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May 29, 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.
May 18, 2020
This report explains why official the USDA stocks and stocks-to-use estimates for Brazil's cotton production, supply, and distribution (PSD) are unusually high.
May 13, 2020
Post estimates cotton production at 28.5 million 480-lb. bales for marketing year (MY) 2020/21 on an area of 12.64 million hectares.
May 12, 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.
May 12, 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....
May 8, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted Bangladesh’s marketing year (MY) 2019/2020 cotton imports and consumption.
April 30, 2020
Weekly Report as of April 24, 2020, of COVID-19 impact on the Indian harvest of Rabi (Winter) crops.
April 17, 2020
Post forecasts market year (MY) 2020/21 cotton fiber production at a record for a third consecutive year, at 1.0 million bales (480 lb.).
April 13, 2020
On March 26, 2020, China Customs (GACC) published Announcement No. 43 on Adjusting the Supervision of Imported Cotton, eliminating the requirement for quality inspection of all imported cotton...
April 9, 2020
China’s marketing year (MY) 20/21 cotton production is forecast at 5.95 million metric tons (MMT) compared to an estimated 5.9 MMT in MY19/20, based on a slight acreage decline and a return...
April 7, 2020
As of March 2020, Uzbekistan liberalized the cotton market with a presidential decree. Starting from the 2020 harvest season, State regulation of cotton production, price and mandatory sales plan...
April 7, 2020
Due to the global economic slowdown resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and declining domestic consumer spending, Indonesia’s consumption and imports of cotton are forecast to decline five percent...
April 6, 2020
Post estimates Vietnam’s cotton imports for marketing year (MY) 2019/2020 down to 1.28 million metric tons (MMT), or 5.90 million bales, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic...
April 6, 2020
MY2020/21 cotton imports are expected to grow at a slow pace in anticipation of weak or no economic recovery. MY2019/20 cotton imports reduce sharply due to an economic downturn caused by the COVID-19
April 6, 2020
Marketing year (MY) 2020/21 (August to July) area for Mali, Burkina Faso, and Senegal is forecast to increase three percent to 1.37 million hectares (HA) compared to the previous year...
April 6, 2020
In market year (MY) 2020/21, cotton area harvested is forecast to drop by almost 35 percent to 65,000 hectares (ha), from 100,000 ha in MY 2019/20.
April 6, 2020
Post forecasts cotton planted area at 1.7 million hectares in the 2020/21 marketing year (MY), up from 1.68 million hectares in 2019/20 MY. Production is forecast to increase to 13.5 million bales...
April 6, 2020
Australia’s cotton production is forecast to partially recover in 2020/21 and rise to 1.7 million bales, from a revised estimate of 625,000 bales in 2019/20.
April 6, 2020
The Mexican cotton sector is facing a myriad of challenges, that coupled with reduced global demand and low global prices, will result in a reduction in planted area and production...
April 3, 2020
In MY 2019/20, cotton production is estimated at 1.67 million bales, up 18.8 percent from the previous season due to significant area increase, favorable weather conditions during harvest...