The government has lifted the suspension on fresh exports of cotton, following a re-assessment of the situation by the Cotton Advisory Board based on fresh estimates of output and consumption. 

While no quantitative restrictions have been imposed on cotton exports, the situation will be reviewed by the informal group of ministers, or GoM, in three weeks and a fresh assessment made, Commerce and Textiles Minister Anand Sharma told reporters after the meeting of the GoM on Monday. 

The informal G...
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