Pima prices reach $3 per pound on world market

March 2011
Southwest Farm Press;3/17/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p21
Trade Publication
The article discusses the condition of the cotton industry worldwide in 2011. It states that the prices of Extra-Long staple (ELS) cotton have rapidly escalated and have reached three dollars per pound on the world market which is attributed to the tight supply. It details the outlook of several agencies including the World Agricultural Outlook Board and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service. The agencies estimate that high prices is likely to remain from 2011-2012.


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