Global Markets: Cotton – U.S. Exports Fall in Major Markets Outside Vietnam Aug 15, 2019

🕔Aug 15, 2019Lower U.S. production and trade barriers weighed 2018/19 exports down from the previous year. Shipments to eight of the top ten markets fell with China witnessing the largest decline. Despite […]

Cleveland on Cotton: U.S. Textile Supply Chain Leaving China May 24, 2019

🕔May 24, 2019Cotton prices had a plus week with December gaining 121 points going into the weekly close at 67.55. The market found solid support all week as mills were active with […]

Ag Trade: Growing Meat Demand, Feedstuffs Imports in Southeast Asia Apr 25, 2019

🕔Apr 25, 2019Earlier this month, the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) published an article (“Southeast Asia’s Growing Meat Demand and Its Implications for Feedstuffs Imports,” by Tani Lee and James Hansen) which […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Weather and Trade – Hedging is Key Apr 18, 2019

🕔Apr 18, 2019Cotton prices continue locked in their technical channel with new crop fighting to climb above 78 cents while the old crop July struggles to breech the 80 cent mark. July’s […]

Hogs and China: Dangerous Market Environment for Bulls and Bears – DTN Mar 26, 2019

🕔Mar 26, 2019Just four months after China’s government and USDA said “oops,” there’s actually 5.9 billion bushels (bb) more corn in China than we previously estimated, we are once again being asked […]

Cleveland on Cotton: 5-Cent Range Hanging in There Mar 15, 2019

🕔Mar 15, 2019Cotton prices experienced an excellent week as funds, tired of the sleeping market, generated a round of short covering which was followed by new long positions which then triggered more […]

Ag Trade: U.S. Policy Flux Hurting Farmers – DTN Mar 6, 2019

🕔Mar 6, 2019Backing out of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), an ongoing trade battle with China and resulting retaliatory tariffs against the United […]

Cotton: Brazil’s Mato Grosso Forecast to Plant 2.71Mln Acres – DTN Feb 13, 2019

🕔Feb 13, 2019While corn remains the major safrinha crop for Brazilian farmers, more cotton acreage is being planted in Mato Grosso this spring, as well.  Over the past two years, cotton planting […]

U.S. Cotton Outlook, 2019: Trade Tensions are the Wild Card – NCC Report Feb 9, 2019

🕔Feb 9, 2019National Cotton Council economists point to a few key factors that will shape the U.S. cotton industry’s 2019 economic outlook. This past year can be characterized as a year with […]

Rice: Japan Gives Australia New Quota – U.S. Left Out in the Cold Jan 15, 2019

🕔Jan 15, 2019When President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) in 2017, the remaining 11 countries agreed to press on without the largest economy in […]

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