Commodities Pest attack, scanty rains to dent India cotton exports, says trade body head Updated : August 20, 2018 05:01 PM IST After attacks last year by the pink bollworm pest, many farmers switched to soybeans. India has so far contracted to export around 600,000 bales to neighbouring China, which has imposed sanctions on shipments from top exporter the United States, Ganatra said. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.