Madurai: The Madurai Textile Exporters Association today demanded a ban on export of cotton waste to rein in the prices of cotton yarn and suggested regulated export of raw cotton to protect domestic textile units.

The move to allow export of cotton waste had pushed the prices of cotton yarn by about 15 to 20 per cent. This would dent the margin of the textile units in a big way, association President M Britto said in a release here.

Farmers'' interests were not involved in the export of ...


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