Bangladesh fears ‘inadequate’ feeder services could result in a cotton crisis

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Bangladeshi textile millers fear a massive shortage of cotton in the coming months, as shipping lines seem ‘unwilling’ to carry Chittagong-bound cargo owing to a shortage of feeder vessels.
“Mother vessels wait in transhipment ports, but feeder services are inadequate and fail to reach them in time,” said Mohammad Ali Khokon, president of the Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA).
With no deepsea port, Bangladeshi textile exports and imports are dependent on feeder …

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