Sibylle Michel

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16/04/2020 – Sustainable production practices

Sustainable production practices

The Egyptian cotton project on the run

The aim of the project is to reduce the impact of cotton production on the environment while improving conditions for cotton producers. By  Sibylle Michel
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15/04/2020 – “Cotton cluster” is generating interest in cotton production

“Cotton cluster” is generating interest in cotton production

Production of cotton in South Africa

The total cotton hectares in South Africa have grown close to 400 percent over the past five years. By  Sibylle Michel
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08/04/2020 – Stocks expected to lower in 2019/20

Stocks expected to lower in 2019/20

Global cotton ending stocks

The Covid-19 outbreak in China has provided uncertainty to markets as manufacturing and supply chains in Asia have slowed. By  Sibylle Michel
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31/03/2020 – Investment in cotton quality pays off

Investment in cotton quality pays off

Argentina becomes competitive

The last season is the third best performance in terms of production of the last 20 years in Agentina. By  Sibylle Michel
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18/03/2020 – Uncertain cotton balance sheet

Uncertain cotton balance sheet

Effects of the corona virus on China’s textile sector

The novel coronavirus outbreak and its potential ramifications have lowered the consumption in China. By  Sibylle Michel
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17/03/2020 – Cotton arrivals have picked up pace

Cotton arrivals have picked up pace

Cotton exports from India revival

Post estimates marketing year (MY) 2019/20 cotton production at 6.4 MMT with a planting area of 13 mn hectares. By  Sibylle Michel
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Comparison of biodegradability of different textile materials in the ground. © Cotton Incorporated

 
04/03/2020 – Environmentally friendly textiles

Environmentally friendly textiles

Cotton is biodegradable

The worldwide cotton consumption is estimated at about 26 mn tons. Altogether, the need for all fibres on the part of the textile industry is considerably ... By  Sibylle Michel