Monthly Archives: August 2013

2013 COTTON USA Orientation Tour

Cotton Council International will hold their 2013 COTTON USA Orientation Tour from September 22-29, 2013.

Currently there are 36 participants representing the following countries: Bangladesh, China, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Venezuela, Vietnam

Please click on the links below for the itinerary and full participant list. […]

DJ USDA’s Vilsack: US will Halve September Payment to Brazil Cotton Industry Due to Sequester Cuts

WASHINGTON–Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said the U.S. will have to stop monthly payments to Brazil that stem from a cotton dispute at the World Trade Organization because of the automatic spending cuts known as the sequester, a move that risks retaliatory trade measures from Brazil.

The U.S. currently has to pay about $150 […]