Cotton  1912-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Cotton increased 1.91 USd/Lbs or 2.21% to 88.46 on Monday May 21 from 86.55 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.

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Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 71.4891 0.07 0.10% 0.75% 4.56% 40.92% May/21
Brent 78.3343 0.04 -0.05% 0.13% 5.81% 45.41% May/21
Natural gas 2.8263 0.03 -0.91% -0.55% 3.15% -15.13% May/21
Gasoline 2.2355 0.00 0.00% 1.60% 5.26% 34.46% May/21
Heating oil 2.2576 0.01 -0.35% 0.36% 5.45% 40.92% May/21
Ethanol 1.4820 0.02 1.23% 0.27% -0.54% 0.82% May/21
Naphtha 668.31 1.38 -0.21% 1.32% 10.95% 52.13% May/18
Propane 0.92 0.01 -1.04% 3.14% 14.07% 42.83% May/18
Uranium 22.4000 0.00 0.00% 4.19% 9.27% 2.99% May/18

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,286.42 7.25 -0.56% -1.98% -2.84% 2.09% May/21
Silver 16.3175 0.07 -0.42% -1.11% -1.29% -4.69% May/21
Platinum 880.10 2.65 -0.30% -2.75% -4.08% -6.97% May/21
Palladium 974.50 11.25 1.17% -2.11% -0.41% 26.48% May/21
Manganese 39.50 0.00 0.00% -3.66% -3.66% 19.70% May/18
Neodymium 412,500.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -5.17% 11.94% May/18
Rhodium 2,175.00 45.00 2.11% 6.62% 3.57% 131.38% May/18

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 1,015.6577 17.00 1.70% 0.26% -0.50% 6.18% May/21
Wheat 522.9228 3.75 0.72% 8.83% 13.31% 20.42% May/21
Cotton 88.46 1.91 2.21% 5.69% 6.33% 12.85% May/21
Rice 12.3950 0.07 0.57% 0.57% -5.10% 12.81% May/21
Palm Oil 2,433.00 0.00 0.00% 2.66% 1.29% -16.10% May/21
Cheese 1.6400 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 3.99% 6.22% May/18
Milk 15.21 0.02 -0.13% -0.20% 4.75% -2.50% May/21
Rubber 183.50 4.00 2.23% 2.57% 2.69% -40.71% May/21
Coffee 118.00 4.05 3.55% 3.83% 0.85% -9.65% May/21
Oat 244.2500 2.25 0.93% 6.66% 7.72% -1.01% May/21
Orange Juice 166.20 3.75 -2.21% -1.86% 16.10% 22.16% May/18
Lumber 624.00 15.00 -2.35% 2.80% 13.00% 71.76% May/18
Wool 1,943.00 0.00 0.00% 2.75% 6.47% 27.66% May/18
Canola 532.40 0.20 -0.04% 0.11% -0.37% 1.26% May/18
Tea 2.50 0.15 -5.66% -5.66% -18.83% -27.33% May/18
Cocoa 2,671.00 7.00 -0.26% -3.75% -2.73% 31.25% May/21
Sugar 11.80 0.14 1.20% 4.80% 5.26% -28.53% May/21
Corn 406.4702 3.50 0.87% 4.49% 7.39% 8.39% May/21

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 102.4000 0.65 -0.63% -4.85% -13.07% -17.37% May/18
Lean Hogs 74.7000 1.78 -2.32% 14.40% 6.49% -5.86% May/18
Poultry 3.55 0.00 0.00% 13.42% 19.93% -2.74% May/18
Beef 9.54 0.07 -0.73% -1.65% -0.31% -4.22% May/18
Feeder Cattle 132.2250 0.88 -0.66% -4.48% -3.64% -8.34% May/18

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 3.0799 0.04 1.20% 0.05% -0.90% 18.96% May/21
Bitumen 3,088.00 12.00 0.39% 7.37% 11.00% 21.96% May/21
Steel 4,068.00 16.00 -0.39% -0.25% 6.60% 9.95% May/21
Coal 102.50 1.60 -1.54% -0.34% 9.51% 37.03% May/21
Cobalt 90,750 0.00 0.00% 0.28% -0.55% 66.51% May/18
Lead 2,314.50 42.50 -1.80% -0.78% -0.68% 11.88% May/18
Aluminum 2,270.00 23.00 -1.00% -0.79% -8.65% 17.13% May/18
Tin 20,780.00 130.00 0.63% -0.93% -3.12% 1.46% May/18
Zinc 3,099.50 3.50 0.11% 0.50% -3.83% 17.70% May/18
Nickel 14,688.50 159.50 1.10% 4.96% -2.21% 57.07% May/18
Molybdenum 25,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 44.93% May/18
Iron Ore 68.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -0.73% 7.09% May/18
Iron Ore 62% fe 67.03 0.23 -0.34% -0.68% 2.35% 8.22% May/18
Lithium 132.86 0.82 -0.61% 1.34% 1.65% 22.01% May/18
Soda Ash 2,064.29 0.00 0.00% 0.35% 8.08% 27.88% May/17

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 1,273.00 32.00 -2.45% -13.52% 6.00% 33.44% May/18
CRB Index 208.26 0.14 0.07% 0.10% 1.06% 10.91% May/18
LME Index 3,345.80 0.00 0.00% 0.06% -3.26% 20.33% May/18
S&P GSCI 2,832.64 0.00 0.00% 1.23% 3.66% 22.92% May/18


Cotton

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 cotton 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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
88.46 86.55 210.64 5.66 1912 - 2018 USd/Lbs Daily