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Notice to the Trade-Moody Compress and Warehouse Company

Please click on the link below regarding Moody Compress and Warehouse Company’s new location.

2018-0108 Notice to the Trade-Moody Compress

Plastic Contaminants in Cotton Samples

The USDA has issued a memo regarding plastic contaminants in cotton samples. Please click on the link below to view the information.

Plastic Contaminates 20171102

REVISED Contact-USDA-KCCO-RE-USDA-LIC-Warehouse Performance

August 2017 China Cotton Market Report

In July, China imported 411,171 bales (89,522 MT) of cotton, an increase of 23.77 percent month-on-month (m/m), and a decrease of 5.61 percent year-on-year (y/y).

The U.S. was ranked as the second largest cotton supplier to China in July, while Australia was ranked first, and India fifth.  Although the imports from Australia increased rapidly in July, […]

Port of Houston Press Release

Please click on the link below to read a press release on the Port of Houston.

2017-0901 Port of Houston Press Release

2017 COTTON USA Orientation Tour

Please find the Participant List and Itinerary for the 2017 COTTON USA Orientation Tour. There are currently 24 textile executives participating in the Tour, along with 5 staff members for a total of 29 people.

The tour will meet with cotton industry members in the following cities:

Monday, September 25th, Raleigh, NC: Reception and Dinner-Angus Barn-6:30 pm

Tuesday, […]

Cost to Market Adjustment Announcement

NCC News Release regarding Cottonseed Policy

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 NCC News Release-Cottonseed Policy

NCC Chairman Lee Testimony before House Ag Subcommittee

Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-1), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, held a hearing to further examine the effectiveness of farm policy in advance of crafting the next farm bill. Members of the committee heard from witnesses who shared the perspectives of the cotton, rice, peanut, canola, and […]

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

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 under Regulation 150.4(b) will not need to comply with the notice filing requirements until August 14, 2017. Without the […]