Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / US cotton production projected to fall
US cotton production projected to fall
25
Apr '16
The 2015-16 US cotton production estimate was reduced this month to 12.87 million bales, as indicated in the March 2016.

Cotton Ginnings report, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has said. In 2014-15, the US produced 16.3 million bales of cotton.

Upland production was placed at 12.44 million bales while the ELS crop was estimated at 430,000 bales. The USDA will release final 2015-16 production estimates on May 10.

With starting stocks unchanged in April, this season's cotton supply is now estimated at approximately 16.6 million bales, nearly 2.1 million bales below 2014/15.

US cotton demand estimates were unchanged in April. American exports remain projected at 9.5 million bales, down from nearly 11.3 million bales in 2014-15 and the lowest since 2000/01. With lower shipments, the US share of global trade is expected to reach 27 per cent in 2015-16, compared with nearly 32 per cent in 2014-15.

US cotton mill use is forecast at 3.6 million bales, nearly identical to 2014-15. Based on the latest data, US mills have used 2 million bales during the first 7 months of the marketing year, similar to a year ago.

US cotton acreage in 2016 is projected to rise from last season's three-decade low. Based on the National Agricultural Statistics Service's (NASS) Prospective Planting s report that surveyed, farmers as of early March, producers intended to plant 9.56 million acres to cotton in 2016. The initial projection is 1 million acres (11 per cent) above 2015's plantings. (SH)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 29th May 2017

Special package creates 7,50,000 jobs in garment sector

The special garment package of Rs 6,000 crore that was introduced by...

Md Siddiqur Rahman, president, BGMEA, addressing a press conference with other dignitaries. Courtesy: BGMEA

Apparel/Garments | On 29th May 2017

BGMEA asks govt for 5% incentive for 2 years in Budget

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association...

Textiles | On 29th May 2017

Tintex, Bruckner bring new effects to knitted fabric

The textile company Tintex has joined hands with the system supplier...

Interviews View All

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli
Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

‘The percentage share of printing in the global textile market is pretty...

Poojaa Kumar Deepak
Zeven

Zeven's performance sports apparel is designed for the Indian body type,...

Mukesh Agarwal & Rajesh Agarwal
Madhuram Fincap Pvt Ltd

Increasing prices and lack of demand main issues facing industry

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
May 2017

May 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search