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January 10, 2020
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 10, 2020
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....
December 18, 2019
Post estimates Vietnam’s cotton imports for marketing year (MY) 2018/2019 down to 1.51 million metric tons (MMT), or 6.9 million bales, due to lower demand for cotton yarns from major importers....
November 27, 2019
MY2019/20 cotton imports are expected to decrease in line with decreased yarn production.
November 25, 2019
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.
November 22, 2019
China’s marketing year (MY) 2019/20 cotton consumption is lowered to 8.6 million tons, based on stagnant textile and apparel exports, low manufacturer confidence due to trade uncertainties....
November 21, 2019
Cotton imports for 2018/19 are lowered to 3.05 million bales due to competition from imported yarn and fabrics, a weak rupiah, and lower demand from export markets for garments.
September 3, 2019
Cotton consumption is lowered for both 2018/19 and 2019/20, mostly due to uncertain global demand for Chinese textiles.
August 28, 2019
On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD.
June 10, 2019
Post estimates Vietnam’s cotton imports in marketing year (MY) 2018/2019 down to 1.55 million metric tons (MMT), due to the difficulties facing Vietnam’s spinning sector....
May 30, 2019
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has now spread across 15 Chinese provinces....
May 17, 2019
On May 13, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced that supplementary import tariffs levied on certain U.S. products....
May 7, 2019
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has spread across China’s southern border and currently impacts about 8,500 hectares....
April 17, 2019
Australian cotton production is forecast at 2.2 million bales for 2019/20.
April 17, 2019
Post forecasts consumption of cotton in the Malaysian textile industry at just over 66,000 metric tons (MT) in marketing year (MY) 2019/20, a 5 percent increase from the previous year.
April 16, 2019
China’s marketing year (MY) 19/20 cotton production is forecast at 6 million metric tons (MMT), compared to an estimated 6.07 MMT in MY18/19.
April 10, 2019
This report provides information on the export certification requirements of the Government of Malaysia.
April 5, 2019
Due to little or no growth expected in textile exports, cotton imports are forecast to increase only marginally in 2019/20.
April 3, 2019
MY2018/19 and MY2019/20 cotton imports are expected to grow at a slow pace due to high cotton prices and economic uncertainty. Imports of U.S. cotton are expected to decline significantly....
April 1, 2019
In January 2019, China approved five new genetically engineered traits and renewed the bio-safety certificates for 26 traits previously approved.

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