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

Cotton increased 0.17 Cents/lb or 0.25% to 68.88 on Tuesday August 22 from 68.71 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 66.00 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 64.00 in 12 months time.
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Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 47.6883 0.03 0.06% 1.94% 2.91% 1.96% Aug/23
Brent 51.6564 0.32 -0.62% 2.76% 6.29% 5.31% Aug/23
Natural gas 2.9539 0.01 0.44% 2.21% 1.89% 5.65% Aug/23
Gasoline 1.5866 0.01 -0.48% 1.45% 1.91% 5.10% Aug/23
Heating oil 1.5775 0.01 -0.66% 0.20% 3.99% 5.43% Aug/23
Ethanol 1.5306 0.01 -0.67% -0.03% 0.90% 5.05% Aug/23
Naphtha 454.95 0.92 0.20% 0.68% 8.72% 22.59% Aug/22
Propane 0.75 0.00 0.04% 1.05% 17.04% 67.41% Aug/22

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,284.3601 2.67 0.21% 0.13% 2.35% -2.94% Aug/23
Silver 17.0020 0.06 0.34% -0.46% 3.36% -8.15% Aug/23
Platinum 975.65 1.15 0.12% -0.09% 5.42% -8.99% Aug/23
Palladium 924.50 8.00 -0.86% 1.15% 9.02% 35.56% Aug/23

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 938.9741 5.00 0.54% 1.87% -5.87% -8.90% Aug/23
Wheat 401.9313 0.75 0.19% -4.13% -17.76% -0.51% Aug/23
Cotton 68.88 0.17 0.25% 1.77% 3.81% 2.18% Aug/22
Rice 12.1586 0.36 -2.88% -0.71% 0.99% 18.45% Aug/23
Palm Oil 2,730.00 1.00 0.04% 4.12% 5.45% -3.91% Aug/23
Cheese 1.6640 0.00 0.06% 0.12% 7.35% -8.32% Aug/22
Milk 16.52 0.01 -0.06% 0.43% 6.58% -2.59% Aug/22
Wool 1,614.00 0.00 0.00% 4.13% 6.04% 24.44% Aug/22
Tea 3.30 0.00 0.00% -0.60% -2.37% 14.58% Aug/22
Orange Juice 131.10 0.80 -0.61% -5.89% -2.53% -29.93% Aug/22
Lumber 367.60 0.00 0.00% -1.61% -2.98% 13.11% Aug/22
Cocoa 1,923.00 7.00 -0.36% 3.11% -2.29% -36.43% Aug/22
Rubber 215.90 1.50 -0.69% 1.41% 4.10% 41.95% Aug/23
Canola 513.20 6.40 1.26% 4.16% 3.89% 9.47% Aug/23
Sugar 13.68 0.17 1.26% 5.72% -5.00% -32.34% Aug/23
Coffee 126.75 0.90 0.72% -3.98% -4.38% -12.77% Aug/23
Oat 238.3547 1.00 -0.42% -8.33% -17.45% 40.83% Aug/23
Corn 346.3450 0.25 0.07% -1.75% -8.19% 5.75% Aug/23

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 106.7250 0.73 0.68% -2.51% -6.28% -5.32% Aug/22
Poultry 3.52 0.00 0.00% -0.85% 5.71% -20.72% Aug/22
Feeder Cattle 142.2250 0.15 0.11% -0.02% -4.19% -3.02% Aug/23
Lean Hogs 63.8250 0.05 -0.08% -7.20% -20.59% 5.80% Aug/23
Beef 9.40 0.00 0.00% 5.26% 2.73% -0.74% Aug/22

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.9880 0.00 -0.10% 1.13% 9.49% 44.00% Aug/23
Cobalt 59,750.00 0.00 0.00% 6.22% 3.91% 125.47% Aug/22
Lead 2,320.25 0.00 0.00% -1.06% 3.34% 23.17% Aug/22
Aluminum 2,075.00 6.00 -0.29% 1.87% 7.46% 23.29% Aug/22
Tin 20,350.00 150.00 -0.73% 0.12% 1.75% 10.66% Aug/22
Zinc 3,119.00 6.50 -0.21% 6.16% 11.63% 35.87% Aug/22
Nickel 11,263.50 0.00 0.00% 2.98% 15.72% 9.35% Aug/22
Molybdenum 15,750.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Aug/22
Steel 312.50 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Aug/22
Iron Ore 78.00 1.00 1.30% 6.85% 16.42% 26.83% Aug/22
Iron Ore 62% fe 74.89 0.50 0.67% 2.10% 14.53% 23.21% Aug/22
Coal 98.35 0.00 0.00% 3.58% 13.90% 46.57% Aug/22
Lithium 119.95 1.28 1.08% 1.99% 4.98% 33.60% Aug/22

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 1,249.00 17.00 -1.34% 6.84% 27.84% 80.49% Aug/22
CRB Index 178.80 0.19 0.10% 0.26% 0.37% -5.55% Aug/22
LME Index 3,143.40 0.00 0.00% 4.25% 9.35% 30.62% Aug/22
S&P GSCI 2,195.6230 0.00 0.00% -1.44% 0.55% -6.03% Aug/22


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 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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
68.88 68.71 210.64 5.66 1912 - 2017 Cents/lb Daily