Trade Issues

All U.S. cotton entering China must be fumigated for Zika virus

August 9th, 2016|

ACSA has learned recently of the requirement to fumigate all US cotton entering China due to Zika virus. Earlier this year several Latin American countries were required by the Chinese CIQ to fumigate their cotton [...]

China Cotton Market Report-July 2016

July 26th, 2016|

In June, China imported 332,884 bales (72,477 MT) of cotton, a decrease of 7.36 percent month-on-month (m/m), and a decrease of 55.2 percent year-on-year (y/y). The total value of cotton imports in June was USD [...]

CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo Keynote Address At ACSA

June 2nd, 2016|

Keynote Address of CFTC Commissioner J

DSG SUMMARY POSITION LIMITS SUPPLEMENTAL PROPOSAL

May 31st, 2016|

TUESDAY, 2016 MAY 31 - DELTA STRATEGY GROUP: On May 26, 2016, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) voted unanimously to issue for public comment a supplement to its December 2013 position limits proposal.  Please find [...]

DSG: CFTC Approves Supplement to Position Limits Proposal

May 31st, 2016|

TUESDAY, 2016 MAY 31 - DELTA STRATEGY GROUP: Friday, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) voted unanimously to issue for public comment a supplement to its December 2013 position limits proposal that [...]

China Rolls Out Cotton Reserve Auction Plan

April 15th, 2016|

  FRIDAY, 2016-April 15:   Today, April 15th, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Finance (MOF) jointly issued a notice to regularly auction off national cotton reserves.  We summarized the [...]