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Raw cotton acreage as well as production falls in 2008
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Feb '09
According to "Statistical Bulletin of National Economic and Social Development 2008" released by the National Bureau of Statistics, China's cotton acreage stood at 5,760,000 hectares in 2008, a reduction of 170,000 hectares year-on-year.

Cotton production touched 7.5 million tons, a 1.6 percent decline over the previous year. This low production still has not aroused concerns in the market since, due to the global slowdown, consumption has fallen.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China

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