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News from the American Cotton Shippers Association

COTTON USA Executive Delegation

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, July 9 – COTTON USA Conference Mumbai
  • Wednesday, July 11 – COTTON USA Conference Coimbatore
  • Friday, July 13 – COTTON […]

Farm Bill Fails in House

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 Freedom Caucus met last night in an attempt to resolve a stand-off over the farm bill and unrelated immigration […]

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

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 301 Trade Action Announcement_4-4-2018

 

 

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

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 the tag list.

2018 Union Compress -Cordele GA Fire 2-5-2018 -2295 tag list

Please contact him with any claims.

Mark Slaight
Slaight Services, […]

Notice to the Trade-Moody Compress and Warehouse Company-Location Change

Please click on the attached below to view the location change for Moody Compress & Warehouse Company.

2018-0208-Notice to the Trade-Moody Compress

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