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New season cotton output to be down 14%
Aug '10
As far as the South African cotton production outlook is concerned, the 7th estimate for the 2009/10 production year indicates a total crop of 38,716 lint bales, 14% down from the previous season and the smallest crop since the early sixties.

About 35,206 lint bales are estimated to be produced from RSA produced seed cotton, 16% down from the previous season. The balance of 3,510 lint bales relates to Swaziland produced cotton to be ginned by the Swaziland gin.

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