Prices of cotton and yarn have risen by up to 52 per cent in the current financial year, Parliament was informed today.

Prices of cotton variety, LRA-5166 rose by almost 52 per cent to Rs 114.11 per kg in 2010-11 (till January) against Rs 75.18 per kg in 2009-10, Minister of State for Textiles Panabaaka Lakshmi told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply.

Similarly, prices of cotton variety DCH-32 rose by 28 per cent to Rs 150.23 per kg 2010-11 (till January) against Rs 117.40 per kg in 2009-10. ...
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