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World Cotton Production Rebounds; Consumption Grows Slightly.

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – Global cotton production in 2016/17 is forecast at 101.6 million bales, 1 million bales below last month’s projection but 4.7 million bales above 2015/16.

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USDA Provides Targeted Assistance to Cotton Producers to Share in the Cost of Ginning.

By   /  June 10, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) will provide an estimated $300 million in cost-share assistance payments to cotton producers

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U.S. Net Textile and Apparel Imports Reach Record in 2015.

By   /  March 29, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States  – U.S. net textile and apparel fiber imports in creased for a third consecutive calendar year in 2015 to their highest on record, reaching 15.7 billion raw-fiber-equivalent pounds, compared with 14.5 billion pounds in 2014. Total fiber product imports reached 19.4 billion pounds in 2015

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Global 2015/16 Cotton Production Reduced Further in March.

By   /  March 29, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington, D.C. United States – However, cotton yarn imports by China have supplanted much of the domestic spinning declines; in 2015/16, China could import about 10 million bale-equivalents of raw fiber in the form of cotton yarn, triple the level imported 5 years ago.

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Yarn Exports Drive Growth in Vietnam’s Spinning.

By   /  January 21, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Vietnam / United States – Cotton spinning in Vietnam has more than tripled in the last 4 years, with total use expected to reach 5.1 million bales in 2015/16. During this period, Vietnam accounted for half of the total world growth in cotton demand. Rising yarn exports have been the main source of this rapid […]

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2015/16 U.S. Cotton Balance Sheet Shows Marginally Lower Production.

By   /  November 13, 2015  /  Cotton News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Washington DC, United States – The 2015/16 U.S. cotton balance sheet shows marginally lower production relative to last month, with ending stocks unchanged. Production is reduced 57,000 bales, as decreases for the Southeast and Delta are mostly offset by an increase for the Southwest. Domestic mill use and exports are unchanged.

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USDA Report: Global Cotton Production Lowest in 6 Years.

By   /  October 26, 2015  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C, United States – World cotton production in 2015/16 is forecast at 107.4 million bales, slightly below the September projection and 10 percent below a year ago. The October production estimate reflects decreases mainly for China, Pakistan, Brazil, and Australia; the declines were partially offset by an increase for Mali.

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2015 U.S. Cotton Production Reduced Marginally in October.

By   /  October 26, 2015  /  Cotton News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C, United States – According to USDA’s October Crop Production report, the 2015 U.S. cotton crop is estimated at 13.3 million bales, marginally below last month’s forecast but 3 million bales (18 percent) below the 2014 crop. With harvested area unchanged in October and the national yield reduced only slightly, the U.S. production estimate […]

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2015/16 U.S. Cotton Prices Reduced Sharply.

By   /  October 13, 2015  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C, United States – The 2015/16 U.S. cotton forecasts include marginally lower production and ending stocks relative to last month, with prices reduced sharply. Production is lowered 90,000 bales. Domestic mill use and exports are unchanged. Ending stocks are now projected at 3.1 million bales, or 22 percent of total use. The marketing year […]

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USDA: 2015 U.S. Cotton Crop Estimate Higher in September.

By   /  September 28, 2015  /  Cotton News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Washington DC, United States – According to USDA’s September Crop Production report, the 2015 U.S. cotton crop is forecast at 13.4 million bales, 346,000 bales above last month’s forecast but 2.9 million bales below 2014’s production. September’s projection is a 2.6-percent increase from August, resulting from an expected

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