347 lakh bales total cotton supply up to April 30, 2018 estimated by the Statistics Committee

News Tags: cotton corporation of India, cotton production, Cotton stock at the end of April 2018, cotton trade body, Ginners, Statistics Committee, Textile mills, total cotton supply

Ahmedabad
Summary: 
The country’s cotton consumption for the 7 months from October 2017 to April 2018 stood at 189 lakh bales with an average of 27 lakh bales per month. Exports are estimated at 61 lakh bales as on April-end.The Statistics Committee of CAI has projected total cotton supply up to April 30, 2018 at 347 lakh bales. This includes market arrivals of 311 lakh bales and imports estimated at 6 lakh bales, the CAI statement said.

The country’s cotton consumption for the 7 months from October 2017 to April 2018 stood at 189 lakh bales with an average of 27 lakh bales per month. Exports are estimated at 61 lakh bales as on April-end.The Statistics Committee of CAI has projected total cotton supply up to April 30, 2018 at 347 lakh bales. This includes market arrivals of 311 lakh bales and imports estimated at 6 lakh bales, the CAI statement said.

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/agri-business/cai-retains-cotton-crop-estimate-at-360-lakh-bales/article23813448.ece
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Burkina Faso ‘s cotton output revised

News Tags: African cotton, Cotton growers, cotton production, production target

Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso ‘s cotton output revised
Summary: 
One of Africa’s top cotton growers, Burkina Faso, revised its 2017-18 cotton production to 563,000 tons, down from earlier estimate of 650,000 tons.

One of Africa’s top cotton growers, Burkina Faso, revised its 2017-18 cotton production to 563,000 tons, down from earlier estimate of 650,000 tons.

It had earlier showed a downward projection of its cotton harvest owing to the fact that insufficient rains coupled with pest invasion during sowing period decreased production.

Cotton is the second largest export item for Burkina Faso. It accounts for around 15 per cent revenue to the country’s foreign exchange, and employs about four million people.

http://www.ecofinagency.com/agriculture/1311-37728-burkina-faso-s-cotton-output-to-stand-at-563-000-tons-in-2017/2018
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Oklahoma becoming a national player in cotton production

News Tags: acres harvested for 2017, cotton production, Cotton yields, increasingly becoming a national player, Mississippi is third in forecast acreage, Oklahoma, Oklahoma is narrowing the gap, projected to climb into fourth place, U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA

Altus
Oklahoma becoming a national player in cotton production
Summary: 
Oklahoma is increasingly becoming a national player in cotton production and is projected to climb into fourth place in acres harvested for 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Oklahoma is increasingly becoming a national player in cotton production and is projected to climb into fourth place in acres harvested for 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Mississippi is third in forecast acreage and is expected to harvest 95,000 more acres than Oklahoma, down from 140,000 more acres the year before, according to the USDA, but Oklahoma is narrowing the gap, said Harvey Schroeder, executive director of the Oklahoma Cotton Council, which is based in Frederick in southwest Oklahoma.

http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/oklahoma-devoting-more-land-to-cotton-production/article_71f32122-0f36-5135-abe3-649d7fa55c8e.html
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Cotton output target revived to 12.6mln bales for current season

News Tags: behind low acreage, biggest crop producer Punjab, cotton prices, cotton production, fell short of targeted cultivation area, Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association, Pakistan government revises cotton output target, proactive in training of farmers, ten percent for current season, water shortage attributed main reason

Lahore
Cotton output target revived to 12.6mln bales for current season
Summary: 
Pakistan government revises cotton output target by 10.26 percent to 12.60 million bales for the current season of 2017/18 over an earlier target of 14.04 million bales as the country’s biggest crop producer Punjab fell short of targeted cultivation area for the current year as it was missed by 11.4 percent compared with the official target, which would translate into 12 percent drop in production. Water shortage was attributed as a main reason behind low acreage, officials said on Thursday.

Pakistan government revises cotton output target by 10.26 percent to 12.60 million bales for the current season of 2017/18 over an earlier target of 14.04 million bales as the country’s biggest crop producer Punjab fell short of targeted cultivation area for the current year as it was missed by 11.4 percent compared with the official target, which would translate into 12 percent drop in production. Water shortage was attributed as a main reason behind low acreage, officials said on Thursday.

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/222763-Govt-revises-down-cotton-output-target-to-126mln-bales-in-FY18
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Slow trading recorded at Karachi cotton exchange

News Tags: cotton bales, cotton cultivation, cotton production, from the new crop, Karachi cotton exchange, likely to increase this year, recorded slow trading, spot rates decreased, with only four transactions

Karachi
Slow trading recorded at Karachi cotton exchange
Summary: 
The Karachi Cotton Exchange on Thursday recorded slow trading with only four transactions of 1,700 bales from the new crop at a price of Rs6,350 to Rs6,650/maund.

The Karachi Cotton Exchange on Thursday recorded slow trading with only four transactions of 1,700 bales from the new crop at a price of Rs6,350 to Rs6,650/maund.

Trading included 1,000 bales from Shahdadpur, 400 bales from Tando Adam, 200 bales from Hyderabad and 100 bales from Burewala.

The spot rates decreased Rs50/maund to Rs6,300/maund (37.324kg) and Rs6,752/40kg. Ex-Karachi rates also dropped to Rs6,435/maund and Rs6,897/40kg after an addition of Rs135 and Rs145 as upcountry expenses, respectively.

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/219437-Cotton-down
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Cotton production rise with a 3 year high

News Tags: Cotton Assocation of India, cotton production, domestic cotton prices, marketing season, monsoon, overseas prices

Mumbai
Cotton production rise with a 3 year high
Summary: 
With favourable weather and market conditions for the production of cotton, India is likely to witness a rise in the planting of this fibre by 15 percent in the 2017/18 marketing season to a three-year high as farmers switch away from other crops, likely boosting cotton production and exports.

With favourable weather and market conditions for the production of cotton, India is likely to witness a rise in the planting of this fibre by 15 percent in the 2017/18 marketing season to a three-year high as farmers switch away from other crops, likely boosting cotton production and exports.

http://www.firstpost.com/fwire/indias-cotton-area-seen-rising-15-percent-to-3-year-high-as-prices-rally-reuters-3436538.html
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Cotton trading at KCE remain slow

News Tags: cotton bales, cotton production, Karachi cotton exchange, remain slow, spot rates remained unchanged, three transaction changed hands, trading activity

Karachi
Cotton trading at KCE remain slow
Summary: 
Trading activity at the Karachi Cotton Exchange on Tuesday remain slow, while spot rates remained unchanged. The spot rates remained unchanged at Rs6,700/maund (37.324kg) and Rs7,180/40kg.

Trading activity at the Karachi Cotton Exchange on Tuesday remain slow, while spot rates remained unchanged. The spot rates remained unchanged at Rs6,700/maund (37.324kg) and Rs7,180/40kg.

Ex-Karachi rates also stood firm at Rs6,835/maund and Rs7,325/40kg after an addition of Rs135 and Rs145 as upcountry expenses, respectively.

KCE three transactions amid prices of Rs6,700 to Rs6,800/maund changed hands. Fort Abbas 400 bales were sold at Rs6,940/ maund, Jalalpur’s 6,800 bales were exchanged at Rs6,800/maund while Rahimyar Khan’s 244 bales at Rs6,700/maund.

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/203457-Cotton-unchanged
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Bura, Tana River county trying hands at cotton growing again

News Tags: agronomists from NIB, Bura and Hoal irrigation schemes, cotton production, hope of reviving the dwindling fortunes of the crop, making a comeback in cotton growing again, plans to scale up production. recapturing golden ages, schemes are piloting the crop afresh, Tana River County

Africa
Bura, Tana River county trying hands at cotton growing again
Summary: 
Tana River County due to Bura and Hoal irrigation schemes are making a comeback in cotton growing again with hope of reviving the dwindling fortunes of the crop. According to agronomists from National Irrigation Board (NIB) the schemes are piloting the crop afresh with plans to scale up production. This is aimed at recapturing the golden ages when the two schemes used to command 40 percent of the cotton produced in Kenya.

Tana River County due to Bura and Hoal irrigation schemes are making a comeback in cotton growing again with hope of reviving the dwindling fortunes of the crop. According to agronomists from National Irrigation Board (NIB) the schemes are piloting the crop afresh with plans to scale up production. This is aimed at recapturing the golden ages when the two schemes used to command 40 percent of the cotton produced in Kenya.

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2000230879/tana-river-s-bura-makes-comeback-in-cotton-hoping-for-turnaround-in-fortunes
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Pakistan cotton output likely to fall short of target

News Tags: assess volume of silver fibre crop, CCAC, competitive support price, Cotton growers, cotton production, cotton seed, current season, drop in prices, farmers under sowed, Federal Committee on Agriculture, high temperature, Pakistan cotton, rains hit cotton cultivation, remain lower

Islamabad
Pakistan cotton output likely to fall short of target
Summary: 
At the beginning of current season, the Federal Committee on Agriculture had projected that farmers would plant cotton over an area of 3.009 million hectares and produce 14.101 million bales. But Pakistan’s cotton produce is expected to remain lower at around 10.542 million bales in the current season because farmers under-sowed the cash crop on the fears of further drop in prices.

At the beginning of current season, the Federal Committee on Agriculture had projected that farmers would plant cotton over an area of 3.009 million hectares and produce 14.101 million bales. But Pakistan’s cotton produce is expected to remain lower at around 10.542 million bales in the current season because farmers under-sowed the cash crop on the fears of further drop in prices.

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/169958-Cotton-crop-likely-to-miss-production-target#
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Cotton output to grow 4% in 2016-17

News Tags: cotton output, cotton production

Mumbai
Cotton output to grow 4% in 2016-17
Summary: 
Cotton production in 2015-16 season stood at 338 lakh bales (of 170 kg each), Textile Commissioner Kavita Gupta told reporters here after the season's first meeting of the Cotton Advisory Board.

Cotton production in 2015-16 season stood at 338 lakh bales (of 170 kg each), Textile Commissioner Kavita Gupta told reporters here after the season's first meeting of the Cotton Advisory Board.
Cotton production is estimated to increase by 3.84 percent in the 2016-17 season (beginning from October 1) to 351 lakh bales compared to the previous year, a top Central Government official said.

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/economy/cotton-output-to-grow-42016-17-export-to-be-hit_7820801.html
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