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October 10, 2019
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.
October 10, 2019
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....
September 4, 2019
Mexican cotton producers have faced a shortage of available cotton seed for marketing year (MY) 2019/20 planting, resulting in an expected reduction in planting and production, which reached....
August 29, 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.
May 8, 2019
In 2018, U.S. agricultural and related products exported to Belize reached a record $61.1 million.
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
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.
December 11, 2018
Total cotton production for marketing year (MY) 2018/19 is forecast at a record 1.89 million bales, 18 percent higher than the previous marketing year.
December 6, 2018
Post forecasts Brazil’s 2018/19 marketing year (MY) cotton area to reach 1.4 million hectares (ha), an increase of 19 percent compared to the previous MY.
November 29, 2018
Colombia remains open to the adoption of biotech-derived commodities and innovative technologies.
September 4, 2018
Total cotton production for marketing year (MY) 2018/19 is forecast to be 1.59 million bales, 2 percentage higher than the previous marketing year.
June 6, 2018
On May 31, 2018, Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Foodstuffs (SAGARPA) announced in the Mexican Federal Register....
April 18, 2018
Total cotton production for marketing year (MY) 2018/19 is forecast to be 1.57 million bales, slightly higher than the previous marketing year.
April 6, 2018
Post forecasts cotton planted area for 2018/19 to increase to 1.2 million hectares, the highest level since 2012, based on higher prices and domestic demand.
December 30, 2017
Brazil is the second largest producer of biotech crops in the world.
December 20, 2017
Transgenic seed varieties have been grown in Costa Rica since 1992 with all seeds being exported to other countries.
December 1, 2017
Peru's 10 year moratorium on genetically engineered (GE) crops remains in force. The Ministry of Environment tests conventional imported seed shipments upon arrival which has raised concerns...
November 15, 2017
U.S. farm and food exports climbed eight percent in FY 2017, reaching the third-highest level on record.
November 2, 2017
Mexican federal biotechnology regulators gain custody of genetically engineered (GE) cotton fields as a precautionary measure after finding events, not explicitly mentioned on permits, were granted...
October 11, 2017
U.S. exporters who want to enter or expand in India’s market have an array of opportunities available due to the country’s growing population and increasing demand for food and agricultural goods.