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

August 17, 2018
Post lowered its MY 2018/19 area and production forecast to 11.8 million hectares and 28.5 million 480 lb. bales.
August 10, 2018
Monthly report on crop acreage, yield and production in major countries worldwide. Sources include reporting from FAS’s worldwide offices, official statistics of foreign governments....
August 10, 2018
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.
August 1, 2018
Delayed rains and low reservoir levels have led to a ten percent lower Kharif crop planting than the normal five year average during the southwest monsoon (June to September).