COIMBATORE: The Southern India Mills’ Association has reiterated that the Union Government should take steps to control cotton prices, which has shot up by nearly 25 per cent during the last two months. The mills have no option but to pass on the price increase and hence, the yarn prices have also gone up.

With shortage in power in the State and the high price of cotton, the textile mills are incurring high production costs and are passing only part of the price increase, he said.

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