China's State Reserve Activity Dwarfs Other Traders

January 2014
Cotton: World Markets & Trade;Jan2014, p1
The article presents an overview of cotton market in the world. It is noted that buying and selling activity of China regarding cotton will again surpass the world's largest importers and exporters. It also presents various lists depicting cotton, production, price and exports on various nations of the world. It also presents lists depicting cotton supply and distribution throughout the world since 1982 till 2014.


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