Strong world trade, declining stocks helping to keep cotton prices afloat

Robinson, Elton
March 2006
Southeast Farm Press;3/8/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports that strong world trade and declining world stocks could be somewhat positive for cotton prices in 2006-2007. According to Gary Adams, vice-president of economic and policy analysis of the National Cotton Council, 2006 cotton crops could even be costlier to produce. This is because of rising petroleum and gas prices.


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