Cotton Coucil International(CCI)is the export promotion arm of theNational Cotton Council of America．CCI's mission is to increase ex-port of U.S. cotton,cottonseed andU.S.manufactured cotton productsthrough activities that affect everyphase of the marrketing chain-fromthe initial mill buyer of cotton fiber orpurchaser of U.S.cotton-rich yarnsand fabrics on through to the finalconsumer.
In March,2007,china's ForeignTrade interviewed Mrs．Karin Malm-strom,Director,China of CCI．Shestressed that CCI was ready to makepragmatic efforts to strengthen thecooperation with the Chinese cottonindustry．The follows are her com-ments. By Editor
America is a large cotton export country 85% to 90%of the production is for export．The council has beenestablished for 50 years．It is a trade platform engagedinto promoting the cotton export in the global range,makingfashion shows,consumer promotions,etc．
The Council has developed business in the South America．South-east Asia,ecc．In last year the Council signed an agree-ment with China Cotton Association,marking the close coop-eration between the two sides has been established．I want tostress that our Council and China Cotton Association are notrival,but coopemtive panners． ......