The National Cotton Council has issued a press release regarding the exclusion of Cottonseed Policy from the fiscal year 2017 omnibus appropriations bill.  Please click on the link below to read the news release. 2017-0504 [...]

2017 USDA Update Presented at ACSA MWB Meeting January 19, 2017

March 16th, 2017|

Topics Include: Quality of 2016/17 Crop, Futures Update, Foreign Growth (World Cotton Contract), Fees, and Innovations Update

CFTC Issues No-Action Relief for Aggregation Notice Filings for Position Limits

February 7th, 2017|

Today, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) issued time-limited no-action relief for aggregation notice filings for position limits. Specifically, any person or entity that is eligible to rely on an exemption from aggregation [...]