Cotton Outlook: World Stocks To Rise Slightly in 2017/18

🕔Apr 13, 2018The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) cotton projections for 2017/18 indicate that global ending stocks are forecast at 88.3 million bales, about 2 percent (1.5 million bales) above the […]

Cotton Outlook: Record 2017 U.S. Net Textile and Apparel Imports

🕔Mar 12, 2018U.S. net textile and apparel fiber imports increased to a record in calendar year 2017, as demand for clothing increased with the expanding economy. Net imports in 2017 approached 16.2 […]

Cotton Outlook: Global Trade at 4-Year High

🕔Dec 15, 2017The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) projections for 2017/18 indicate that world cotton trade is forecast to expand 3 percent from last season and reach a 4-year high. Global […]

Cotton Outlook: World Production Projected Highest in 5 Years

🕔Sep 15, 2017The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates for 2017/18 project global cotton production at approximately 120.8 million bales, 13 percent above the previous season, as relative prices favored the […]

Cotton Outlook: U.S. Cotton Textile and Apparel Trade Unchanged in 2017

🕔Aug 15, 2017The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates indicate that total U.S. cotton textile and apparel trade was virtually unchanged during the first half of 2017, compared with the corresponding period […]

Cotton Outlook: Global Growth of Mill Use Varies by Country

🕔Jul 14, 2017The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture cotton projections for 2017/18 (August-July) indicate that global cotton mill use is forecast to rise for the second consecutive season. World cotton consumption is […]

Cotton Outlook: Global Stocks Forecast Lower in 2017/18

🕔Jun 13, 2017The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) cotton projections for 2017/18 (August-July) indicate that world cotton stocks are expected to decline for the third consecutive season. Global ending stocks are […]

Cotton Outlook: World Consumption To Exceed Production in 2017/18

🕔May 15, 2017The initial U.S. Department of Agriculture cotton projections for 2017/18 indicate that world cotton consumption will rise slightly and exceed production for the third consecutive season. Global cotton mill use […]

Cotton Outlook: Global Stocks in 2016/17 Lowest in 5 Years

🕔Apr 13, 2017The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture cotton projections for 2016/17 indicate that world ending stocks are forecast at 90.9 million bales, 6 percent below the previous season and 19 percent […]

Cotton Outlook: U.S. Net Textile and Apparel Imports Steady in 2016

🕔Mar 13, 2017U.S. net textile and apparel fiber imports were stable in calendar year 2016, near 2015’s record. In 2016, net imports approached 15.8 billion raw-fiber-equivalent pounds. Total fiber product imports reached […]

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