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03/07/2020 – An important crop in Mozambique

An important crop in Mozambique

Cotton is ensuring the income

The diversification of economy in Mozambique is progressing. It emerges new and very dynamic commodities and some high priced agricultural products. By  Sibylle Michel

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22/06/2020 – Issues with seeds

Issues with seeds

Pakistan: Cotton area to decrease in 2020/21

Industry contacts report that seed germination will be a major problem to maintain plant population. By  Sibylle Michel

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16/06/2020 – ITMF survey 2019

ITMF survey 2019

Cotton contamination level up

The level of cottons moderately or seriously contaminated as perceived by the spinning mills from around the world grew from 23 percent in 2016 to 26 ... By  Sibylle Michel

Corona: The Dornbirn-GFC 2020 has to be cancelled. As an alternative the organizer will offer some lectures and discussions in the form of webinars. © Dornbirn

Due to the impact of Covid-19 there will be no possibility to conduct the congress in its usual form this year. By  Iris Schlomski

The certificate covers both the welfare of animals, the protection of nature and the working conditions of farmers and farm workers. © thegoodcashmerestandard.org

29/05/2020 – Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF)

Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF)

First standard for sustainable cashmere

Aid by Trade Foundation launches first standard for sustainable cashmere. Its first focus will be Inner Mongolia. By  Iris Schlomski

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29/05/2020 – Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic

Cotton consumption, trade and area drop

Covid-19 have closed business activity in a way not experienced in modern era. By  Sibylle Michel

Coats Digital, the software business of Coats, has launched PPE Fast Start, an initiative to support manufacturers switching part of their production facilities and supply chains to help address the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). © Coats Digital

27/05/2020 – Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Corona: Coats Digital launches PPE Fast Start

Coats Digital has launched Fast Start for PPE versions of its best in class software solutions for apparel manufacturers. By  Iris Schlomski