Cotton and Hemp

U.S. Cotton Exports in 2022

Total Export Value
$9.02 Billion
Total Volume (Millions)
3 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$6.88 Billion
Compound Average Growth
4.9% (2013-2022)

Top 10 Markets for Cotton in 2022

Market Total Value (USD)
China $2.89 Billion
Vietnam $1.08 Billion
Turkey $1.03 Billion
Pakistan $1.01 Billion
Mexico $527.74 Million
India $493.84 Million
Bangladesh $477.07 Million
Indonesia $233.62 Million
Peru $203.39 Million
Thailand $145.28 Million
Top 10 Cotton Export Markets 2013 - 2022
Annual Cotton Exports 2013 - 2022

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Australia: Cotton and Products Annual

Cotton production in Australia is primed for a near record 5.8 million bales in MY 2023/24, stringing together three successive big crops starting from the record 5.85 million bales in MY 2021/22.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Thailand: Cotton and Products Update

Post forecasts MY2022/23 cotton imports to increase 4 percent but remain well below the 5-year average annual import demand from MY2017/18 – MY2021/22 in anticipation of slow economic recovery in 2023.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Peru: Cotton Update

Cotton production in Peru is estimated to reach 16,000 MT in CY 2023, increasing 8 percent compared to the previous year.

News and Features

The American agricultural sector posted its best export year ever in 2022 with international sales of U.S. farm and food products reaching $196 billion.

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