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Human rights groups urge Trump to ban Chinese cotton over Xinjiang forced labour camps. The implications of a ban ‘would be enormous’ in Beijing, one expert said.

Human rights groups say US President Donald Trump’s potential ban of cotton products coming from Xinjiang could push China to stop committing human rights violations against minority Muslims. China is one of the world’s biggest cotton producers, and 80% of its cotton comes from the Xinjiang region, where Beijing is […]
Human rights groups urge Trump to ban Chinese cotton over Xinjiang forced labour camps. The implications of a ban ‘would be enormous’ in Beijing, one expert said.
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Australian scientist are working on a non-wrinkle strain of cotton

The next advancement in science from Australia might be a type of cotton that stretches like a synthetic fabric and doesn’t wrinkle. CSIRO scientists have started working on understanding what determines the length, strength, and thickness of cotton fibres. “We’re looking into the structure of cotton cell walls and harnessing […]
Australian scientist are working on a non-wrinkle strain of cotton
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GIFs Show How Raw Cotton Is Transformed Into Blue Jeans

For some, jeans provide durability and affordability. For others, they offer style and comfort. American entrepreneur Levi Strauss may have created the first pair of denim trousers in the late 1800s, but they continue to conquer closets all over the world. But how does this iconic clothing go from a […]
GIFs Show How Raw Cotton Is Transformed Into Blue Jeans
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SLOWDOWN ALERT: Cotton Inventory Is Rising In A Chinese Port

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Plage_of_Qingdao_211637530.jpg”] These days, we have no shortage of stories which indirectly point to the severe slowdown in the Chinese economy.  From steel inventory and steel industry profits, coal inventory, and many others. 21st Century Business Herald reports something relatively new: cotton inventory on the rise.  But for […]
SLOWDOWN ALERT: Cotton Inventory Is Rising In A Chinese Port