World cotton output to rise by 2 percent, U.S. by 7 percent — Forecast

In its first estimate of the new growing season, the International Cotton Advisory Committee forecast a world crop of 23.4 million tons, up 2 percent from 2016/17 due to larger plantings around the world. The intergovernmental group estimated U.S. cotton production would rise by 7 percent, a much larger increase than USDA’s projection of a… » Read More

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