The ICA has signed and exchanged the following memorandum of understandings (MOUs) to formally acknowledge the alliance and cooperation between organisations:
- China Cotton Association (CCA)
- China National Cotton Exchange (CNCE)
- Cotton Association of India (CAI)
- Aid by Trade Foundation with its Initiative, Cotton Made in Africa (CmiA)
- International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF)
- U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol
The ICA also has a formal commitment and bilateral agreements on safe trading with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI).