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

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).
Recent floods damaged an estimated 80,000 hectares of cotton area, a small fraction of Pakistan’s 3.1 million hectares of cotton.