Cotton Increases With Short Covering As Prices Drop With Hopes For A Better Crop

The price of cotton candy saw slight increases, closing at 59920, mostly due to short covering after a prior decline in price amid hopes for better harvest conditions in nations like Australia. For the forthcoming season, 2024–2025, the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) predicted increases in several indicators, including the area used to produce cotton,…

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Cotton fell as the ICAC projected higher production in 2024–2025

The ICAC’s predictions for the 2024–25 season anticipate growth in cotton-producing areas, production, consumption, and trade. This led to a -0.58% decline in cotton candy prices, closing at 61,860. Cotton cultivation is expected to expand by 3% to 32.85 million hectares, yielding 25.22 million tonnes. Consumption is forecasted to increase by 2.9% to 25.37 million…

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Cotton Gain as CCI procured 32.81 lakh bales of cotton so far this season

Cotton candy prices rose 0.87% to 62520, boosted by good developments in domestic and worldwide markets. The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) reported significant cotton procurement, especially from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Maharashtra, indicating strong domestic demand. Furthermore, the Cotton Association of India (CAI) raised its cotton production predictions for the current season, predicting higher…

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As prices increased due to lower US ending stocks, cotton fell on profit booking

Cotton prices fell by -0.96% to 62040 due to profit-taking. Lower U.S. cotton predictions for 2023–2024 decreased production and ended inventories. U.S. production dropped by 334,000 bales to 12.1 million, with ending inventories reduced by 300,000 to 2.5 million. Despite this, upland producers maintained a projected 77.0 cents per pound price. Global cotton supply and…

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Cotton fell as CAI kept its 311.18 lakh bale harvest prediction for 2022–2023

Cotton Association of India (CAI) kept its prediction for the cotton crop production for the 2022–2023 season at 311.18 lakh bales, causing Cottoncandy to close yesterday’s trading session up 0.07% at 60800. According to a CAI statement, 307.05 lakh bales of cotton were produced overall during the most recent cotton season. The CAI has assessed…

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