Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / China's cotton output increases 2.7% in 2017
China's cotton output increases 2.7% in 2017
20
Dec '17
China
Reversing a four-year declining trend, China’s cotton production has increased by 2.7 per cent in 2017 to around 5.49 million tonnes, according to the data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). This is despite the area of cotton fields falling 4.3 per cent year-on-year to 3.23 million hectares, NBS said. Yield per hectare, however rose 7.3 per cent.

Owing to strong growth in yield per hectare, China’s cotton output increased 142,000 tonnes in 2017, Chinese news agency said quoting NBS data.

Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region, accounted for 74.4 per cent of the country’s total output, 7.1 percentage points higher than last year. This region saw increases in both area and yield due to production on a larger scale. Meanwhile, cotton output dropped this year in other cotton growing areas.

China's cotton output peaked in 2012 at 6.84 million tonnes, more than 2.2 times that of 1978. Since 2013, it started to decline due to relatively low profitability. (RKS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Interviews View All

Jurgen Gauger, Spreadshirt

Jurgen Gauger
Spreadshirt

‘Buying crowdsourced or creative designs are much more appealing to the...

Amardeep Singh, Orient Craft

Amardeep Singh
Orient Craft

'In export markets, the trend in terms of embroidery, is towards matte...

Top executives, Textile industry

Top executives
Textile industry

Knowledge sharing platform needed for sustainable water management

Lucilla Booyzen,

Lucilla Booyzen

South African Fashion Week (SAFW) is a B2B marketing platform for fashion, ...

Manuele Baggini,

Manuele Baggini

Comec Italia Srl is a world leader in the production of printing machines. ...

Tom,

Tom

<div>Inkbank is a leading supplier of inkjet inks and inkjet printing...

Pierre Wiertz, EDANA

Pierre Wiertz
EDANA

Pierre Wiertz talks about the vast world of sustainable nonwovens and...

Dave Rousse, INDA

Dave Rousse
INDA

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, serves hundreds of ...

Thomas Ong P S, NanoTextile

Thomas Ong P S
NanoTextile

Malaysian company NanoTextile Sdn Bhd taps into the potentials of...

Sidharth Sinha, Sidharth Sinha

Sidharth Sinha
Sidharth Sinha

<b>Sidharth Sinha</b> has contributed to the successful rebirth and...

Sanjukta Dutta, Sanjukta's Studio

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Akta Adani, India Boulevard

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

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


October 2019

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

news category


Related Categories:

Follow us on instagram

Follow

Follow Fibre2Fashion On


Advanced Search