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

April 23, 2015
Most C3+2 countries [1] experienced a bad rainy season with delayed and intermittent rains.
April 10, 2015
Post/New MY 2015/2016 total Mexican cotton production is forecast to decrease approximately 19 percent due to an expected decrease in planted area.
April 10, 2015
In 2015/16, Australian cotton production is forecast to be 2.2 million bales assuming average rainfall.