Cotton increased 0.01 USd/Lbs or 0.01% to 80.03 on Wednesday December 12 from 80.02 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 75.20 USd/Lbs by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 75.60 in 12 months time.


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Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 52.4687 0.80 1.55% -0.80% -5.78% -7.30% Dec/12
Brent 61.0815 0.78 1.30% -0.78% -6.70% -2.18% Dec/12
Natural gas 4.2494 0.15 -3.38% -4.91% 3.62% 56.52% Dec/12
Gasoline 1.4620 0.02 1.33% 1.13% -5.23% -11.22% Dec/12
Heating oil 1.8730 0.02 1.23% -0.83% -9.19% -1.65% Dec/12
Ethanol 1.2323 0.00 -0.16% -0.22% -0.46% -4.84% Dec/12
Naphtha 469.66 1.65 0.35% -2.95% -12.16% -17.75% Dec/11
Propane 0.70 0.00 -0.33% -4.49% -6.64% -25.72% Dec/11
Uranium 28.7500 0.10 -0.35% -0.52% -1.20% 17.83% Dec/11

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,247.62 2.36 0.19% 0.82% 3.80% -0.62% Dec/12
Silver 14.6750 0.14 0.96% 1.18% 4.83% -8.64% Dec/12
Platinum 786.99 5.25 0.67% -1.68% -5.72% -11.05% Dec/12
Palladium 1,253.74 10.25 0.82% 0.82% 12.93% 23.34% Dec/12
Manganese 42.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -2.33% 20.00% Dec/11
Neodymium 402,500.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 1.26% -0.62% Dec/11
Rhodium 2,590.00 10.00 -0.38% -0.38% 4.65% 68.18% Dec/11

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 921.2539 5.50 0.60% 0.85% 6.23% -5.92% Dec/12
Wheat 513.9770 3.25 0.64% -0.10% 1.23% 31.03% Dec/12
Cotton 79.99 0.03 -0.04% -0.15% 5.44% 7.91% Dec/12
Rice 10.6400 0.01 -0.05% -1.66% -2.16% -10.07% Dec/12
Palm Oil 1,813.00 8.00 0.44% 1.85% -0.66% -22.82% Dec/12
Cheese 1.3710 0.01 0.44% -5.25% -5.51% -17.36% Dec/11
Milk 13.74 0.03 0.22% -5.04% -5.31% -11.98% Dec/12
Rubber 147.20 3.60 2.51% 4.25% 7.60% -24.20% Dec/12
Oat 277.5291 7.97 -2.79% -1.24% -2.45% 18.10% Dec/12
Lumber 316.40 0.70 -0.22% -3.57% -3.42% -24.86% Dec/11
Wool 1,849.00 0.00 0.00% -0.59% 4.11% 7.94% Dec/11
Tea 2.91 0.00 0.00% -3.96% -9.91% -10.46% Dec/11
Cocoa 2,065.00 1.00 -0.05% 0.24% -6.60% 14.72% Dec/12
Canola 486.40 0.90 0.19% 0.35% 2.68% -2.47% Dec/12
Orange Juice 138.40 0.60 0.44% -3.82% 3.17% -6.77% Dec/12
Sugar 12.87 0.04 0.31% 1.18% 2.06% -7.08% Dec/12
Coffee 97.35 0.30 -0.31% -3.57% -10.85% -18.16% Dec/12
Corn 375.2583 0.25 0.07% 0.27% 2.39% 11.44% Dec/12

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 118.2025 0.17 -0.15% -0.08% 2.45% 2.21% Dec/12
Beef 10.55 0.01 0.09% 2.03% 3.33% 4.35% Dec/11
Feeder Cattle 147.3000 2.28 1.57% 2.01% -0.72% 1.13% Dec/11
Lean Hogs 54.4500 0.28 -0.50% -4.26% -3.71% -14.86% Dec/11
Poultry 4.58 0.00 0.00% -1.51% 1.55% 23.12% Dec/11

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.7680 0.00 0.07% 0.00% 3.01% -8.63% Dec/12
Steel 3,631.00 39.00 -1.06% -4.40% -12.95% -16.53% Dec/12
Bitumen 2,682.00 48.00 1.82% -6.49% -15.55% 13.07% Dec/12
Coal 101.65 0.00 0.00% -0.08% -3.19% 1.83% Dec/12
Cobalt 55,000 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% -24.40% Dec/11
Lead 1,938.00 0.00 0.00% -0.77% 1.59% -23.10% Dec/11
Aluminum 1,927.50 8.00 0.41% -0.33% -1.37% -3.43% Dec/11
Tin 19,148.00 160.00 -0.82% -0.34% 0.08% 2.34% Dec/11
Zinc 2,667.00 17.00 0.67% % 2.86% -18.55% Dec/11
Nickel 10,729.50 0.00 0.00% -4.03% -5.22% -2.54% Dec/11
Molybdenum 25,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 58.73% Dec/11
Iron Ore 66.50 0.50 -0.75% -0.75% -11.92% -5.67% Dec/11
Iron Ore 62% fe 66.7400 0.23 0.35% 1.78% -11.33% -3.23% Dec/11
Lithium 114.62 0.72 -0.62% -7.81% -4.71% -19.38% Dec/11

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 1,364.00 21.00 -1.52% 10.27% 21.24% -21.74% Dec/11
CRB Index 188.14 0.17 0.09% -0.88% -3.11% 1.04% Dec/11
LME Index 2,869.30 0.00 0.00% -2.63% 0.07% -8.52% Dec/11
S&P GSCI 2,401.09 0.00 0.00% -1.50% -7.46% -0.63% Dec/11


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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
80.03 80.02 210.64 5.66 1912 - 2018 USd/Lbs Daily