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

Cotton increased 0.46 USd/Lbs or 0.55% to 83.43 on Friday April 20 from 82.97 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 68.1829 0.02 0.03% 1.18% 4.62% 37.41% Apr/20
Brent 73.7602 0.08 0.11% 1.63% 6.18% 41.96% Apr/20
Natural gas 2.6733 0.01 0.34% -2.26% 1.34% -13.79% Apr/20
Gasoline 2.0770 0.00 0.18% 0.56% 3.22% 26.30% Apr/20
Heating oil 2.1159 0.00 0.12% 0.75% 5.60% 36.22% Apr/20
Ethanol 1.5080 0.00 0.00% 1.34% 2.52% -7.14% Apr/20
Naphtha 602.34 0.73 0.12% 0.44% 6.49% 28.12% Apr/19
Uranium 20.5000 0.25 1.23% -0.73% -7.45% -10.48% Apr/19
Propane 0.80 0.00 -0.24% 1.58% 2.35% 23.33% Apr/19

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,338.62 3.88 -0.29% -0.48% 0.51% 4.25% Apr/20
Silver 17.0663 0.11 -0.65% 2.70% 3.28% -4.55% Apr/20
Platinum 928.70 3.80 -0.41% 0.13% -2.65% -4.31% Apr/20
Palladium 1,016.20 9.30 -0.91% 2.96% 2.65% 28.39% Apr/20
Neodymium 435,000.00 2,500.00 -0.57% -1.69% -3.33% 22.54% Apr/19
Rhodium 2,100.00 5.00 0.24% 1.45% 7.97% 104.88% Apr/19
Manganese 41.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 36.67% Apr/19

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 1,028.4101 7.25 -0.70% -2.45% -0.13% 8.14% Apr/20
Wheat 467.8443 8.00 -1.68% -0.99% 3.16% 15.52% Apr/20
Cotton 83.43 0.46 0.55% 0.02% 1.02% 5.62% Apr/20
Rice 13.0235 0.05 -0.35% -0.71% 5.57% 33.30% Apr/20
Palm Oil 2,398.00 10.00 0.42% 0.25% -2.48% -10.15% Apr/20
Cheese 1.5770 0.01 0.32% 0.83% 1.22% 5.70% Apr/19
Milk 14.51 0.02 0.14% 0.69% 1.61% -4.54% Apr/19
Rubber 180.30 0.80 0.45% 3.09% 1.58% -29.29% Apr/20
Orange Juice 143.15 1.55 -1.07% 2.29% 4.18% -10.53% Apr/19
Sugar 11.71 0.04 -0.34% -3.06% -7.58% -28.64% Apr/20
Tea 3.08 0.00 0.00% -1.60% -6.10% 0.65% Apr/19
Oat 234.0281 0.25 0.11% -0.09% 1.09% 7.60% Apr/20
Coffee 114.75 0.50 0.44% -2.17% -3.45% -11.63% Apr/20
Canola 530.50 3.90 -0.73% 1.30% 1.82% 0.87% Apr/20
Cocoa 2,790.00 41.00 -1.45% 8.81% 10.54% 48.42% Apr/20
Wool 1,805.00 29.00 1.63% 1.63% 3.08% 19.38% Apr/19
Lumber 552.20 1.50 0.27% 5.32% 12.76% 38.57% Apr/19
Corn 380.5081 2.00 -0.52% -1.49% 1.47% 6.58% Apr/20

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 117.8000 1.18 -0.99% 1.77% -1.48% -9.25% Apr/19
Poultry 2.96 0.02 -0.67% -2.63% -7.50% -19.13% Apr/19
Beef 9.57 0.04 -0.42% -1.34% 0.63% -5.53% Apr/19
Lean Hogs 70.1500 0.30 0.43% 29.19% 10.91% 11.31% Apr/19
Feeder Cattle 137.0250 0.20 -0.15% -1.69% 0.18% -1.10% Apr/20

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 3.1215 0.00 -0.02% 1.76% 2.39% 23.06% Apr/20
Bitumen 2,798.00 20.00 -0.71% 0.58% 4.95% 14.67% Apr/20
Steel 3,731.00 48.00 -1.27% 0.43% 0.76% 18.75% Apr/20
Lead 2,373.75 0.00 0.00% 1.88% 0.92% 10.79% Apr/19
Aluminum 2,485.00 52.00 -2.05% 6.88% 19.70% 28.52% Apr/19
Tin 21,450.00 25.00 -0.12% 2.63% 3.75% 8.61% Apr/19
Zinc 3,223.00 42.00 -1.29% 4.17% 0.62% 24.73% Apr/19
Nickel 15,224.00 0.00 0.00% 11.36% 13.54% 63.79% Apr/19
Iron Ore 62% fe 65.49 0.80 1.24% 2.03% -8.57% -7.67% Apr/19
Coal 93.45 1.47 1.60% 0.79% 2.15% 10.99% Apr/19
Molybdenum 25,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 19.05% 66.67% Apr/19
Iron Ore 68.50 3.00 4.58% 5.38% 0.74% 3.01% Apr/19
Cobalt 91,250 0.00 0.00% -0.82% 1.11% 66.67% Apr/19
Lithium 130.70 0.83 0.64% 2.63% -1.61% 24.10% Apr/19
Soda Ash 1,910.00 0.00 0.00% 2.85% 12.16% 17.28% Apr/18

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
LME Index 3,493.70 0.00 0.00% 5.04% 8.27% 27.13% Apr/19
S&P GSCI 2,736.87 0.00 0.00% 1.72% 6.40% 21.74% Apr/19
Baltic Dry 1,201.00 77.00 6.85% 20.95% 7.04% 0.50% Apr/19
CRB Index 206.08 1.13 -0.54% 1.32% 4.12% 12.38% Apr/19


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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
83.43 82.97 210.64 5.66 1912 - 2018 USd/Lbs Daily