U.S. cotton sales to China could surprise

Laws, Forrest
February 2006
Southeast Farm Press;2/6/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the move of U.S. merchants to sell a million bales of American cotton to Chinese textile mills. The cotton-trading firm Globecot is predicting the total Chinese cotton consumption at 46 million bales for the 2005-2006 marketing year. According to Globecot chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) Ed Jernigan, U.S. could sell 10 million bales if they could find ways to transport the cotton.


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