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07 September, 2022
ICA Training Workshops in Karachi & Lahore


II) TWO DAY ICA TRAINING WORKSHOP ON “COTTON QUALITY FOR SUPPLY CHAIN” On 21 & 22 October 2022 at Pearl Continental (PC) Hotel, Lahore

Optional: III) ICA Arbitrators Exam Basic / Advanced Level

This is to inform that the Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) in collaboration with the International Cotton Association (ICA), has arranged the above I) and II) Training in Karachi and Lahore respectively.

1. Presenters
Mr Jon Dickinson, Arbitrator and Consultant,
Dr Robert Jiang, ICA Business Operations & Development Manager and
Ms Casandra German, ICA Safe Trading Officer
will conduct these Training workshops at Karachi and Lahore.

2. Modules
The Two Day Karachi Training Workshop will cover the following Areas / Modules:

1. Contract Making
2. Contract Performance
3. Bylaws & Rules
4. Agents/Brokers and Their Functions
5. Manual Classing Principle & Procedure
6. Cotton Standards
7. Instrument Testing
8. Allowances Calculation using Value Differences
9. Disputes/Claims & Resolution
10. Arbitration & Appeal Procedure
11. Enforcement of Awards
12. Safe Trading Zone

The Two Day Lahore Training Workshop will cover the following Areas / Modules

¬¬ 1. Contract Making
2. Bylaws & Rules
3. Manual Classing Principle & Procedure
4. Cotton Standards
5. Instrument Testing
6. Allowances Calculation using Value Differences
7. Cotton Spinnability
8. Disputes/Claims & Resolution
9. Arbitration & Appeal Procedure
10. Enforcement of Awards
11. Safe Trading Zone

3. Fee per participant:
For Member-firms of the KCA: Rs. 12,500 (Rupees Twelve Thousand & five hundred only)
For Non member-firms: Rs 15,000 (Rupees Fifteen Thousand only)

5. Lunch and Tea
One Buffet Lunch and Two Hi Tea will be served daily.

6. Exam and Certificate

Course Material related to the above topics shall also be provided during Training Sessions. At the End of the Training Workshop, exam will be conducted for all delegates. Successful Participants shall be awarded Certificates from the International Cotton Association.

7. Registration

To register for the Workshops in Karachi or Lahore, you are required to send an email to Members / Non Members interested to participate in the above Training Workshops, are advised to let their nominees registered with the Association by forwarding their Names, Designations, Tel No., WhatsApp No. / Mobile No. and active email address along with prescribed Registration Fee by Friday, 14 October 2022 positively. Registration Fee can also deposited through ON-LINE as per given below details:

Account details for ON-LINE Payments

1 Title of Account The Karachi Cotton Association

2 NTN 0710839-7

3 STRN S0710839-7
4 Address 101, Cotton Exchange Building, I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi.

5 Bank Name & Branch National Bank Of Pakistan - Aitemaad - Islamic Banking, Cotton Exchange Branch.

6 Bank address Cotton Exchange Building, I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi.

7 Branch Code 2017

8 IBAN PK26NBPA2017004320098433

9 Account No. 4320098433

10 Registered email ID

11 Registered Mobile No. 0300-2952682

8. Contact::

For any further information. Please contact Mr Muhammad Ali, Deputy Secretary (Stat.), the KCA (Phone No. 32425018 / 32425007 / Cell No. 0300 / 2952682) during office hours.

Since the number of seats are limited, registration will be made on first come first served basis.

The ICA will also conduct Arbitrators Exam, Basic / Advanced Level. Those willing to participate in the exam to be held at Karachi, will have to pay £100 per person to the ICA for the Basic Level, and contact us for Advanced Level.

Candidates interested in taking the Basic / Advanced Arbitrators Exam are requested to get registered themselves by Friday 14 October 2022, through email to Dr Robert Jiang at and copy to Mr Muhammad Ali at forwarding their personal details like Names, Designation, and Mobile Nos. etc.

Payment must be received before the commencement of the exam by MasterCard, Visa Credit Card or Bank Transfer. Course material & Payment Details will be sent to the applicants after getting registered with the ICA.



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