International Cotton Association

International Cotton Association

A nonprofit trade association for cotton investors. The ICA sets standards for members and arbitrates disputes. It also serves as the governing body for the Liverpool Cotton Exchange. It was established as the Liverpool Cotton Association in 1841 and took its present name in 2004.
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The International Cotton Association (ICA) has inked and exchanged a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Cotton Association of India (CAI) for the formalization of the association and partnership involving both the associations.
The panel discussion held on Wednesday and included five experts from various sectors of the cotton supply chain: Kai Hughes, International Cotton Association (ICA); Andrew Macdonald, AMCON Consulting; Julia Salasky, UN Commission on International Trade Law; Quamrul Ahsan, Cotton Bangladesh; and Esther Berkelaar, Rabobank International.
The treasure trove of information came to light during an office move by the International Cotton Association (ICA), formerly the Liverpool Cotton Association, which dates back to the mid-18th century when the city's first-ever cotton auction was recorded.
The Indian governemnt has kept itself from the total involvement besides saving its exporters from facing the arbitration process at International Cotton Association in Liverpool", member PYMA Shakeel Ahmad said.
To officially recognize the collaboration between the two associations, International Cotton Association (ICA) and the China National Cotton Exchange (CNCE) have inked and exchanged a memorandum of understanding (MOU).
This international trade was also driven by the region''s two economic engines, Liverpool and Manchester, where large and vibrant mercantile communities lived and worked, especially in, respectively, the International Cotton Association and Manchester Exchange, which linked entrepreneurs with markets in a most effective manner.
KARACHI, May 12 -- Pakistan cotton importers are considering to go for arbitration service of International Cotton Association (ICA) on cancellation of 200,000 cotton bales orders by Indian exporters.
It has now dropped Liverpool from its title and adopted the new name the International Cotton Association.
Williams, who was also director-general of Liverpool's International Cotton Association, is now helping local businesses weather the recession and is aiming to double the chamber's membership.
The Liverpool-based International Cotton Association (ICA), whose rules govern most of the world's cotton trade, is launching its annual conference today with a reception at Liverpool Town Hall.
AS WORLD leaders meet for the G8 Summit, the Liverpoolbased International Cotton Association has criticised the USA for its heavy cotton farming subsidies depressing the world market.
Although cotton is no longer imported through the port the city is still home to the International Cotton Association with 300 plus firms registered in more than 60 countries
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