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Cleveland on Cotton: “Polyester Pollution” Helped Keep Cotton in Historical Price Range – DTN

Cleveland on Cotton: “Polyester Pollution” Helped Keep Cotton in Historical Price Range – DTN

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Mar 17, 2017

The declining health of the cotton bull continues to draw discussion, but symptoms are few as he made an impressive stand on the week. The new crop December contract established a new  life of contract high on the week, 75.64

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Cleveland on Cotton: Textile Mills Behind the 8 Ball; More on the Polyester Teams

Cleveland on Cotton: Textile Mills Behind the 8 Ball; More on the Polyester Teams

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jan 20, 2017

Cotton prices ended on an upbeat as the market spent the week consolidating gains it made two and three weeks ago when it broke above the 72 cent trading mark and established a new trading range. The nearby March New

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Cleveland on Cotton: Bull Sightings; Polyester Lost its Crown – Heads Up Adidas, Nike

Cleveland on Cotton: Bull Sightings; Polyester Lost its Crown – Heads Up Adidas, Nike

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jan 8, 2017

The demand side of the price equation for cotton flexed it muscles this week and shot the market higher as prices reached a 5 month high. At every turn bullish news awaited cotton traders. The record high quality of the U.S.

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Cleveland on Cotton: Price Doldrums; Faux Egyptian Cotton; MSU Polyester

Cleveland on Cotton: Price Doldrums; Faux Egyptian Cotton; MSU Polyester

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Cotton Marketing Analyst, MSU 🕔Aug 26, 2016

It happens every year, every August, even in July sometimes. I had written it off this year, thinking the market was too exciting, but the Dog Days of August have surfaced. The market takes a break every year, just waiting

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Cleveland on Cotton: Chinese Sale Details; ‘Polyester Cup’ Baseball

Cleveland on Cotton: Chinese Sale Details; ‘Polyester Cup’ Baseball

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 15, 2016

An exciting bullish week for cotton prices turned bearish as prices ran ahead of demand. Export sales pulled back, swamping the price advance in its wake. As sales bit the bullet, prices remained weak with the announcement of more specific

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Sugarcane: Tons of Waste Might Have Value in Polymer Process

Sugarcane: Tons of Waste Might Have Value in Polymer Process

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Feb 22, 2016

An LSU AgCenter scientist is exploring using byproducts of sugar processing to make polymers. Michael Vincent, a postdoctoral researcher at the Audubon Sugar Institute, has made polymers using aconitic acid derived from molasses and bagasse, the fibrous material left after

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Cotton Market: Polyester Prices Hurting Market Share

Cotton Market: Polyester Prices Hurting Market Share

👤From the International Cotton Advisory Committee 🕔Feb 18, 2016

When cotton prices dropped at the start of 2014/15, the gap between international cotton prices, as represented by the Cotlook A index, and polyester prices in China, which accounts for 72% of world polyester production, narrowed significantly and greatly improved

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AgFax Cotton Review: Texas Farm Hosts 3 Generations; Whiteflies Trouble California

👤By Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor 🕔Apr 10, 2015

Markets/Trade Reuters reports that cotton and polyester are in a “race to the bottom” in prices China’s cotton policy combined with its bulging stockpiles has sent prices plunging to 6 year lows while sagging crude oil markets have taken a

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