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

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  

2017-18

2018-19 Est.

2019-20

Proj.

2020-21

Proj.

Opening Stocks

11.75

9.36

10.32

15.71

19.43

21.32

22.95

20.31

18.48

18.82

18.88

22.49

Production

22.33

25.45

27.98

27.08

26.22

26.23

21.48

23.08

26.71

25.72

26.15

24.86

Consumption

25.52

24.61

22.82

23.45

24.10

24.59

24.14

24.79

26.35

25.85

22.54

23.31

Exports

7.79

7.69

9.85

10.05

9.03

7.77

7.54

8.19

9.02

9.07

8.25

8.62

Imports

7.92

7.75

9.97

10.21

8.86

7.80

7.59

8.09

8.99

9.27

8.25

8.62

Ending Stocks

9.36

10.32

15.71

19.43

21.32

22.95

20.31

18.48

18.82

18.88

22.49

24.04

 

ICAC Journal - Cotton this month 1st July, 2020

World Cotton Prices

Monthly average Cotlook A 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

2019-20

Aug

64.14

90.35

114.10

84.40

92.71

74.04

71.93

80.04

79.31

94.55

70.77

Sept

63.99

104.73

116.90

84.15

94.60

73.38

68.74

78.00

80.56

90.36

71.37

Oct

66.82

126.55

110.61

82.17

89.35

70.34

69.02

78.52

78.68

86.80

73.84

Nov

71.78

155.47

104.75

80.87

84.65

67.53

69.22

78.92

80.39

86.78

74.85

Dec

76.78

168.22

95.45

83.37

87.49

68.38

70.35

79.46

85.58

86.00

75.89

Jan

77.39

178.93

101.11

85.51

90.96

67.47

68.78

82.15

90.91

82.35

79.02

Feb

80.05

213.18

100.75

89.71

94.05

69.84

66.57

85.13

88.27

81.15

76.49

Mar

85.80

229.67

99.50

94.45

96.89

69.33

65.46

86.75

92.07

83.81

67.54

Apr

88.08

216.62

100.10

92.68

94.20

71.58

69.28

86.87

92.13

87.25

63.53

May

90.07

165.52

88.79

92.74

92.75

72.90

70.28

88.63

94.45

80.14

65.70

Jun

93.04

167.16

82.18

93.08

90.90

72.35

74.10

84.76

97.71

77.65

67.80

Jul

 -

83.97

92.62

83.70

72.26

81.06

84.09

96.18

75.54

 

Y.Avg

77.99

165.13

99.85

87.98

91.02

70.78

70.40

82.78

88.02

84.37

71.53

Source: Cotlook A    *Position up-to June 2020

 

Average Kapas Prices

The monthly average kapas prices along with percentage over Support prices for main varieties grown in the country during 2019-20 vis-à-vis 2018-19 cotton season:

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 2019-20 vis-à-vis 2018-19 corresponding period last year.

Prices in Rs. per candy

Month

J-34

S-6

Bunny Brahma

H-4

DCH-32

18-19

19-20

18-19

19-20

18-19

19-20

18-19

19-20

18-19

19-20

Oct

43820

37415

46196

--

46232

43300

44104

37765

57820

--

Nov

43652

37220

45441

40376

46496

41736

43957

39620

57717

53924

Dec

42376

38160

44020

39384

45188

41188

42864

38913

57716

55068

Jan

42669

39244

42846

40011

44346

41796

43031

39611

55427

57963

Feb

42213

38554

41850

39400

43179

41900

42608

38892

51800

57554

Mar

43617

37620

43179

38048

44363

40628

43821

37863

53721

56250

April

46935

36022

46039

36744

47517

39593

47152

34654

55765

55093

May

46469

34240

45265

35184

47435

37368

46638

34736

55192

53528

June

46448

34635

45508

35019

47640

36873

46648

35031

54808

53842

July

45077

 

44123

 

46385

 

45277

 

54685

 

August

42513

 

42404

 

44363

 

42829

 

53629

 

September

40674

 

41830

 

43974

 

41313

 

54117

 

Source: Cotton Association of India

Cotton Production and Balance sheet

The Cotton Advisory Board, in its meeting held on 28th November 2019 has projected cotton production during 2019-20 cotton season at 360 lakh bales of 170 kgs each, as per State-wise details given below:

 

Year

2018-19(P)*

2019-20(P)*

State

Area

Prod

Yield

Area

Prod

Yield

Punjab

2.68

10.00

634

2.68

13.00

564

Haryana

7.08

23.00

552

7.01

22.00

534

Rajasthan

6.29

26.00

703

6.45

25.00

659

North total

16.05

59.00

625

17.38

60.00

587

Gujarat

26.60

87.50

559

26.29

95.00

614

Maharashtra

42.54

75.50

302

43.69

82.00

319

Madhya Pradesh

6.14

24.00

664

6.10

20.00

557

Central total

75.28

187.00

422

76.08

197.00

440

Telangana

18.27

43.00

400

17.61

53.00

512

Andhra Pradesh

6.21

14.50

397

5.86

20.00

580

Karnataka

7.36

15.00

346

5.5

18.00

556

Tamil Nadu

1.33

5.00

639

1.28

6.00

797

South Total

33.17

77.50

397

30.25

97.00

545

Orissa

1.58

4.50

484

1.7

4.00

400

Others

0.50

2.00

680

0.43

2.00

791

GR TOTAL

126.58

330.00

443

125.84

360.00

486

Source: Cotton Advisory Board (As per CAB meeting dated 28-11-2019)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)

Particulars

18-19(P)*   

19-20(P)*   

SUPPLY

 

 

Opening stock

42.91

44.41

Crop (Production)

330.00

360.00

Imports

31.00

25.00

Total Supply

403.91

429.41

DEMAND

 

 

Mill Consumption

274.50

288.00

S.S.I Consumption

25.00

25.00

Non Textile Consumption

16.00

18.00

Total consumption

315.50

331.00

Exports

44.00

50.00

Total Demand

359.50

381.00

Closing Stock

44.41

48.41

Source: Cotton Advisory Board P-Provisional As per CAB meeting dated 28.11.2019

 

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