Cotton

 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

May 26, 2016
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
May 12, 2016
After a small decline in MY15/16 (Aug-Jul) because of the drought, cotton production is forecast to more than recover, reaching 207,000 bales (45,000 metric tons) in MY16/17.
May 12, 2016
As scheduled, the Chinese government’s auction of state cotton reserves began on May 3, 2016.
May 10, 2016
This monthly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in cotton.