Well, India is the largest producer of cotton globally. Cotton has been the most significant for the Indian economy and also for the Indian farmers. The Indian cotton industry provides livelihood to more than 60 million people in the country. The production has increased by 22.3% and export by 15.39%. Countries like Bangladesh, China, and Pakistan are scaling their cotton imports from India to increase their export garments industries.
The global demand for cotton exports from India is rising by 20-30%. Indian cotton companies are the cheapest as compared to other countries. Last week the price of cotton was 15% lower than the international benchmark rate.
Cotton Buying Guidelines
The Buying Guidelines for Cotton from India are as Follows:
- The Cotton Corporation of India(CCI) is in the advanced stages of signing an MOU with Bangladesh as the CCI has almost 55 lakhs bales in its reserves.
- The director of CCI said they might increase the procurement by 15% to 20% over the previous years of 135-140 lakh bales. The aim is to secure the domestic market.
- India’s government and the Export council have set a long-term target of US $100 billion export by 2025-26. They aim to adopt the latest technologies and best-farming methods to enhance productivity and achieve the target.
- Also, the government has been implementing production techniques and added additional incentives under the Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS), including fixed-term employment in the textile sector.
- While fulfilling its export requirements, CCI mainly asks for objectives like- ensuring the remunerative price for cotton farmers or exporters, bringing stability to the global market and lastly, bringing confidence among overseas buyers for reliability.
- Earlier the government of India launched Mega Investment Textile Parks (MITRA) in 2020-2021, which enabled the textile industry to boost employment generation and enabled the textile industry to become globally competitive. Also, it attracted a large number of investors.
- The export council connects international buyers with the appropriate suppliers and enables them to source their specific needs. It also shows India’s competitive advantages, export advantages and the updated cost of textile.
- The TEXPROCIL (The International Face of Indian Cotton Textiles) provides regular updates on international product trends, trade-related issues, and the latest updates in the industry, including emerging markets.
- Suppose the buyer has completed all the formalities to facilitate the shipment, but the shipment is delayed due to the shipment of an offering of bails. In that case, the corporation shall consider an extension in free shipment.
- The council enables a better understanding of Indian and International trade policies, has a close report of overseas buyers, and keeps track of suppliers throughout.
- According to the terms and conditions of buyers, the export sales will be conducted on a net-rate basis. However, on the receipt of written communication from the principal buyer, including a commission of their authorised agent, the communication rate shall be added to the sale price. The maximum commission will be 3% of the sale price.
- With the increased cotton production in the country, CCI has its infrastructure, export experience, and the confidence of overseas buyers availing special opportunities with neighbouring countries.
- This contract says if there is any delay in the shipment or if any compromise with quality or quantity is made, the seller shall cancel the contract on choice.
- The CCI should offer lots to 120% of the contracted quantity. The buyer agent shall confirm 90% approval of the samples within 15 days from the contract. The cotton lots which are approved but the buyer or the agent shall be final, and no dispute on the terms of quality is entertained.
- The buyer shall make all the arrangements for the time-based shipment and also send the shipping instructions well in or before time, including the last payment details that the buyer shall pay a minimum amount of 15% of the total value of the cotton as deposit money within three days from the date of the contract.
- According to the Cotton A association of India, the quality inspection at the spot shall be final. The buyers shall be satisfied before completing and agreeing to all the terms and conditions. No quality disputes will be entertained in respect of approved lots.
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