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 […]

Global Markets: Cotton – USDA Revises Australia, Brazil Residuals, Reduces Global Stocks

🕔Apr 13, 2018This month’s WASDE includes significant revisions to USDA’s loss attribute for Australia and Brazil beginning in 2010/11. The cumulative effect of these changes is equivalent to a stocks reduction of […]

WASDE Cotton: Higher U.S. Exports, Lower Ending Stocks

🕔Apr 10, 2018The 2017/18 U.S. cotton supply and demand forecasts show higher exports and lower ending stocks relative to last month. Production and domestic mill use are unchanged. The export forecast is […]

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 […]

Global Markets: Cotton – World Ending Stocks Expected to Continue to Fall

🕔Mar 9, 2018USDA released its first 2018/19 cotton projections at the Agricultural Outlook Forum in late February, which included a 6-million bale decline in global stocks to 82.7 million bales, the lowest […]

WASDE Cotton: Lower Domestic Production, Higher Exports

🕔Mar 8, 2018This month’s 2017/18 U.S. cotton forecasts show lower production, higher exports, and lower ending stocks relative to last month. Production is reduced 233,000 bales to 21.0 million, based on the […]

WASDE Cotton: Slightly Lower Domestic Exports, Higher Ending Stocks

🕔Feb 9, 2018The 2017/18 U.S. cotton supply and demand forecasts show slightly lower exports and higher ending stocks relative to last month. Production and domestic mill use are unchanged. The export forecast […]

WASDE Cotton: Reduced U.S. Production, Stocks

🕔Jan 12, 2018This month’s 2017/18 U.S. cotton forecasts include slightly lower production and ending stocks. Production is reduced 177,000 bales due to small declines in regions outside the Delta. Ending stocks are […]

Global Markets: Cotton – India’s Stocks Lower on Higher Use

🕔Dec 13, 2017India’s forecast 2017/18 ending stocks have been lowered substantially in the December WASDE, from 13.2 million bales to 11.7 million. This change partly reflects a 500,000-bale cut to production, only […]

WASDE Cotton: U.S. Sees Increased Exports, Higher Production, Lower Ending Stocks

🕔Dec 12, 2017This month’s 2017/18 U.S. cotton forecasts include higher exports, slightly higher production, and lower ending stocks. Production is raised 63,000 bales as increases in the Southwest are largely offset by […]

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