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The Cotton Portal provides a single entry point for all the cotton-specific information available in WTO and ITC databases on market access, trade statistics, country-specific business contacts and development-assistance related information, as well as links to relevant documents and webpages. It also provides links to other organisations active on cotton.
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The multifaceted challenges facing cotton producers have highlighted the need to strengthen the resilience of the cotton sector and speed up cotton trade reform, the Cotton-4 (Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali) and other cotton-producing developing countries stressed at the WTO’s Cotton Days on 9-10 November. The meetings heard updates on trends in cotton trade following recent crises. Also, a strong call was made to mobilize additional financial resources and technical assistance to support cotton-related development projects.