International Cotton Association

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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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It was built by Liverpool Cotton Association and opened in 1906, at a time when Liverpool was at the heart of the world cotton trade.
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.
Formerly known as the Liverpool Cotton Association and established more than 160 years ago, ICA represents almost all cotton growing and consuming countries.
The Liverpool Cotton Association (LCA), Bremen Cotton Exchange, has reacted against Government decision to suspend export of cotton.
The International Cotton Association changed its name from the Liverpool Cotton Association last year.
He is probably the UK's leading individual broker and has twice been elected chairman of the Liverpool Cotton Association and has taken a leading role in its conversion into the International Cotton Association.
The trade became more organised through the 1800s and near the end of the century the Liverpool Cotton Association was formed and to this day it acts as a governing body for traders throughout the world.
IT'S AN historic moment for the world-famous Liverpool Cotton Association, which dates back to 1842.
China has its own rules but the Liverpool Cotton Association has had a copy of its rules printed in the Chinese languages and a Chinese delegation which visited Liverpool has studied these.
Former New Zealand prime minister Mike Moore and the BBC's foreign affairs correspondent John Simpson are speakers at the dinner organised by the Liverpool Cotton Association, which was established in 1841.
THE Liverpool Cotton Association was set up in 1841 for brokers and merchants because of the large volumes of cotton coming through the Port of Liverpool.
THE Liverpool Cotton Association is planning to open an office in China to attract new members to the world's oldest cotton trading body.
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