Brazilian cotton prices rise in first fortnight of April

2018/04 22 05:04

Cotton prices continued to rise in Brazil in the first fortnight of April. The boost came from both higher demand and sellers’ retraction. Between March 29 and April 13, the Center for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics/Department of Economy, Administration and Sociology, Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture (CEPEA/ESALQ) cotton Index rose 4.9 per cent. […]

Brazil’s area under cotton should rise in 2018: Cepea

2018/01 16 12:01

Owing to favourable weather in the main producing regions, area planted with cotton in Brazil is expected to increase in 2018, Center for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics (Cepea) said in its latest fortnightly report. In Mato Grosso, the main cotton producing state, inputs costs and anticipated sales point to revenue 10 per cent higher […]

Brazil’s cotton output up 18.6% to 1.5mn tons in 2016-17

2018/01 05 07:01

Brazil’s cotton output in the 2016-17 season increased 18.6 per cent year-on-year to 1.529 million tons, pushed up by the 20.6 per cent increase in the average productivity, since area under the crop decreased 1.7 per cent to 939,100 hectares. The weather favoured crop development during the growing season, but hampered the harvesting season. Domestic […]

Brazilian cotton prices up 6% in first fortnight of Dec

2017/12 20 05:12

Cotton prices increased in Brazil’s domestic market in the first fortnight of December 2017, as both purchasers and sellers retracted from the market, similar to the activity observed in December last year. Between November 30 and December 15, the CEPEA/ESALQ cotton Index rose a staggering 6 per cent, closing at 2.5945 BRL ($0.7848) per pound […]

Rhodia is part of Sustainable Apparel Coalition

2017/12 16 15:12

Courtesy: Solvay Rhodia, a Solvay Group company with its smart and sustainable yarns and fibres, has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), a not-for-profit international group committed to promote transformation of the textile chain through sustainability. Rhodia is the first company in Latin America to join SAC, which brings together over 200 global entities. More […]

Egyptian delegation to visit Brazil to discuss trade

2017/12 07 15:12

A delegation of Egyptian companies will visit São Paulo in Brazil for two days—December 7 and 8—to discuss trade with several companies, including Elktob Textiles and Almatex, which offer cotton yarn and fabrics. The visit, organised by the Egyptian Commercial Services, will include authorities from the trade promotion organisation of the Arab country. On December […]

Egyptian delegation to visit Brazil to discuss trade

2017/12 06 14:12

A delegation of Egyptian companies will visit São Paulo in Brazil for two days—December 7 and 8—to discuss trade with several companies, including Elktob Textiles and Almatex, which offer cotton yarn and fabrics. The visit, organised by the Egyptian Commercial Services, will include authorities from the trade promotion organisation of the Arab country. On December […]

Cotton prices rise in Brazilian market in Nov ’17

2017/12 06 14:12

Despite low number of batches traded, cotton prices increased in Brazilian domestic market in November 2017, Center for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics (CEPEA) said in its latest report on cotton market. Between October 31 and November 30, the CEPEA/ESALQ Index increased 1.6 per cent, closing at 2.4475 BRL ($0.7507) per pound on November 30. […]

Cotton prices oscillate in Brazilian market in November

2017/11 20 17:11

Cotton prices oscillated slightly in the Brazilian market in the first fortnight of November, the Center for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics (CEPEA) said in its fortnightly report. Some traders were active, lowering asking prices, resulting in the CEPEA/ESALQ Index dropped 0.6 per cent since October 31, closing at 2.3940 BRL per pound on November […]

Braskem partners Haldor Topsoe to develop biobased MEG

2017/11 16 04:11

Braskem, the Americas’ leading producer of thermoplastic resins, and Danish-based Haldor Topsoe, a world leader in catalysts and surface science, have signed a technological cooperation agreement to develop a pioneering route to produce monoethylene glycol (MEG) from sugar. The agreement calls for the construction of a demonstration plant in Denmark. The demonstration plant, slated to […]

IAF World Fashion Convention 2017 ends successfully

2017/11 16 04:11

Courtesy: IAF The 33rd (International Apparel Federation) IAF World Fashion Convention 2017, which was held on October 17 and 18, 2017, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, ended on a successful note, writes Anton Schumann Over 350 participants came together for the world fashion conference. The theme for this year’s event was ‘Compliance and Technology – […]

Cotton quotes drop in Brazilian market in October

2017/10 18 10:10

Despite slight oscillations, cotton quotes dropped in the Brazilian market in the first fortnight of October, as sellers were either more active in the spot market or retracted, the Center for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics (CEPEA) said in its fortnightly report. New trades were hampered as most buyers bid lower quotes than offer prices. […]