International Cotton Council will showcase American cotton production and processing to top leaders in Pakistan’s textile industry during a special trade mission to the United States next week. CCI is the export branch of National Cotton Council. He will also coordinate important meetings of US exporters with these Pakistani leaders during the trade mission. The leaders will travel through the American cotton belt until July 28. With an estimated total cotton consumption of 11.1 million bales in 2021-22, Pakistan is the third largest consumer of cotton after China and India. Companies participating in this trade mission collectively consume approximately 4.4 million bales per year. For the 2021-22 marketing year, US cotton export sales (as of mid-July) to these trip participants are 1.5 million bales. The group will visit farms, tour the port of Savanah, meet with exporters in the four major cottonbelt regions, and meet with representatives of US cotton industry organizations.
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