Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / USDA projects 8% rise in 2016/17 global cotton output
USDA projects 8% rise in 2016/17 global cotton output
16
Dec '16
Driven by rebound in the average yield, which has more than offset lower acreage, the December report of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has estimated 2016/17 global cotton production at 104.2 million bales, an expansion of 8 per cent over the previous season. Improved weather conditions, also led to the growth in output of the global cotton crop.

The global yield in 2016/17 is expected at 775 kg per hectare, which is above the five year average. India’s 2016/17 crop is forecast at 27.0 million bales, up 2 per cent from 2015/16, despite a 12 per cent decline in acreage as farmers seek alternative crops.

However, the Chinese 2016/17 cotton production is anticipated to drop for the fourth consecutive season to 21.0 million bales, 1 million bales below 2015/16 and the smallest crop since 2000/01.

In the same season, Pakistan’s cotton crop is estimated at around 8.3 million bales, a massive expansion of 18 per cent over the 2015/16 cotton crop. (AR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Pexels

Textiles | On 17th Jul 2018

Trade wars could depress medium-term growth prospects: IMF

The recently announced and anticipated tariff increases by the US and ...

Courtesy: Mat Brown from Pexels

Textiles | On 17th Jul 2018

India increases import duties on textiles & apparel

The Government of India has increased basic customs duty on several...

Luis Quijano

Textiles | On 17th Jul 2018

US varsity student cultivates bacterial cellulose in lab

Luis Quijano, a student at the Liberty University in Lynchburg,...

Interviews View All

Headhonchos
Indian fashion industry

Cotton consumption will keep growing in the Indian fashion industry

Top executives
Textile industry

Defining MSMEs on the basis of turnover makes it simpler to do business

Top executives
Textile industry, India

Such fairs are a must for industry to showcase new innovations

Tejas N Patel, Navin D Patel

Founded in 1999 by Navin Patel in the name of Tejas Fabrics with 100...

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Karan Behal

Karan Behal, founder and chief executive of top-selling brand...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Vaanee Bhatia
Gritstones Clothing

<div>Delhi-based Gritstones Clothing offers quality and exemplary style...

Amiben Shroff
Shrujan

From its modest beginning in the late 1960s, Shrujan has grown into a...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

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

Leave your Comments


July 2018

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

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search