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Chairman Conaway Applauds Initiation of Enforcement Action Against China’s Agriculture Subsidies

TUESDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2016

Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) joined U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and a bipartisan group of Members of Congress in announcing the U.S. has launched a new trade enforcement action against China at the World Trade Organization (WTO) […]

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

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 entering the PRC.

Yuan Associates office has provided the information below from the Chinese Department of Supervision on Health Quarantine at […]

CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo Keynote Address At ACSA

DSG SUMMARY POSITION LIMITS SUPPLEMENTAL PROPOSAL

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 attached a summary of the supplemental proposal prepared by Delta Strategy Group.  The summary includes:

  • General background and […]

DSG: CFTC Approves Supplement to Position Limits Proposal

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 will:

  • Provide a new process for exchanges to recognize certain positions in commodity derivative contracts as non-enumerated bona fide […]

China Rolls Out Cotton Reserve Auction Plan

 

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 highlights for your review and further internal distribution as you see appropriate.   We will follow an analysis next week.

 

  • China will follow a principle […]

Special Trade Mission – Korea

CCI has scheduled a Special Trade Mission from Korea in April and will be in Memphis on April 19th. View Events Tab for futher updates…

Emerging Leaders Program

The National Cotton Council (NCC) is accepting nominations for the 2016-17 Emerging Leaders Program through March 22, 2016. The program is an educational project of The Cotton Foundation and is sponsored through a special grant from Monsanto.

Please click on the link below for further details.

2016 Information and Nominating Form

Cotlook Price Quotes

Attached is a memo from Gary Adams – regarding Cotlook Limited’s response to the U.S. cotton industry’s request for continuation of the collection and publishing of price quotes for Middling 1-3/32” cotton.  You will note that Gary’s memo also encourages U.S. merchandising firms to provide quotes for Middling cotton of both 1-1/8” and 1-3/32” staple […]

2015-2016 Emerging Leaders Program Nominations

The National Cotton Council is accepting nominations for the 2015-16 Emerging Leaders Program through April 7, 2015.  The program is an educational project of The Cotton Foundation and is sponsored through a special grant from Monsanto.

 A nomination form, which includes a summary of the program’s objectives and eligibility criteria, is attached for your review.  Please […]