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 20, 2015
Ethiopia's cotton production, which has remained fairly flat in recent years, is estimated at 184,000 bales (40,000 metric tons) in MY14/15.
May 11, 2015
After declining consistently in recently years, cotton use and imports for the domestic spinning industry are hovering around 40,000 to 45,000 tons, annually.