India’s record cotton exports

The United States Department of Agriculture is estimating that India will export record amounts of cotton in 2011/2012, in part as a result of a less restrictive government policy.

The USDA believes that exports of Indian cotton may grow by as much as twenty one percent over the next year, estimating sales at over eight million bales, compared to just over six and a half million bales this current year.

One bale is roughly equvelant to one hundred and seventy kilograms.


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