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

January 9, 2015
Post’s MY 2014/15 production forecast is revised lower to 30.4 million 480 lb. bales.
December 15, 2014
MY 2014/15 (Aug/July) rainy season started normally in May for most selected countries but a long pause during June and July could reduce countries’ initial targets.