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Organic Cotton: An Opportunity for Trade

Ton, P. (2007) Organic Cotton: An Opportunity for Trade. International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO, Geneva, Switzerland.

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Summary

Report analysing the global market for organic cotton fibre, textiles and clothing - gives a definition of organic cotton and ‘fair trade’ cotton; provides detailed figures for organic cotton production, trade, and consumption; presents the geographical markets for organic cotton fibre, textiles; describes the involvement of many large brands and retailers, and reviews organic cotton markets in the United States, Switzerland, Germany, United Kingdom and France; provides a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats)analysis of the organic cotton market worldwide; includes recommendations, and a bibliography (p. 48).


EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:Cotton, Textiles, Clothing, Natural fibres, Organic Products, Quality Standards, Fair Trade, United Kingdom, France, Germany,Switzerland, Market Survey
Subjects: Food systems > Markets and trade
Food systems > Policy environments and social economy
Food systems > Produce chain management
"Organics" in general > History of organics
Research affiliation: International Organizations > International Trade Centre ITC
Deposited By: Ton, Mr Peter
ID Code:22200
Deposited On:24 Sep 2013 09:42
Last Modified:24 Sep 2013 09:42
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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