Whats Happening‎ > ‎

World cotton ending stocks to be lower in 2010-11

posted Apr 9, 2011, 11:20 AM by NAVYUG Info
United States Department of Agriculture on April 8th projected lower cotton ending stocks for the marketing year 2010/11 ending on July 31st. The World Agriculture Supply Demand Estimates released Friday by the United States Department of Agriculture, projects the world cotton ending stocks of 41.55 million bales (480 pound each) for the marketing year 2010/11. This is 780,000 bales less than the March projection. Considering the ending stocks for 2008/09 season, the world’s cotton stock will end 18.97 million bales less as the ending stocks for the 2008/09 season was 60.52 million bales. 

World’s total cotton supply for 2010/11 season is projected to be 196.65 million bales. The total use is projected to at 155.25 million bales. The United States is projected to supply 21 million bales of which the production is pegged at 18.10 million bales. The U.S production has been lowered by 220,000 bales from the March projection. The U.S. consumption is increased by 100,000 bales from the last month estimate. Chinese domestic consumption is projected to be 47 million bales which remain unchanged from the March estimate. 

According to United States Department of Agriculture, Indian mills are estimated to consume 21.5 million bales (480 lbs each). India’s export during the current marketing year is projected to be 4.8 million bales. The production is projected to be 25 million bales of 480 lbs each, which remain unchanged from the March estimate. The ending stock in India for this season is projected to be 5.35 million bales which is 170,000 bales less than the March estimate. This translates to an ending stock 6.85 million Indian bales of 170 kg each. This year, India’s ending stock will be less than the estimated 2009/10 ending stock of 7.93 million bales of 170 kg each. According to the latest projection, India’ beginning and ending stocks for this marketing year have been lowered since last estimates in March 2011.
Comments