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January 12, 2021
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.
January 12, 2021
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....
January 4, 2021
Post estimates cotton production at 29.3 million 480-lb. bales in marketing year (MY) 2020/21 on an area of 13.3 million hectares.
December 29, 2020
Despite COVID-19, Bangladesh’s cotton imports increased 9 percent in marketing year (MY) 2019/2020, to 7.5 million bales [or 1.63 million metric tons (MMT)].
December 14, 2020
As of March 2020, Uzbekistan liberalized the cotton market with a presidential decree.
December 7, 2020
Despite lower cotton production, Pakistan's textile sector is back at full capacity and appears to be on track to achieve higher exports in the long run.
December 4, 2020
MY2020/21 cotton imports are expected to rise slightly after a large drop in MY2019/20.
December 3, 2020
Mexico cotton production for marketing year (MY) 2020/21 is forecast 36 percent lower than the previous MY, based on limited access to inputs for production and reduced government support.
December 3, 2020
In marketing year (MY) 20/21 (August-July), China’s cotton consumption and cotton imports are projected to recover to 8.1 million metric tons (MMT) and 2 MMT respectively...
December 2, 2020
Post estimates cotton production at 29.3 million 480-lb. bales in marketing year (MY) 2020/21 on an area of 13 million hectares.
December 1, 2020
Post forecasts 2020/21 planted cotton area at 1.5 million hectares (ha), with production at 12.06 million bales (2.63 million metric tons – MMT), more than a 13 percent decline....
December 1, 2020
This update provides an overview of the cotton sector in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Senegal. Marketing year 2020/21 (August to July) harvested area and production for Mali, Senegal, and Burkina Faso...
December 1, 2020
Due to COVID-19, Vietnam’s cotton imports dropped 7 percent in marketing year (MY) 2019/2020, to 6.47 million bales [or 1.41 million metric tons (MMT)].
November 27, 2020
Turkey’s cotton production is now estimated at 625,000 MT (2.87 million bales) on 350,000 hectares in marketing year (MY) 2020/21.
November 27, 2020
Indonesia cotton consumption for 2019/20 has declined to a 10-year low of 2.4 million bales due to weaker domestic and overseas demand related to COVID-19.
November 23, 2020
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
October 29, 2020
Post anticipates a fifteen percent decline in Spanish cotton production for MY2020/21.
October 20, 2020
Indonesia’s once booming textile and garment industries have faced enormous challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 13, 2020
On August 27, 2020 China issued Determination of Choline in Foods and Dairy Products for Infants and Young Children (Draft for comments).
September 29, 2020
While trade tensions and China’s retaliatory tariffs slashed U.S. agricultural exports to China in 2018 and 2019,