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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 16, 2019
In MY 2019/20, cotton area harvested is forecast to drop by almost 31 percent to 97,000 ha, from 141,000 ha in MY 2018/19.
April 10, 2019
This report provides information on the export certification requirements of the Government of Malaysia.
April 9, 2019
Post’s marketing year (MY) 2019/20 (Aug-Jul) cotton area is forecast to rise to 45,000 hectares (HA) as farmers are projected to increase planted area....
April 8, 2019
Cotton planted area for MY2019/20, is forecast to remain at MY2018/19 levels, mainly on expected growth in Chihuahua offsetting reductions in other states due to lower income....
April 5, 2019
MY 2019/20 (August to July) area for Senegal, Burkina Faso and Mali is forecast at 1.56 million hectares (HA), a 12 percent increase from the previous year on the expectation....
April 5, 2019
Post forecasts Brazil’s 2019/20 marketing year (MY) cotton area to reach 1.65 million hectares (ha), an increase of 5 percent compared to the current MY estimate of 1.57 million ha.
April 5, 2019
Pakistan’s marketing year 2019/20 cotton production is forecast at 8 million 480 lb bales, up 500,000 bales from the revised 2018/19 estimate.
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 4, 2019
The government of Uzbekistan is expected to continue to lower the targeted cotton planting area and production and in marketing year (MY) 2019/20....
April 3, 2019
Turkish cotton planting and production for Marketing Year (MY) 2019/20 is projected to be about 540,000 hectares and 900,000 metric tons (4.13 million bales).
April 3, 2019
Greece is the EU’s main cotton grower, accounting for more than 80 percent of total European production.
April 3, 2019
India’s marketing year (MY) 2019/20 cotton production estimate is 29.3 million 480 lb. bales on 12.45 million hectares. Yields are expected to rebound in most of the states after an erratic monsoon...
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.
March 15, 2019
China’s food regulatory regime continues to evolve. In 2017, China issued numerous new regulations and measures to reflect the requirements introduced under the 2015 Food Safety Law.
March 14, 2019
Sufficient water reservoirs and good 2018/19 cotton prices will contribute to maintaining a comparable cotton planted area in MY2019/20.
March 7, 2019
Bt. cotton will likely be the first commercially approved genetically engineered (GE) crop for cultivation in Kenya.
February 28, 2019
In 2018, the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) authorized cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) cotton by granting official approvals for environmental release.
February 22, 2019
FAS Mumbai estimates marketing year (MY) 2018/19 production at 27.3 million 480-lb bales.