Cotton USA in Haiti
Cotton Council International (CCI), the National Cotton Council of America (NCC), is a non-profit trade association that promotes US cotton fiber and cotton products throughout the world through COTTON USA trademark.
CCI has 60 years of experience in the promotion of US cotton fiber and cotton products in the sector and among consumers.
CCI works with spinning mills, fabric and clothing manufacturers, brands, resellers, textile associations, governments and the USDA to encourage the use of US cotton. They are present in more than 50 countries, with 20 offices around the world. They export their product from more than 12 states around the USA.
The priority for them is the good quality and the efficiency for their customers. COTTON USA aspires to produce the most durable cotton in the world. Thanks to generations of farm families and their land management, strict regulations and innovative and precision agricultural technology, the United States is becoming the world leader in growing a cotton crop that provides a better future for the next generations.
They constantly innovate to improve their product. No other cotton producing country in the world is reaching the $ 200 million annual public and private investment in the US cotton industry. Cotton production is a $25 billion per year industry in the United States, employing over 200,000 people in total, as against growth of forty billion pounds a year from 77 million acres of land covering more than eighty countries. The final estimate of U.S. cotton production in 2012 was 17.31 million bales, with the corresponding figures for China and India being 35 million and 26.5 million bales, respectively.
From the 25th to the 29th, two representatives of Cotton USA came to Haiti to offer their products to certain Haitian industries.
It was a really productive visit. They were very satisfied