Cotton prices dip down as farmers demand support price

Prices of cotton have eased in local markets, as the novel coronavirus outbreak in China has clouded export prospects. While China is a major buyer, Gujarat is a leading supplier of these commodities. Cotton prices have dipped by Rs 500 per candy (356kg) over the past week. The price of the Shankar-6 cotton variety has come down to between Rs 39,800 and Rs 39,90 more