Cleveland on Cotton: Eating Crow; Trucker Rules Impact Delivery – DTN

🕔Feb 23, 2018Prices regrouped on the week with the nearby May trading to 81 cents and the July contract eased up to 82 cents. World cotton consumptions continues to expand it wings […]

Cotton: NCC Expects World Production to Exceed Demand in 2018

🕔Feb 10, 2018National Cotton Council economists point to a few key factors that will shape the U.S. cotton industry’s 2018 economic outlook. In recent months, cotton prices have maintained a stronger appearance […]

Global Markets: Rice – Bangladesh 2017 Imports at Near Record

🕔Jan 12, 2018Bangladesh’s smaller rice production in 2017 triggered a surge in rice imports at the end of the year, causing global rice exports to swell. With near-record imports, it became the […]

Global Markets: Soybeans – Bangladesh a Growing Market for U.S. Exports

🕔Dec 13, 2017With a population over 163 million, and a fast-growing economy, Bangladesh is a rapidly growing agricultural market. With rapid modernization of the poultry and aquaculture industries, Bangladesh has the potential […]

Global Markets: Rice – Record Trade with Diversifying Suppliers

🕔Nov 9, 2017In 2017, rice trade is set to hit a new record, with only a slight decline forecast for next year. Import demand is primarily supported by expanding consumption in Africa […]

Global Markets: Cotton – Uzbekistan Showing Strong Consumption Growth

🕔Nov 9, 2017The 77th annual International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) Plenary Meeting in Uzbekistan gave the international cotton trade an opportunity to see the changes underway in the country’s cotton and textile […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Short Run Favors the Bulls; Fundamentals vs. Technicals

🕔Jul 28, 2017The new crop December futures contract simply got too close to 69 cents and had to back off lest the bulls get too excited. All contracts closed the week in […]

Dossett on Rice: Expect Reduced Acreage to Produce Some Excitement

🕔Jul 17, 2017Cash Prices Prices in India continue to fluctuate every week. The monsoon stalled in some areas of India but Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are buying from Pakistan and Vietnam. This […]

Dossett on Rice: Bull Market; Hold Off on Hedging

🕔Jul 3, 2017June 30, 2017 Rice Cash Market India prices are weakening this week. There is still good demand from Bangladesh and East Africa but not as strong as last month. India […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Planting up 21%; Polyester Pollution is Cotton’s New Best Friend

🕔Mar 31, 2017The much talked about 2017 Prospective Plantings Report for U.S. cotton was released Friday with little fanfare. The report indicated growers would plant 12.2 million acres, up 21 percent from […]

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