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Cotton crop smallest since early sixties
Nov '10
As far as the local outlook is concerned, the 10th estimate for the 2009/10 production year indicates total crop size of 41,673 lint bales, down 7% down from the previous season and the smallest crop since the early sixties.

About 38,163 lint bales are estimated to be produced from RSA produced seed cotton, 9% down from the previous season. The balance of 3,510 lint bales, relate to expected Swaziland produced cotton, ginned by the Swaziland gin.

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