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Cotton Board (Market Research)

Volume 462: debated on Tuesday 1 March 1949

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asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps are being taken by the Cotton Board in the field of market research, including the promotion or undertaking of research into matters relating to consumption and use of cotton products.

The Cotton Board have a department which is responsible for market research and they maintain a colour design and style centre. They also arrange for suitable organisations, including the British Export Trade Research Organisation, to undertake specific inquiries into the consumption and use of cotton manufactures in various overseas countries. Advisory panels drawn from representatives of the industry collaborate in these inquiries.