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Indian Cotton

Indian Cotton

Cotton remains the most miraculous fiber under the sun, even after 8,000 years. No other fiber comes close to duplicating all of the desirable characteristics combined in cotton.

The fiber of a thousand faces and almost as many uses, cotton is noted for its versatility, appearance, performance and above all, its natural comfort. From all types of apparel, including astronauts' in-flight space suits, to sheets and towels, and tarpaulins and tents, cotton in today's fast-moving world is still nature's wonder fiber. It provides thousands of useful products and supports millions of jobs as it moves from field to fabric.


India in the Cotton World

India has the largest area in the world under cotton (91.25 lakh hectares in 2005-06).
The third largest producer of cotton in the world after China and USA (243 lakh bales in 2004-05).
India is the only country cultivating cotton of all staple classes and belonging to all four cultivable species.
Cotton provides livelihood to 60 million people engaged in farming, industry and trade related to cotton and cotton products.
Textile exports account for 30% of India's total exports. Cotton textiles alone make up 20% of the exports.
Short unspinnable desi cottons to extra-long (40mm) Suvin, spinnable to 120s count are grown in the country.
Positive characteristics include low neps, good dye absorption, relatively better priced, good lustre.

India's Share (Area and Production)

Area in Million Hectares


Area World India India's Share
35.91 09.50 21%

Production in Million MT


Production World India India's Share
25.964 3.944 13%

India in the Cotton World

3 tier selection methods:>

We have a strong control and are constantly involved in the entire process of product selection comprising of heaping, ginning and sampling.

Supply from TMC (Technology Mission on Cotton) factories:

involving the auto-handling of the entire process, leading to a better finished product.

Facilities in Mumbai:

for export of MCU 5 and DCH 32 variety.

Past Performance:

approximately 35,000 MT shipped between November 06' March 06'.

A strong supplier network:

to cater to requirements of all of the below varieties - a base for our diversification:

Shankar 6 1 3/32 to 1 5/32 3.5 to 4.9 28 to 29 2 - 3 Excellent Grade, absorption, Lustre Gujarat
MCU 5 1 3/16 to 1 1/4 3.5 to 4.9 29 to 30 2 - 3 Good Staple Length, Lustre, Absorption AP, Orissa, TN
DCH 32 1 5/16 to 1 7/16 2.8 to 3.8 31 to 33 2.5 3.5 Staple Length, Strength Karnataka, MP
Bunny/Bramha 1 3/16 to 1 7/32 3.5 to 4.9 28 to 29 2.5 - 3.5 Maharashtra
H-4/Mech 1 1 3/32 to 1 5/32 3.5 to 4.9 27 to 29 2.5 - 3.5 Good Grade MP, Maharashtra
J 34 1 to 1 3/32 3.5 to 4.9 25 to 27 4 - 5 Sturdy Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan
LRA 1 1/32 to 1 1/16 3.5 to 4.9 24 to 26 3 - 4 Trash Lower than J-34 MP, Maharashtra, AP
V 797 28/32 to 29/32 4.2 to 5.5 23 to 25 12 to 15 Inspite of High Trash,
final yarn good as it falls out

Note : Season begins from October/November and ends in April/May. End season parameters may fall below the specified range.

Location : Being located in Rajkot, Gujarat, we are in the hub of the production facilities of Shankar 6, the most popular variety of raw cotton being exported from India.


Varieties of Cotton in Gujarat

Variety Sowing period Harvesting season Districts/Tracts of Growth 2.5MM S.L. Micronnaire Strength
S-6 Jun/Jul Oct/Mar All districts except Valsad and Dang 28-30 3.7-4.2 28-29
G-11/Dig Jun/Jul Jan/Apr Bharuch and Baroda 21+ 5.0-6.0 20-21
G-13/V797 Jul/Aug Feb/May Ahmedabad,
23+ 4.2-5.5 23-25
Kalagin Jul/Aug Feb/May Junagadh

Our Network

Since years, the HDL Global has had a dominant standing in exportable items being sent in huge quantity such as Cotton, Oil Seeds, Spices, Pulses, Textile Products, Rice & other Agro commodities.

To help us brand Indian Cotton globally, we have a wide spread Business Network with the major focus for cotton being on Bangladesh, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

Due to our service and our experience, we have earned a very strong goodwill in the global market. We give credit of this goodwill to our network of genuine suppliers all over India. Due to excellent relations with Indian Suppliers, we have a very good command over domestic/local markets for purchasing. We help the buyers utilize our core strengths in the form of :

The Best Competitive Prices.
The Best Desired Quality of Goods.
Total Logistics Management.
Time Bound & Definite Shipments.
20 years of rich experience in the business of Raw Cotton.