Pakistan to host world cotton body meeting

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) will hold its 75th plenary meeting in Pakistan in 2016, says a message received here from the Pakistani embassy in Washington.

The announcement was made after the ICAC Standing Committee accepted the countrys offer in this regard.

The ICAC is an association of governments of cotton producing, consuming and trading countries, and serves as a forum for discussion of matters of international significance, pertaining to cotton.

Pakistan is a longstanding member of the ICAC. With the production of 2.08 million tons of cotton in the recent season, Pakistan has become the fourth largest producer of cotton in the world. With the mill use of cotton to the tune of 2.27 million tons, it is third largest, mill user of cotton, in the world.


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Published in: Volume 05 Issue 41

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