India's cotton industry losing profitability

Farmers consider abandoning sector worth $1bn claiming profit margins are too low.

Last updated: 15 Dec 2013 04:54
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Cotton farmers across India are feeling the pinch.

While they produce bumper crops many are struggling to make a profit, and with a dwindling workforce of cotton pickers some are considering leaving the industry all together.

Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from Bharuch in the western state of Gujarat.


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