Cotton  1912-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Cotton increased 1.51 Cents/lb or 2.12% to 72.65 on Friday June 23 from 71.14 in the previous trading session. Historically, Cotton reached an all time high of 210.64 in March of 2011 and a record low of 5.66 in December of 1930.

Cotton is expected to trade at 71.60 Cents/lb by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 69.40 in 12 months time.
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Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 43.0100 0.27 0.63% -3.87% -16.26% -9.72% Jun/23
Brent 45.5400 0.32 0.71% -3.86% -15.60% -5.93% Jun/23
Natural gas 2.9290 0.04 1.21% -3.56% -8.73% 10.03% Jun/23
Gasoline 1.4341 0.00 -0.03% -1.42% -13.22% -5.96% Jun/23
Heating oil 1.3717 0.00 0.01% -3.88% -14.61% -5.74% Jun/23
Ethanol 1.4910 0.01 -0.47% -5.09% 0.74% -6.52% Jun/23
Naphtha 397.49 0.58 0.15% -0.86% -9.31% -4.53% Jun/23
Propane 0.59 0.00 -0.15% -1.06% -7.90% 17.34% Jun/23

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,256.4000 6.19 0.50% 0.26% -0.14% -4.49% Jun/23
Silver 16.6900 0.16 0.99% 0.66% -2.90% -5.65% Jun/23
Platinum 926.00 4.75 0.52% 0.16% -1.91% -5.58% Jun/23
Palladium 852.00 32.00 -3.62% -1.05% 11.66% 55.73% Jun/23

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Corn 357.7500 5.00 -1.38% -6.84% -3.64% -6.96% Jun/23
Soybeans 904.5000 0.50 0.06% -3.67% -4.61% -18.00% Jun/23
Wheat 459.7500 1.50 -0.33% -1.18% 6.30% 1.10% Jun/23
Cotton 72.65 1.51 2.12% 1.07% -6.31% 12.64% Jun/23
Rice 11.5100 0.13 1.10% -1.50% 4.12% 6.48% Jun/23
Cheese 1.6190 0.00 0.06% 0.12% 4.79% 11.66% Jun/23
Palm Oil 2,589.00 8.00 -0.31% -2.52% -9.51% 4.82% Jun/23
Milk 16.35 0.00 0.00% 0.12% 4.81% 23.68% Jun/23
Orange Juice 137.65 5.70 4.32% -2.89% 1.29% -17.23% Jun/23
Coffee 119.95 6.50 5.73% -2.91% -6.69% -10.72% Jun/23
Lumber 363.70 0.70 0.19% 0.08% 0.58% 23.08% Jun/23
Oat 254.5000 2.75 -1.07% -5.48% 6.71% 21.77% Jun/23
Cocoa 1,843.00 50.00 2.79% -6.68% -2.69% -39.97% Jun/23
Wool 1,533.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -4.04% 15.91% Jun/22
Tea 3.39 0.14 4.19% 12.62% 17.57% 42.04% Jun/22
Canola 509.60 4.60 0.91% -0.88% -2.69% 9.78% Jun/23
Rubber 190.20 3.60 1.93% 2.48% -18.40% 23.83% Jun/23
Sugar 12.97 0.13 1.01% -3.50% -17.23% -31.74% Jun/23

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 119.2000 0.58 0.48% -2.05% -2.40% 3.92% Jun/23
Lean Hogs 85.3000 0.28 0.32% 3.61% 6.36% 1.49% Jun/23
Poultry 3.6400 0.95 35.32% -0.55% 3.12% -2.41% Jun/23
Beef 9.54 0.00 0.00% -0.89% 4.47% 2.14% Jun/22
Feeder Cattle 144.9500 1.50 1.05% -1.98% 0.66% 3.94% Jun/23

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.6230 0.03 0.96% 2.36% 1.75% 24.20% Jun/23
Iron Ore 62% fe 54.7300 0.07 0.13% 0.05% -11.01% 7.67% Jun/23
Coal 78.57 2.03 -2.52% -2.01% 6.03% 41.19% Jun/23
Cobalt 58,125.00 250.00 0.44% 0.89% 4.15% 137.89% Jun/22
Lead 2,186.00 2.00 0.10% -0.90% -4.40% 21.29% Jun/22
Aluminum 1,861.25 18.00 -0.94% -0.89% -1.77% 17.48% Jun/22
Tin 19,335.00 600.00 3.19% 0.47% -2.63% 15.10% Jun/22
Zinc 2,697.25 60.00 -2.37% 1.06% -2.87% 22.58% Jun/22
Nickel 8,967.50 3.00 0.03% -0.88% -4.78% -1.11% Jun/22
Molybdenum 15,750.00 0.00 0.00% -8.70% -8.70% -5.97% Jun/22
Steel 312.50 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% -0.79% Jun/22
Iron Ore 57.00 1.50 -2.44% % % 17.65% Jun/22
Lithium 107.3500 0.30 -0.28% -0.98% -1.41% 17.67% Jun/22

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
LME Index 2,765.30 0.00 0.00% 0.40% -1.27% 23.06% Jun/22
S&P GSCI 2,053.6580 6.85 0.32% -1.78% -3.80% -10.87% Jun/22
Baltic Dry 870.00 15.00 1.75% 2.23% -6.85% 42.86% Jun/23
CRB Index 169.41 1.26 0.75% -3.05% -8.72% -10.61% Jun/23


Cotton Notes

The biggest producers of cotton in the world are China (26% of total production in 2010/11 fiscal year) and India (22%), followed by United States, Pakistan, Brazil, Australia and Uzbekistan. The United States is the biggest exporter of cotton (40% of total exports). India, Australia, Brazil and Uzbekistan also have a big share in the cotton trade. Cotton, a soft fiber that grows around the cotton plant, is the world’s most widely-used natural fiber for clothing.To maximize the needs of the cotton market, the New York Mercantile Exchange has made available a cocoa futures contract for trading on the CME Globex® trading platform and for clearing through NYMEX ClearPort® clearing. The size of each contract is 50,000 pounds and its commodity code is TT. It is financially settled, and the final settlement price shall be set at the value of the New York Board of Trade cotton futures contract on the termination day of the contract month, or as specified by the Board of Directors. This page provides - Cotton - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Cotton - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
72.65 71.27 210.64 5.66 1912 - 2017 Cents/lb Daily