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. […]

Brazilian cotton prices drop in Sept, as harvesting ends

2017/10 05 10:10

Brazilian cotton growers intensified processing in late September to fulfil the previously closed contracts before harvesting comes to an end. They were also trying to close new contracts, both for this year and for the first semester of 2018, according to the fortnightly report released by the Center for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics (Cepea).Meanwhile, […]

International trends affect Brazilian cotton prices

2017/09 20 14:09

Taking cue from international market trend of falling cotton prices, the Brazilian market too showed downtrend in the first fortnight of September 2017. The CEPEA/ESALQ cotton Index increased at the beginning of the month due to the firm position of sellers in the domestic market. However, the Index dropped in the later part of the […]

Brazilian cotton prices drop in first fortnight of August

2017/08 19 12:08

Cotton prices dropped in the Brazilian market in the first fortnight of August. The average price during the first 15 days was 2.4379 BRL per pound, which was the lowest since January 2016 when price touched 2.5096 BRL per pound, Center for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics (Cepea) said in its fortnightly report for August […]

Brazilian cotton prices drop 7.3% in July

2017/08 04 09:08

Most trades in the Brazilian cotton market were limited to small volumes in July. Although sellers were more flexible regarding asking prices, purchasers were not interested in trading in the spot market, bidding prices lower than those asked by sellers. Besides, active processors were complaining about the quality of the available cotton. Between June 30 […]