AEPC urges government to put restrictions on cotton yarn exports, Retail News, ET Retail

Davida Erdahl

NEW DELHI: The Clothing Export Marketing Council (AEPC) on Saturday urged the government to impose constraints on exports of cotton yarn in buy to control price ranges and raise offer for domestic suppliers. AEPC chairman A Sakthivel said inspite of a number of initiatives by the government to cut down […]

NEW DELHI: The Clothing Export Marketing Council (AEPC) on Saturday urged the government to impose constraints on exports of cotton yarn in buy to control price ranges and raise offer for domestic suppliers.

AEPC chairman A Sakthivel said inspite of a number of initiatives by the government to cut down the selling price of cotton yarn, it has regularly elevated in the final four months and was affecting the whole worth chain.

“We request rapid intervention to raise the offer of yarn to domestic suppliers. We suggest that quantitative constraints ought to be imposed on exports of cotton yarn, precisely on cotton yarn of 26 counts and higher than,” he said.

Sakthivel even more said the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has minimized the selling price of cotton for small mill proprietors but this did not end result in reduction of cotton yarn price ranges.

“The charge of raise in yarn price ranges far exceeds that of cotton price ranges. The steep raise in price ranges and unpredictability in availability of yarn implies that garment exporters can not honour commitments they produced to their buyers.

“This has also impacted handloom and powerloom weavers poorly. Looms have stopped production. Because of to this, the domestic industry has also received impacted adversely,” he added.

The AEPC chairman said the sector would be strike really hard if yarn is exported at the cost of domestic and export-oriented producing industry.

“We also suggest that export obligation ought to be levied on exports of cotton yarn. This will end result in a sharp drop in domestic yarn price ranges and an raise in worth addition and employment in the nation.

“This will also assistance in raising garment exports. And, it will end result in only typical revenue accruing to yarn spinners, not the tremendous typical income owing to the profiteering at present happening,” Sakthivel said.

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