Higher global cotton production

Higher global cotton production

In the 2017/18 season, global production of cotton is expected to increase by 11% to 25.5 million tons compared to the 2016/17 season, according to current forecasts by the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), Washington, DC/USA. Production in India is estimated at 6.3 million tons (+9.8%) due to the larger acreage. Chinese cotton production is expected to rise 7.1% to 5.25 million tons. In the USA, both higher yields and larger acreage are expected, resulting in a production volume of 4.6 million tons (+23.6%).

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