Economy, tighter supply buoy cotton prices

Robinson, Elton
January 2010
Southwest Farm Press;1/14/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports on the statement of Gary Adams, vice president of economics and policy analysis for the National Cotton Council concerning the impact on economy and tighter balance sheet for cotton fundamentals on cotton prices. He projects that the global production for 2009-2010 will be 102.7 million bales, down by 5 million bales compared in 2008. He cites the biggest challenge for the U.S. which is to maintain mill demand at its price levels.


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