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How many tonnes per year do your trade?

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Principal Firm Merchant

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Principal Firm Producers & Mills

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Affiliate Industry Firm

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Agent Firm

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Affiliated Association

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Individual Member

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ICAspire

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Six reasons to join our community!

Global Community

Be part of the ICA global cotton community. Share best practice and drive industry standards

Protection

Offers you protection against contract disputes and cost savings on ICA arbitration

Contract Sanctity

Shows the world cotton market that you support safe trading and contract sanctity

Safe Trading

Gives you access to our ‘Safe Trading Search’ to help you make safe trading choices

Networking

Provides you with global exposure and trade and networking opportunities

Discounts & Offers

Discounts on ICA services – arbitration, training, events, cotton testing and more​

Membership categories

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Principal Firm Merchant

  • Arbitration application
  • Free individual member
  • Voting rights
  • Discounts available
  • Membership notifications
  • Access to safe trading
  • Access to Members’ Area
  • ICA Membership logo on website
  • Ability to become an arbitrator

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Principal Firm Producers & Mills

  • Arbitration application
  • Free individual member
  • Voting rights
  • Discounts available
  • Membership notifications
  • Access to safe trading
  • Access to Members’ Area
  • ICA Membership logo on website
  • Ability to become an arbitrator

Fee: £1430 per annum

Affiliate Industry Firm

  • Arbitration application
  • Free individual member
  • Voting rights
  • Discounts available
  • Membership notifications
  • Access to safe trading
  • Access to Members’ Area
  • ICA Membership logo on website
  • Ability to become an arbitrator

Agent Firm

  • Arbitration application
  • Free individual member
  • Voting rights
  • Discounts available
  • Membership notifications
  • Access to safe trading
  • Access to Members’ Area
  • ICA Membership logo on website
  • Ability to become an arbitrator

Affiliated Association

  • Arbitration application
  • Free individual member
  • Voting rights
  • Discounts available
  • Membership notifications
  • Access to safe trading
  • Access to Members’ Area
  • ICA Membership logo on website
  • Ability to become an arbitrator

Individual Member

  • Arbitration application
  • Free individual member
  • Voting rights
  • Discounts available
  • Membership notifications
  • Access to safe trading
  • Access to Members’ Area
  • ICA Membership logo on website
  • Ability to become an arbitrator

ICAspire

  • Arbitration application
  • Free individual member
  • Voting rights
  • Discounts available
  • Membership notifications
  • Access to safe trading
  • Access to Members’ Area
  • ICA Membership logo on website
  • Ability to become an arbitrator