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March 3, 2021
On February 1, the Government of India announced the imposition of a ten percent duty on imported cotton.
February 18, 2021
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.
February 12, 2021
Infographic detailing some of the FAS 2018 accomplishments in the areas of trade policy, market development, and trade capacity building.
February 9, 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.
February 9, 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....
February 4, 2021
Post estimates cotton production at 28.9 million 480-lb. bales in marketing year (MY) 2020/21 on an area of 13.3 million hectares.
January 22, 2021
South Asia, which includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, accounts for 24 percent of the world’s population, with 1.84 billion people in 2019.
January 21, 2021
On December 23, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced its annual tariff adjustment plan that sets tentative import and export tariff rates for select tariff lines in 2021.
January 20, 2021
This report highlights the partnership between Cotton Council International, one of the original cooperators, and USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service in promoting U.S. cotton in Turkey.
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)].