Current Cotton Scenario

  1. International Cotton Situation
    1. World Demand & Supply Situation
    2. World Cotton Prices
  2. Domestic Cotton Situation
    1. Kapas Prices
    2. Lint Prices
    3. State-wise Production and Cotton Balance sheet
    4. Latest State-wise Arrivals
  3. CCI's Operations
    1. Procurement of Kapas
    2. Day's Sale Quotes (Please link it with home page caption “Whats New”-‘ FLOOR RATES/ SALE RATE OF DIFFERENT VARIETIES’ )

World Demand & Supply Situation

(In Million Metric tons)

Year Beginning

August 1

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12 

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17  Est

2017-18 Est

2018-19 Proj.

Beginning Stocks

11.75

9.36

10.32

15.71

19.43

21.32

22.95

20.31

18.48

18.76

Production

22.33

25.45

27.98

27.08

26.22

26.23

21.48

23.07

26.66

26.05

Consumption

25.52

24.61

22.82

23.45

24.10

24.59

24.13

24.78

26.35

26.69

Exports

7.79

7.69

9.85

10.05

9.03

7.77

7.54

8.19

9.04

9.40

Imports

7.92

7.75

9.97

10.21

8.86

7.80

7.58

8.08

9.01

9.40

Ending Stocks

9.36

10.32

15.71

19.43

21.32

22.95

20.31

18.48

18.76

18.13

ICAC,Cotton this month 1stMay 2019

World Cotton Prices

Monthly average CotlookA Index (FE) from 2009-10 onwards

Year

Cotlook A Index in US Cents per lb

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19*

Aug

64.14

90.35

114.10

84.40

92.71

74.04

71.93

80.04

79.31

94.55

Sept

63.99

104.73

116.90

84.15

94.60

73.38

68.74

78.00

80.56

90.36

Oct

66.82

126.55

110.61

82.17

89.35

70.34

69.02

78.52

78.68

86.80

Nov

71.78

155.47

104.75

80.87

84.65

67.53

69.22

78.92

80.39

86.78

Dec

76.78

168.22

95.45

83.37

87.49

68.38

70.35

79.46

85.58

86.00

Jan

77.39

178.93

101.11

85.51

90.96

67.47

68.78

82.15

90.91

82.35

Feb

80.05

213.18

100.75

89.71

94.05

69.84

66.57

85.13

88.27

81.15

Mar

85.80

229.67

99.50

94.45

96.89

69.33

65.46

86.75

92.07

83.74

Apr

88.08

216.62

100.10

92.68

94.20

71.58

69.28

86.87

92.13

87.30

May

90.07

165.52

88.79

92.74

92.75

72.90

70.28

88.63

94.45

 

Jun

93.04

167.16

82.18

93.08

90.90

72.35

74.10

84.76

97.71

 

Jul

 -

83.97

92.62

83.70

72.26

81.06

84.09

96.18

 

Y.Avg

77.99

165.13

99.85

87.98

91.02

70.78

70.40

82.78

88.02

 

Source: Cotlook A *Position uptoApril 2019

Average Kapas Prices

The monthly average kapas prices along with percentage over Support prices for main varieties grown in the country during 2017-18 vis-à-vis 2016-17 cotton season:

Prices in Rs. per quintal

 

Month

J-34

H-4/MECH-1

S-6

 

 

Bunny Brahma

 

 

DCH-32

17-18

%tage over MSP

18-19

%tage over MSP

17-18

%tage over MSP

18-19

%tage over MSP

17-18

%tage over MSP

18-19

%tage over MSP

17-18

%tage over MSP

18-19

%tage over MSP

17-18

%tage over MSP

18-19

%tage over MSP

MSP

4170

5300

4220

5350

4270

5400

4320

5450

4720

5850

Oct

4532

108.68%

5203

-1.83%

 

 

5572

4.15%

4674

109.46%

5683

5.24%

4335

100.53%

5419

-0.57%

5137

108.83%

6272

7.21%

Nov

4631

111.06%

5402

1.92%

4753

112.63%

5596

4.60%

4600

107.73%

5638

4.41%

4240

98.15%

5430

-0.37%

5507

116.67%

 

 

Dec

4887

117.19%

5378

1.47%

5002

118.53%

5649

5.59%

4774

111.80%

5517

2.17%

4528

104.81%

5336

-2.09%

6275

132.94%

6250

6.84%

Jan

5240

125.66%

5412

2.11%

5265

124.76%

5654

5.68%

4871

114.07%

5474

1.37%

4780

110.65%

5360

-1.65%

6082

128.86%

6200

5.98%

Feb

5031

120.65%

5399

1.87%

5133

121.64%

5579

4.28%

4716

110.44%

5461

1.13%

4678

108.29%

5408

-0.77%

5518

116.91%

6149

5.11%

Mar

4861

116.57%

5687

7.30%

5103

120.92%

5766

7.78%

4692

109.88%

5718

5.89%

4626

107.08%

5477

0.50%

5314

112.58%

6442

10.12%

Apr

4806

115.25%

6109

15.26%

5131

121.59%

5973

11.64%

4948

115.88%

6037

11.80%

4621

106.97%

5679

4.20%

 

 

 

 

May

5036

120.77%

 

 

5135

121.68%

 

 

4938

115.64%

 

 

4650

107.64%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jun

 

 

 

 

5132

121.61%

 

 

5095

119.32%

 

 

5065

117.25%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jul

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5296

124.03%

 

 

5490

127.08%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aug

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sept

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lint Prices

Monthly average lint pries on the basis of daily lint prices announced by the Cotton Association of India, Mumbai for main varieties during 2018-19 vis-à-vis 2017-18 corresponding period last year.

Prices in Rs. per candy
 

Source: Cotton Association of India

Month

J-34

S-6

Bunny Brahma

H-4

DCH-32

17-18

18-19

17-18

18-19

17-18

18-19

17-18

18-19

17-18

18-19

Oct

36427

43820

38468

46196

40464

46232

36900

44104

50409

57820

Nov

36781

43652

37462

45441

38792

46496

37181

43957

50273

57717

Dec

38988

42376

39296

44020

40567

45188

39350

42864

54267

57716

Jan

40796

42669

41084

42846

42408

44346

41456

43031

56284

55427

Feb

39970

42213

40061

41850

41965

43179

40552

42608

55661

51800

Mar

40592

43617

40846

43179

41804

44363

41023

43821

53908

53721

April

40732

46935

41172

46039

42340

47517

40920

47152

54084

55765

May

42504

 

42246

 

42638

 

42704

 

56092

 

June

45662

 

46265

 

47162

 

45854

 

59381

 

July

46358

 

47631

 

48635

 

46550

 

61765

 

August

46188

 

48000

 

48854

 

46388

 

60535

 

September

44991

 

47186

 

47845

 

45191

 

58695

 

Cotton Production and Balance sheet

The Cotton Advisory Board, in its meeting held on 12th December 2017 has projected cotton production during 2017-18 cotton season at 377 lakh bales of 170 kgs each, as per State-wise details given below:

 

Year

2017-18(P)*

2018-19(P)*

State

Area

Prod

Yield

Area

Prod

Yield

Punjab

2.91

11.50

672

2.84

11.50

688

Haryana

6.69

22.50

572

6.65

27.00

690

Rajasthan

5.84

22.00

640

4.96

22.00

754

North total

15.44

56.00

617

14.45

60.50

712

Gujarat

26.23

104.00

674

27.09

92.00

577

Maharashtra

42.07

85.00

343

41.19

81.00

334

Madhya Pradesh

6.03

20.50

578

6.97

24.00

585

Central total

74.33

209.50

479

75.25

197.00

445

Telangana

18.97

55.00

493

17.94

53.00

502

Andhra Pradesh

6.44

20.50

541

5.51

20.00

617

Karnataka

5.31

18.00

576

5.75

18.00

532

Tamil Nadu

1.85

5.50

505

1.40

6.00

729

South Total

32.57

97.00

517

30.60

97.00

539

Orissa

1.45

3.50

410

1.58

4.50

484

Others

0.50

2.00

680

0.50

2.00

680

GR TOTAL

124.29

370.00

506

122.38

361.00

501

Source: Cotton Advisory Board (As per CAB meeting dated 22-11-18) P-Provisional *Inclusive of State-wise loose cotton production of 26.10 lakh bales as per survey of “loose cotton delivery and consumption in India” undertaken by ATIRA.

Cotton Balance Sheet

(Quantity in lakh bales of 170kgs)

(Quantity in lakh bales of 170kgs)

Particulars

17-18(P)*  

18-19(P)*  

SUPPLY

   

Opening stock

43.76

47.12

Crop (Production)

370.00

361.00

Imports

15.80

15.00

Total Supply

429.56

423.12

DEMAND

 

 

Mill Consumption

275.91

278.00

S.S.I Consumption

27.20

27.00

Non Textile Consumption

11.50

12

Total consumption

314.61

317.00

Exports

67.83

65.00

Total Demand

382.44

382.00

 

 

 

Closing Stock

47.12

41.12

Source: Cotton Advisory Board P-Provisional As per CAB meeting dated 22.11.18

 

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