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ICA Newsreel
September 2015

Welcome to September's issue. Here is a round-up of all our latest news.

Have you got your ticket?

The clock is ticking to secure your place for our San Francisco trade event (30-31 Oct). Still undecided? Perhaps our top speaker line-up will persuade you:

  • Todd Buchholz, Former Director of White House Economic Policy
  • Kim Kitchings, Cotton Inc
  • Charles Walthall, USDA
  • Bayard Winthrop, American Giant
  • Ben Jackson, ICE Futures


Find out more and book online >


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Last chance to sponsor SF2015

With 600+ delegates expected, our San Francisco trade event is an ideal platform for you to promote your business with one of our sponsorship packages. Interested? Simply contact us before Friday 11 Sep*.

*Firms that sign up for sponsorship after this date will not be listed in the printed event material, but will be promoted onscreen and via the event app.


Find out more and apply >


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Final call for China cotton training

Applications are still being accepted for the China cotton trade training, on 21-24 Sep 2015 at the Shenzhen Silver Lake Resort Hotel in Shenzhen. The training is delivered in Chinese and will focus on areas currently impacting on China's global cotton trade. There are only 100 places available.


Find out more and apply >


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Still time to 'manage risk'

There are still places available on our next Managing Risk training course (28-29 Oct, San Francisco). This one-and-a-half-day advanced course covers futures and options, trading plans and strategies.


Find out more and apply >


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Back again for 2016

Our most popular training programme - Complete Cotton - is back for 2016 and we are now accepting applications. The training will run from 13-22 April at the Marriott Hotel, Liverpool, UK. The course is always a sell-out so please book early to guarantee your place.


Find out more and apply >


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FREE cotton directory for members

The 2015 ICA membership directory is hot off the press and will be available later this month. A handy resource for anybody in the cotton trade, it includes details of ICA members and arbitrators plus service information. A free copy will be sent to all our members. Copies are available to non-members at a cost of GBP £15.


Contact us to purchase a copy >


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Your safe trading update

Since the last issue, here are the firms that have been added to or removed from the ICA List of Unfulfilled Awards Part 1*:



  • Akbar Cotton Mills Ltd, Bangladesh (award date 12 Jun 2015)
  • Poojya Exports Private Limited, Gujarat, India (award date 6 Feb 2015)


  • Akij Textile Mills Ltd, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2 x awards dated 22 Dec 2004)
  • Chesano Cotton Ginnery (2006) Tanzania Ltd, Mwanza, Tanzania (award date 28 Jun 2011)
  • Sangeeth Textiles Ltd, Coimbatore, India (award date 13 May 2000)
  • Thien Hung Investment & Development Joint Stock Company, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam (award date 14 Oct 2011)

*The ICA List of Unfulfilled Awards Part 2 is available to members only.


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2 more for your safe list

Two more firms signed up to safe trading last month and joined the ICA. Here are their details to add to your safe trading contact list:

  1. Continental Inspection Co (BD) Ltd, Bangladesh
  2. Frey Rearq Representacoes Ltda - EPP, Brazil

If you are involved in cotton and support safe trading, why not join the ICA community?


Find out more and join >

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Boost your cotton contacts for FREE

Stay connected and boost your contacts by joining our social/business network community on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. You can also access our membership directory to find out who is an ICA member and view their details.


Access our online directory >


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What is Newsreel?

Newsreel is our regular e-news alert. Designed to keep you up to date with everything that is happening at the ICA. Newsreel is aimed at anybody with an interest in the cotton trade.


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