Press Release – The ICAC has updated its publications for the upcoming Plenary Meeting

The ICAC has updated its publications for the upcoming Plenary Meeting The October 2012 edition of the following publications are available online. If you are a current subscriber, you may access the publications with your log-in email and password at: New subscriptions can be purchased at the links displayed below. - Current Research Projects in Cotton: Contains detailed information on the structure of research in several countries, institutions involved in cotton research, their contact persons and addresses and the source of funding for cotton research in each country. The publication includes detailed descriptions of current projects by discipline of research (agronomy, breeding, biotechnology, etc.) and the researchers responsible for these projects. FREE ACCESS at: - Production and Trade Policies Affecting the Cotton Industry: The report provides a brief description of direct production and trade subsidy programs worldwide and an assessment of the impact of subsidies on international cotton prices. The latest edition is attached. FREE ACCESS in English at: FREE ACCESS in French at: FREE ACCESS in Spanish at: - Cotton: World Statistics: World cotton supply/demand statistics since 1920/21 and by country since 1940/41 to date. Includes also production, area, yield, consumption, imports, exports and stocks. Fiveyear projections. Monthly and seasonal average prices of cotton and polyester; comparison of ICAC forecasts since 2001/02 with actual results. ORDER NOW at:

- World Textile Demand: Comprehensive analyses and projections of world end-use consumption of textile fibers, mill use, production and trade of cotton yarn and fabric and production of chemical yarn for over 100 countries. Provides analysis on events that have an impact on world textile demand and cotton's share of the textile market. World textile fiber end-use demand 5-10-year projections. Yarn and fabric two-year projections. ORDER NOW at: - World Cotton Trade: Trade developments in raw cotton since 1980: analysis of world trade by region; import/export projections by country; matrices of trade flows; seasonal estimates of export commitments to date. ORDER NOW at: - Outlook for Cotton Supply: The report provides an overview of factors affecting world cotton prices, including the outlook for production and consumption in major countries, changes in world stocks and government policies affecting trade in cotton and textiles. It provides also statistics on aggregate world cotton supply and use, with forecasts of average prices for season 2012/13 in the October 2012 edition. ORDER NOW at: - “Plenary Package" includes Cotton: World Statistics; World Cotton Trade; World Textile Demand and Outlook for Cotton Supply. Subscribe to the package and save. ORDER NOW at:
Regards, The ICAC Secretariat ------------------------- Press releases are available via e-mail. Register online for this free service at: The Secretariat of the Committee publishes information related to world cotton production, supply, demand and prices, and provides technical information on cotton production technology. Detailed statistics are found bimonthly in COTTON: Review of the World Situation, $190 per year via email, $230 per year in hard copy. A monthly outlook is available by email for $300 per year. Access to the latest weekly estimates of world cotton supply and use by the Secretariat is available on the Internet for $460 per year. Access Secretariat reports at