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Malaysia: Cotton and Products Annual

Post forecasts consumption of cotton in the Malaysian textile industry at 290,000 bales in marketing year (MY) 2022/23, a 3.3 percent drop from the previous year post’s estimate.
A recent industry survey in one of China’s leading provinces for textile and apparel manufacturing highlights the negative impact of the PRC’s zero-tolerance COVID policy in the world’s largest cotton market and area economy. According to survey results, production estimates are down, costs are higher, and deliveries are delayed.
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2021 Agricultural Export Yearbook

The 2021 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook provides a statistical summary of U.S. agricultural commodity exports to the world.
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Indonesia: Cotton and Products Annual

Declining cases of COVID-19 globally and domestically are expected to increase overall demand for textile and textile products. Therefore, following an 8.2 percent decline in 2020/21, cotton imports are expected rebound by 12.7 percent to 2.6 million bales in 2021/22.
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China: Cotton and Products Annual

Higher downstream demand for textiles and garments and reduced cotton yarn imports are expected to raise spinning demand for cotton in marketing year (MY) 22/23, lifting cotton imports to an estimated 2.3 million metric tons (MMT).
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Vietnam: Cotton and Products Annual

Despite ongoing high demand, Post estimates that U.S. cotton exports to Vietnam will decline by 25 percent in marketing year (MY) 21/22 due to price volatility, ongoing logistical challenges, and tough competition from Australia. Post forecasts Vietnam cotton imports for MY22/23 will increase 5 percent to approximately 8.2 million bales or about 1.78 million metric tons (MMT).
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Thailand: Cotton and Products Annual

FAS Bangkok (Post) forecasts marketing year (MY) 2022/23 cotton imports slightly larger than MY2021/22 in line with the global economic recovery and anticipated rising demand from key foreign trade partners. There has been a significant increase of imported cotton in MY2021/22 due to foreign customers’ pent-up demand for both textile and garment products from the previous years.
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Australia: Cotton and Products Annual

Cotton production in Australia is primed to set a new record of 6 million bales in MY 2022/23, after a bumper harvest estimate of 5.5 million bales in MY 2021/22. This forecast is due to the strong prospect of increased irrigation water availability at the start of planting in October 2022 along with current high cotton prices and strong futures prices.
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Indonesia: Cotton and Products Update

In line with gradual economic recovery due to improving COVID-19 pandemic conditions, Indonesia’s cotton consumption is forecast to increase to 2.5 million bales in 2021/22, up approximately 2 percent from 2.45 million bales in 2020/21.
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Thailand: Cotton and Products Update

MY2021/22 cotton import demand is expected to increase 9 percent, well below average annual import demand prior to the COVID-19 pandemic due to slow economic recovery. MY2020/21 cotton imports further declined 15 percent from MY2019/20. Imports of U...
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China: Cotton and Products Update

Post expects China's MY 2021/22 cotton imports and production to decline from the previous forecast.
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Vietnam: Cotton and Products Update

Post estimates that Vietnam’s cotton imports for MY21/22 to increase 7 percent over the previous year, to 7.8 million bales or about 1.7 MMT.