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

20.47

18.68

18.78

18.56

21.37

Production

22.33

25.45

27.98

27.08

26.22

26.23

21.64

23.20

26.80

25.97

26.35

24.20

Consumption

25.52

24.61

22.82

23.45

24.10

24.59

24.33

24.85

26.44

25.98

22.77

24.46

Exports

7.79

7.69

9.85

10.05

9.03

7.77

7.59

8.31

9.26

9.26

9.02

9.39

Imports

7.92

7.75

9.97

10.21

8.86

7.80

7.84

8.10

9.00

9.05

8.26

9.39

Ending Stocks

9.36

10.32

15.71

19.43

21.32

22.95

20.47

18.68

18.78

18.56

21.37

21.11

 

ICAC Journal - Cotton this month 1st March, 2021

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

2020-21

Aug

64.14

90.35

114.10

84.40

92.71

74.04

71.93

80.04

79.31

94.55

70.77

70.03

Sept

63.99

104.73

116.90

84.15

94.60

73.38

68.74

78.00

80.56

90.36

71.37

70.81

Oct

66.82

126.55

110.61

82.17

89.35

70.34

69.02

78.52

78.68

86.80

73.84

74.98

Nov

71.78

155.47

104.75

80.87

84.65

67.53

69.22

78.92

80.39

86.78

74.85

77.68

Dec

76.78

168.22

95.45

83.37

87.49

68.38

70.35

79.46

85.58

86.00

75.89

81.10

Jan

77.39

178.93

101.11

85.51

90.96

67.47

68.78

82.15

90.91

82.35

79.02

87.01

Feb

80.05

213.18

100.75

89.71

94.05

69.84

66.57

85.13

88.27

81.15

76.49

92.79

Mar

85.80

229.67

99.50

94.45

96.89

69.33

65.46

86.75

92.07

83.81

67.54

94.44*

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

68.52

 

Y.Avg

77.99

165.13

99.85

87.98

91.02

70.78

70.40

82.78

88.02

84.37

71.28

81.11

Source: Cotlook A    *Position up-to 9th March 2021

 

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 2020-21 cotton season:

 

Month

J-34

S-6

Bunny Brahma

H-4

DCH-32

2019-20

2020-21

2019-20

2020-21

2019-20

2020-21

2019-20

2020-21

2019-20

2020-21

OCT

5094

5515

5810

5744

4533

5818

5569

5720

6500

6500

NOV

5118

5511

5431

5764

4245

5836

5560

5778

6400

6500

DEC

5002

5511

5410

5782

4525

5815

5442

5798

6400

6600

JAN

5023

5663

5507

5785

4633

5825

5136

5978

6700

6700

FEB

5038

5710

5460

5914

4725

5881

5004

5921

6700

7109

MAR*

5027

6000

4382

6097

4719

5817

4805

5905

6700

7200

YR AVG

4897

5652

5183

5848

4749

5832

5126

5850

6567

6768

Note : Kapas rate of FAQ variety

 

 

 

 

*Position as on 08.03.2021

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 2020-21 vis-à-vis 2019-20 corresponding period last year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Prices in Rs/candy)

Month

J-34

S-6

BB-30MM

H-4

DCH-32

20-21

19-20

20-21

19-20

20-21

19-20

20-21

19-20

20-21

19-20

October

38519

37415

39135

41600

39538

42699

38781

37765

55846

53000

November

40378

37220

40835

40376

41161

41024

40726

39620

56996

53924

December

41077

38160

41565

39384

42342

40328

41431

38913

58938

55068

January

42400

39244

43220

40011

44404

40593

42672

39611

65768

57963

February

43696

38554

44388

39400

45670

40170

43942

38892

68817

57554

March*

44314

37620

45614

38048

47114

38837

44729

37863

72871

56250

Average

41731

38036

42459

39803

43372

40609

42047

38777

63206

55627

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Position as on 08.03.2021

Source: Cotton Association of India

Cotton Production and Balance sheet

The state-wise cotton production estimated by Committee on Cotton Production and Consumption (COCPC), in its meeting held on 25-01-2021 is given as below:

Year

2018-19

2019-20(P)*

2020-21(P)*

State

Area

Prod

Yield

Area

Prod

Yield

Area

Prod

Yield

Punjab

2.68

8.50

539

3.92

9.50

412

5.01

12.00

407

Haryana

7.08

23.00

552

7.23

26.50

623

7.37

25.00

577

Rajasthan

6.29

27.50

743

7.61

29.00

648

6.72

27.00

683

North total

16.05

59.00

625

18.76

65.00

589

19.10

64.00

570

Gujarat

26.60

90.00

575

26.53

89.00

570

22.73

90.50

677

Maharashtra

42.18

76.00

306

44.31

87.00

334

41.84

86.00

349

Madhya Pradesh

6.14

23.00

637

6.5

20.00

523

6.44

21.00

554

Central total

74.92

189.00

429

77.34

196.00

431

71.01

197.50

473

Telangana

18.39

42.00

388

21.27

54.00

432

23.73

60.00

430

Andhra Pradesh

6.20

15.00

411

6.54

18.00

468

5.24

18.00

584

Karnataka

7.18

16.00

379

6.37

20.00

534

7.21

20.00

472

Tamil Nadu

1.33

6.00

767

1.70

6.00

600

1.55

5.00

548

South Total

33.10

79.00

406

35.88

98.00

464

37.73

103.00

464

Orissa

1.57

4.00

433

1.7

4.00

400

1.68

4.50

455

Others

0.50

2.00

680

0.05

2.00

6800

0.05

2.00

6800

GR TOTAL

126.14

333.00

449

133.73

365.00

464

129.57

371.00

487

Source: Meeting of  Committee on Cotton Production and Consumption (COCPC) held on 25-01-2021

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

19-20(P)*   

20-21(P)*   

SUPPLY

 

 

Opening stock

56.52

120.95

Crop (Production)

365.00

371.00

Imports

15.50

11.00

Total Supply

437.02

502.95

DEMAND

 

 

Mill Consumption

233.70

286.00

S.S.I Consumption

20.33

26.00

Non Textile Consumption

15.00

18.00

Total consumption

269.03

330.00

Exports

47.04

75.00

Total Demand

316.07

405.00

Closing Stock

120.95

97.95

Source: Meeting of Committee on Cotton Production and Consumption (COCPC) held on 25-01-2021

P-Provisional 

 

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