USDA's latest official data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in cotton, can be found in the Cotton: World Markets and Trade report.

Data & Analysis

October 23, 2014
Official statistics reveal marketing year (MY) 2014/15 planted area reached a record 12.7 million hectares.
October 15, 2014
On December 31, 2013, China’s National Standardization Technical Committee on Cotton Processing published the final version of National Standard on cotton baling (GB6975-2013).