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

Cotton increased 1.08 Cents/lb or 1.48% to 74.08 on Tuesday December 12 from 73 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 57.6321 0.27 -0.47% 0.02% 1.54% 8.78% Dec/12
Brent 64.4629 0.28 -0.43% 2.55% 2.06% 15.69% Dec/12
Natural gas 2.7142 0.12 -4.17% -6.86% -14.30% -21.87% Dec/12
Gasoline 1.7287 0.00 0.25% 0.60% -3.58% 11.48% Dec/12
Heating oil 1.9560 0.00 0.12% 2.20% 1.24% 16.80% Dec/12
Ethanol 1.2895 0.03 -2.13% -4.48% -10.57% -26.02% Dec/12
Naphtha 578.64 2.65 0.46% 2.63% 0.13% 26.00% Dec/11
Propane 0.96 0.01 -1.25% -1.33% -1.20% 53.60% Dec/11

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,239.02 4.22 -0.34% -2.14% -3.02% 7.00% Dec/12
Silver 15.6357 0.04 -0.28% -2.82% -8.25% -7.51% Dec/12
Platinum 875.80 8.94 -1.01% -4.37% -6.01% -6.05% Dec/12
Palladium 1,008.50 1.47 -0.15% 2.63% 1.89% 38.34% Dec/12

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 978.6713 5.75 -0.59% -2.96% 1.57% -4.80% Dec/12
Wheat 388.1770 0.08 -0.02% -4.39% -8.50% -7.02% Dec/12
Cotton 74.13 1.13 1.55% -1.11% 7.62% 2.90% Dec/12
Rice 12.2030 0.05 0.42% 0.32% 10.00% 23.83% Dec/12
Cheese 1.6590 0.00 0.24% 1.28% -5.79% -7.21% Dec/12
Palm Oil 2,365.00 15.00 0.64% -3.71% -14.00% -25.84% Dec/12
Milk 15.65 0.04 0.26% 1.49% -6.85% -9.17% Dec/12
Cocoa 1,830.00 87.00 -4.54% -5.13% -17.12% -19.81% Dec/12
Rubber 194.40 1.30 0.67% -2.21% 2.86% -23.46% Dec/12
Orange Juice 149.80 1.20 -0.79% -7.56% -6.72% -25.91% Dec/12
Coffee 117.45 3.55 -2.93% -6.75% -7.95% -16.26% Dec/12
Lumber 425.10 4.80 -1.12% 0.62% -9.05% 34.74% Dec/12
Oat 227.0134 0.50 -0.22% -5.02% -17.00% 4.02% Dec/12
Wool 1,699.00 0.00 0.00% 1.37% 1.07% 25.95% Dec/11
Canola 500.20 2.30 -0.46% -1.86% -1.94% -3.06% Dec/12
Sugar 13.78 0.17 -1.22% -7.52% -8.92% -25.91% Dec/12
Tea 3.25 0.00 0.00% -12.63% -0.91% -1.22% Dec/11
Corn 337.3556 0.75 0.22% -0.70% -1.43% -5.30% Dec/12

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 116.3759 0.98 0.85% 0.00% -3.48% 5.46% Dec/12
Beef 10.10 0.13 1.30% 1.92% 4.77% -3.53% Dec/11
Feeder Cattle 145.4500 0.23 0.15% -3.00% -8.35% 13.15% Dec/11
Lean Hogs 63.6000 0.08 -0.12% -2.08% 2.09% 10.85% Dec/11
Poultry 3.70 0.00 0.00% -0.27% -3.65% -10.63% Dec/11

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.9838 0.00 0.02% 2.17% -4.10% 15.07% Dec/12
Bitumen 2,342.00 42.00 -1.76% -6.17% -9.30% 4.74% Dec/12
Steel 4,460.00 161.00 3.75% -2.94% 12.91% 30.45% Dec/12
Cobalt 74,750 250.00 0.34% 12.83% 22.04% 137.30% Dec/11
Lead 2,494.25 47.00 1.92% -2.07% -0.65% 8.01% Dec/11
Aluminum 2,022.00 11.50 0.57% -2.53% -3.39% 15.54% Dec/11
Tin 19,400.00 50.00 -0.26% -0.28% -0.13% -7.29% Dec/11
Zinc 3,125.00 42.50 1.38% -3.82% -1.61% 15.27% Dec/11
Nickel 11,176.50 286.00 2.63% -0.47% -8.74% -2.15% Dec/11
Molybdenum 15,750.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 5.00% Dec/11
Iron Ore 69.50 2.00 2.96% 2.96% 15.83% -13.13% Dec/11
Coal 99.50 1.38 1.41% 5.42% 5.24% 15.70% Dec/12
Lithium 142.07 1.27 0.90% -3.24% -4.98% 51.25% Dec/11

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 1,727.00 25.00 1.47% 3.91% 19.52% 61.55% Dec/11
CRB Index 187.36 0.95 -0.51% -1.53% -3.51% -3.74% Dec/12
LME Index 3,139.70 39.00 1.26% 0.35% -0.37% 28.74% Dec/11
S&P GSCI 2,444.38 18.29 0.75% -1.39% -1.63% 2.72% 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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
74.08 73.00 210.64 5.66 1912 - 2017 Cents/lb Daily